History

History

Milwaukee Hidden History Hike

For boys entering grades 5, 6, 7, 8, and MUHS Grade 9

Jon Parsons, Marquette High’s Milwaukee History instructor, will lead a walking tour of downtown Milwaukee. With over 175 years of development, there is history hidden everywhere you look. Peel back the layers of time and see what lies underneath! Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a backpack with water and a bag lunch/snack.

Multiple dates of the same experience are being offered – select the day that’s best for you!

June 29 (Wednesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
July 12 (Tuesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
July 25 (Monday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
July 28 (Thursday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m
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Fee: $60
Instructors: Mr. Jon Parsons – Social Studies
Minimum enrollment – 4; Maximum enrollment – 10



Hidden History of Milwaukee - Tour the sites by school van

For boys entering grades 5, 6, 7, 8

Come join Jon Parsons, MUHS’s Milwaukee History instructor, as he fires up the school van and hits the road to explore some of the most unique sites of our hometown. The tour will focus on the impact of geography, infrastructure, technology and economics in how our city developed. If you’re the kind of student that looks around and says, “I wonder what was here a hundred years ago,” this tour is for you! Sites visited will be different from the hike and bike ride that are being offered.

Multiple dates of the same experience are being offered – select the day that’s best for you!

June 27 (Monday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
June 30 (Thursday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
July 26 (Tuesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CAMP CLOSED - July 13 (Wednesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fee: $60
Instructor: Mr. Jon Parsons - Social Studies
Minimum enrollment - 6; Maximum enrollment - 9



Pedaling Through the Past: A History of Milwaukee Bike Tour

For boys entering grades 6, 7, 8, and MUHS Grade 9

Join MUHS Milwaukee History teacher Jon Parsons on a bike trip through the Menomonee River Valley. History lovers will learn stories of Milwaukee’s past as they journey from the site of one of Milwaukee’s oldest trading posts in Mitchell Park to Lake Michigan and back. Bring some bottled water, a bag lunch and remember your helmet!

Multiple dates of the same experience are being offered – select the day that’s best for you!

June 28 (Tuesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CAMP FULL - July 11 (Monday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CAMP FULL - July 14 (Thursday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CAMP FULL - July 27 (Wednesday): 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Fee: $60
Instructors: Mr. Jon Parsons – Social Studies
Minimum enrollment – 4; Maximum enrollment – 6