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River Rendezvous: School Days

River Rendezvous: School Days

Date(s) - 09/21/2015 - 09/25/2015
All Day

Pond-Dakota Mission Park


This living history event is designed for school groups grades 4 through 8. It allows youth to experience the mid-19th century lives of Native Americans, fur traders, and settlers. They will meet re-enactors demonstrating different lifestyles, historical crafts, and occupations, such as candle dipping, tin smithing, farming, and much more! Tours of the restored 1856 Gideon and Agnes Pond House are provided. Visit the Bloomington Parks and Recreation website under “School Days” section for contact information, registration instructions, and policies.

A public program is also available on September 24. See River Rendezvous public event details.


  • $10 per student – for registrations received before May 15, 2015
  • $11 per student – for registrations received after May 15, 2015
  • One adult per five students: free. Each adult above this ratio: $11.
  • Rates for Bloomington schools may vary.

Bloomington Parks and Recreation