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Summer Camps  Youth Groups 

2018

Each summer the Oldham County History Center offers unique opportunities for children to experience hands-on history.  Two different camps for children ages 7-12 gives participants the chance to explore another time period and culture. .   Pre-registration is required for all camps and must be made one week prior to start of camp.  Contact :  Helen@oldhamcountyhistoricalsociety.org or call:  502-222-0826

Farm Life Summer Camp

 

Thursday, June 14 & Friday, June 15/9 am-3pm/$75 per child.  Recommended ages 7-12.  Activities take place at the Dalhgren Pioneer Barn- children learn about farm to table, meet special "farm animals" and learn how to make farm meals.  Camp includes guest presenters and lots of activities in a hands-on two-day camp for those who like exploring new things and being outside.  Led by educator Helen McKinney.

Junior Ranger Underground Railroad Field Camp

 

Thursday, June 7 & Friday, June 8/9 am-3pm/$75 per child. Learn about Kentucky’s hidden Underground Railroad. Participants will discover sites that relate to Oldham County, abolitionists in our area, and Henry Bibb, a slave-turned-abolitionist who escaped to freedom in Canada. Participants will also get to meet Aunt Hannah, a slave; Henry Bibb; and Conductor Delia Webster. They will learn about the History Center’s participation in the National Park Service as well. Lots of activities in a hands-on two day camp for those who like exploring new things and being outside. Led by educator Helen McKinney. 

*Students can register for one or both days of the Archaeology or Underground Railorad camp. Price is $40 for one day, or a discounted price of $75 for both days.