Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic Site
Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic Site

Traveling Exhibits for Teachers/ Lewis and Clark: Preparing for Discovery in Illinois Series
Lewis and Clark educational kits are available. The kits focus on events that happened in Illinois, such as preparation and recruitment. Each kit features a different topic: Identification, Journal Writing, Reading Materials, Leadership (Biography) and Teambuilding (Life at Camp River Dubois).

The kits are available for one week, free of charge, at the following historic sites:

    Lewis and Clark State Historic Site: 618-251-5811
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site: 618-346-5160
    Old Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site: 618-332-1782
    Fort de Chartres State Historic Site: 618-284-7230
    Fort Kaskaskia/Pierre Menard Home: 618-859-3741

In addition, kits can be reserved at local public libraries. Ask your librarian for interlibrary loan assistance and request "Lewis and Clark: Preparing for Discovery in Illinois" Series. There are 15 public libraries in Illinois hosting the kits. Listed below are some of the host libraries:

    Chicago Public Library: 312-747-4780
    Mattoon Public Library: 217-234-2621
    Cahokia Public Library: 618-332-1491
    Wood River Public Library: 618-254-4832
    Chester Public Library: 618-826-3711
    Metropolis Public Library: 618-524-4312

Teachers Guide
get_adobe_readerThe following lessons are available as PDF files. Click on logo at right to download a FREE copy of the Adobe Acrobat reader.

Lesson #1
Lesson #2
Lesson #3
Lesson #4
Lesson #5
Lesson #6

Expedition Activity
Expedition Maps
Camp Life at River DuBois
Spelling Activity
The Louisiana Purchase
Westward Expansion
Clothing Activity
Paper Doll Activity
Teacher Survey


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