Materials to Loan

To offer fun and meaningful place-based learning experiences for students, Weir Farm National Historic Site provides resources and support to teachers like you. Resources for teachers include free professional development workshops and insider access to the park's cultural and natural resources which include historic structures, stone walls, trails, gardens, forests, wetlands, meadows, Weir Pond, and the park's resource library. The park also loans a variety of materials for teachers to use as they instruct lessons on-site and in the classroom.

Current available items for loan include:

  • Art supplies, including painting and sketching materials
  • 10 Garmin eTrex Legend HCx GPS Units
  • 1 Vortex Razor HD Spotting Scope and Digital Adapter
  • 10 Kodak EasyShare Digital Cameras
  • 1 LaMotte GREEN Comprehensive Water Quality Monitoring Kit
  • 30 Pedometers
  • 40 Pair Binoculars
  • 10 Suunto A-10 Recreational Compasses
  • 15 Sets of Tree Identifier Cards
  • 15 National Audubon Society Field Guides of New England
  • 15 Pond Life Golden Guide Books
  • 13 Medium-sized Terrariums
  • 8 Medium-sized Bug/Butterfly Houses for Viewing
  • 20 Butterfly Nets
  • 20 Pond Nets
  • Magnifiers
  • Bug Boxes
  • 50 Mats to sit on in the landscape
  • 2 Giant Frames for activities in the landscape
  • Portfolios containing 6 Julian Alden Weir prints
  • Laminated National Park System Maps


If you are interested in using any of these items during a future visit with your students or would like more information on scheduling a free professional development workshop through the A Park for Every Classroom program, please contact the park's Education Program Coordinator at (203) 834-1896 ext. 11.

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