Our Summer History Day Camp is a week filled with activities, presenters for children ages 8-12. Each year is a different focus on a specific time period. Past years have includes Native American and frontier culture, and the World War theme.
Now accepting applications for the 2018 session of History Day Camp. This year's camp will focus on the Civil War and 19th Century Life and is scheduled for July 30, 2018 through August 3, 2018 from 9AM to Noon each day.
Through a variety of hands-on activities and crafts, Day Campers will learn about the Civil War and what it was like to live in the 19th century. Some of the anticipated fun-filled activities include tasting hard tack, participating in military drills, making a seashell covered box or picture frame, dance lessons, and enjoying a high Victorian tea.
There is a fee and advanced registration is required by July 24, 2018. For Historical Society members, the cost is $60. For non-members, the cost is $70. Get an application. For further information, please contact the Historical Society at 570.326.3326.
The 2017 Summer History Day Camp focused on Native American Life and Frontier Culture. Activities included a simulated archaeological dig, a Native American drumming demonstration, speakers and arts and crafts.
Past camps have featured a variety of themes. in 2016, a World War theme was featured. There was a wide range of activities including: Women in the War, propaganda, a visit from Amelia Earhart, creating care packages, a talk about the Civilian Conservation Corps, and a sock hop. The kids created styrofoam airplanes and practiced flying them.
There is a fee and advanced registration is required. For Historical Society members, the cost is $60. For non-members, the cost is $70. To register your child, call the Taber Museum at 570-326-3326 for an application or download an application. For more information, please call the museum at 570.326.3326.