Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site will present its annual SUMMERS PAST HISTORY PROGRAM for youth ages 6 –14.
Three five-day sessions will be offered between June 12th and June 30th. Historic based crafts, storytelling, games, cave exploration, and outdoor fun will be offered. Each session will be limited to 20 participants. The sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for each five-day week. The cost for each session is $100 for non-members and $90 for members. There is a reduced fee for two or more children from the same family. Parents may drop off children at 8:00 a.m. at no extra charge. Extended hours after 2:00 p.m. at $3.00 per hour per child are available until 5:00 p.m.
Session One will run June 12th – 16th. This session will highlight Native American bead weaving, dissecting an owl pellet, pinch pot making, Native American legends, and more. Session Two will be held June 19th – 23rd and will showcase basketry, wool working, candle dipping, Jack Tales, and more. Session Three will take place June 26th – 30th. This session will feature tin punching, pillow making, meeting a Civil War soldier, Aesop’s Fables, and more. The ever-popular “Carters Raid” game will take place each week. There will also be a late morning snack provided to each camper every day.
These are just a few of the many activities that will be offered during the program. For additional information and application, please contact Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site at 423-926-3631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.