Heritage Tours

AHT Gettysburg

For more than 40 years, the England Heritage Tour Program has had a positive impact on the lives of thousands of youth in the area. The program runs with school board approval. We are privileged to have a dedicated volunteer staff that have a high degree of historical knowledge, travel experience, enthusiasm and devotion to the development of area youth. All volunteer their time, energy and skills for the success of the program. With a return rate of over 50%, some volunteers have been with the program for more than 20 years! The program begins months prior to tour dates. Monthly meetings at local schools give students a background on the various touring sites. We travel by chartered coaches and cover over 500 miles!


  • Teach major concepts in American History in a hands-on fashion
  • Encourage teamwork & group support
  • Foster maturity & teach responsibility
  • Instill work ethic principles & goal setting
  • Provide opportunities for individual growth & leadership development
  • Nurture the creation of friendships & life-long memories


  • Attend monthly evening preparation meetings
  • Complete monthly assignments and be ready to share with the study group
  • Participate in a YMCA Community Service Project
  • Uphold high standards of behavior; displaying the YMCA character values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility
  • Getting to know one another and becoming a working “family unit”

NEHT Itinerary Highlights:

Boston, Plymouth, Historic Concord

AHT Itinerary Highlights:

Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Washington DC, Amish Country

Spring 2017 Tour Dates

Tour Schools Grade Dates Register
AHT – S/E Monadnock, Jaffrey-Rindge 8th 4/9-4/14 Registration Closed
AHT – P Peterborough 7th 4/17-4/21 Registration Closed
AHT – W Wilton 7th & 8th 4/20-4/23 Registration Closed
NEHT – E Jaffrey-Rindge, Peterborough, Antrim 7th 4/30-5/3 Registration Closed

 Fall 2017 Tour Dates

Tour Schools Grade Dates Register
AHT-C Chesterfield, Hinsdale, Marlborough, Westmoreland, Winchester 8th 9/17-9/22 Register Online

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NEHT-E Jaffrey-Rindge 7th 10/1-10/4 Register Online

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NEHT-NW Charlestown, Chesterfield, Marlborough, Lempster, Vilas, Westmoreland, Walpole, Hinsdale, Winchester 7th 10/13-10/15 Register Online

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AHT–NW Charlestown, Walpole, Vilas, Lempster 8th 10/22-10/27 Register Online

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Parent Resources

Thank you so much for supporting our YMCA educational programs. We look forward to touring with you.