Art and Essay Contest
The fourth grade Art and Essay Contest celebrates Black History Month while encouraging students' creativity through essay writing and creating original artwork. Based on the annual theme, student work is recognized with an art show and display of essays, plus an awards ceremony. U.S. Savings Bonds, trophies, ribbons, and certificates are provided. The program features free lessons on the park website, classroom visits by VIPs (Volunteers-In-Parks), and connection with communication arts and fine arts curriculum.
2013 4th Grade Art and Essay Contest!
Did You Know?
Visitors strolling along the the Carver Nature Trail observe the area where two cabins once stood. The rock in this picture features a commemorative plaque announcing the establishment of the monument on July 14, 1943 by an Act of Congress.