Indian pipesWlliamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be hosting its annual History Day Camp during the week July 29 - August 2, 2024, from 9 am to Noon each day. The Camp, which will explore Native American culture, colonial settlement, and touch on the American Revolution, is for children with a suggested age of 8-12 years old.

A whole host of activities will be presented, providing educational activities with crafts, presenters and reenactors. Included in the activities will be: a discussion of Native American culture with Tank Baird; a drumming circle conducted by Scott Atherton; an atlatl demonstration; herbology and medical practices with Master Gardener Erica ; spinning and weaving with Joy McCracken; and a discussion of toys of the period with Heather Hibbs. Other activities are still in the planning stages. Retired educator Pat Damaska is coordinating the efforts of the Day Camp.

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. Registrations may be made through July 18, 2024.

The museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. Parking may be found to the rear of the museum or on the street. For more information, please call the museum at 570.326.3326.