Summer Camps 2019

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Little explorers

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24 to 28, 2019; registration deadline June 17

Ages 4 to 7
Maximum 14 campers

Take a trip into the world of science at Little Explorers camp. Each day we'll explore a different topic with fun activities from the comfort of Ker Place grounds.

Tuition is $110 for Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society members, $125 for not-yet-members. All materials and a daily snack are included. Children need to bring a packed lunch each day.

For any issues with payment online, registration and/or scholarship forms, email Stephanie Templin, education director, at collections@shorehistory.org.
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Which Camp is Right for MY CHILD?

Summer camps with the Historical Society are ideal for children looking for new experiences. Each five-day camp is designed for a specific age group, and activities may include everything from kayaking to making kaleidoscopes.

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AMerican Spies & Nature DETECTIVES

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 2, 2019; registration deadline July 22

Ages 8 to 13
Maximum 10 campers

Travel behind enemy lines in our American Spies & Nature Detectives camp. Learn to decode messages and create invisible ink using the same techniques as spies in the Civil War. Nature camp, presented and sponsored by the Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District, will include kayaking Onancock Creek to explore its ecology.

Tuition is $150 for ESVHS members, $165 for not-yet-members. All materials and a daily snack are included. Children need to bring a packed lunch each day.

Full/partial scholarships are available.

For registration and/or scholarship forms, email Stephanie Templin, education director, at collections@shorehistory.org.
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Camp Details

Full payment is due two weeks before the camp start date. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. 

For more information, please contact
Stephanie Templin, education director, at 757-787-8012 or email her at collections@shorehistory.org.

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Artisan CAMP

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 to 9, 2019; registration deadline July 29

Ages 10 to 14
Maximum 10 campers

Wood-burning, illustrating, and metalworking sound interesting? How about working with mixed media, pottery, and painting? Instructors include Tracey Arvidson, Danny Doughty, Karen Tweedie, Annie & Russell Jones, and Jenny Stevens. Campers will have extensive hands-on time with a different artisan or artisans in a different medium each day. Tuition will include all materials.

$250 for Historical Society members, $275 for not-yet-members. A daily snack is included. Children need to bring a packed lunch each day.

Four full scholarships are available thanks to the United Way of Eastern Shore.

For registration and/or scholarship forms, email Stephanie Templin, education director, at collections@shorehistory.org.
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