Summer Camps Youth Groups
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 : 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.