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 10th and June 28th. 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 10th – 14th. This session will highlight Native American bead weaving, making and playing the stick game, learning Native American legends, and more.
Session Two will be held June 17th – 21st and will showcase open hearth cooking, candle dipping, learning Jack Tales, and more.
Session Three will take place June 24th – 28th. This session will feature tin punching, felt pillow making, meeting a Civil War soldier, learning Aesop’s Fables, and more. The ever-popular “Carters Raid” game will take place each week, along with a watermelon hunt. 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 the application, please contact Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site at 423-926-3631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tipton-Haynes is a Tennessee Historical Commission State-Owned Historic Site.