History Day Camp

Description: Students aged 6-12 will spend their three camp days exploring the Heritage Center and its surrounding area.
Tuesday, July 18, is Exploring Cultures of the Past! Join us as we learn about archeology digs and understanding the importance about people of the past and Native American cultures, games and cooking. Explore the Deppen Cemetery and discover the people buried there, and how you can create your own family tree.
Wednesday, July 19, is Canal Life, Games, and Art of the Past! Explore some of the games that were played in the past, and get a chance to make your own jump rope. Then try your hand at an art project that was used to decorate chests.
The camp will come to end on Thursday, July 19, with Life on the Farm. Get a chance to learn about plowing and create bees wax candles. Then, join us as we explore the Gruber Wagon Works to learn the science and technology behind how wagons were built.
Class size is limited to 20 campers aged 6-12. The cost of this wonderful program is $45 for all three days. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 610-374-8839. The registration deadline is July 10.
Location: Berks County Heritage Center
Date of Event (Start Date if Recurring Event): Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Time: 9:00am-12:20pm EDT

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