Pioneer Power

Learn to be a pioneer at Old World Wisconsin.

Pioneer Power

  • Single-day Session:
    • Thursday, July 20
    • Tuesday, August 1

Learn about moving heavy loads with a fulcrum and lever and pulleys. Work with wood tools like a schnitzelbank, a hand drill and a plane. Make molasses cookies and cheese and see chemistry at work. Watch a blacksmith use molecular changes to shape iron! See how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and history connect through pioneer power in the 19th century!

  • Sessions run from 8:30 am to 3 pm
  • Pick-up and drop-off in the Norwegian area parking lot

  • Cost: $50
  • Grades: Entering grades 3 - 6
Pioneer Power Blacksmiths.