Summer Camps 2016

little explorers

June 26 - 30, from 9:00–2:00
Ages 4-7

Take a trip around the world at Little Explorers camp. Each day we'll explore new countries and continents from the comfort of Ker Place grounds. Come with us as we learn new languages, create games, and craft souvenirs from around the world.

Tuition is $125 ($110 for ESVHS members) and all materials, a daily snack, and a camp T-shirt are included.

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Which Camp is Right for Me?

Summer camps with the Historical Society are ideal for budding history buffs or children looking for new experiences; each camp provides students the opportunity to connect to the past. Each five day camp is designed for specific age groups and activities may include: candle dipping, toy making, baking sewing, instrument making and animal tracking.
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artisan camp

July 17 - 21, from 9:00–2:00
Ages 8-11

Step back in time and explore the past at Artisan Camp. Learn what it was like to be a kid in Colonial America, helping out around the house as well as making time to play. Campers will have the opportunity to create candles, paper, and toys as well as explore life and culture in 18-century America.

Tuition is $150 ($135 for ESVHS members) and all materials, a snack, and a T-shirt are included. Campers need to bring a packed lunch each day.

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Camp Details

All camps are limited to 20 children each, so register early! Full payment is due two weeks before camp start date. Space is limited and advanced registration is required.

For more information please contact
Stephanie Templin: 757-787-8012 or education@shorehistory.org.

Spies and Nature

August 7 - 11, from 9:00–4:00
Ages 9-13

This is an an advanced camp in early American espionage tactics and cracking nature's codes.  Campers will create advanced codes, complete reconnaissance assignments, master the art of disguise and learn to travel behind enemy lines. All the while, they will broaden their observation skills and look more closely at the world around them to discover nature’s mysteries.

Campers will learn to identify a variety of animal tracks, birds and trees, and master solar cooking techniques. The week culminates in the completion of a mission and a grand scavenger hunt.

The Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District joins us in offering this camp.

Tuition is $165 ($150 for ESVHS members) and all materials, a snack, and a T-shirt are included. Campers need to bring a packed lunch each day.

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