For grades: 3rd through College
Requirements for live visit: sound system with two microphones.
Fees for live visit: Under Nebraska Humanities, only the $35 application fee for educational program. Under Nebraska Arts Council, $849 for performance program, includes school workshop (grant for non-profit organization in Nebraska is $382). Outside of Nebraska, call for
Funding: Nebraska Humanities Council $35 app fee.``402-474-2131.``Nebraska Arts Council $849 fee, grants``available for up to $382 for Nebraska``non-profit organizations.``402-595-2122.
Educational Performers »
Your description of women on the trail in word and song was very poignant, and the monument staff and visitors truly enjoyed the program. --- Deborah J. Qualey, Acting Supt., Scotts Bluff National Monument
1. One-hour performance for general audience.
2. One-hour educational workshop. (Focus is on using local history and research skills to write poems and songs. All levels.)
3. 30-50 minute educational program, plus time for questions and discussion.
Lyn DeNaeyer is a third generation rancher in the Nebraska Sandhills, and a freelance writer whose newspaper column has won numerous awards. She also holds a degree in Mental Health and has worked in several areas of Human Services.
Deb Carpenter lives in rural northwestern Nebraska with her husband and two daughters. She teaches at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. She has received awards for her musical compositions.
Lyn's and Deb's program The Heart's Compass is endorsed by the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Humanities Council.