CURRENT HOURS: Open Wednesday-Saturday, 9am-4pm

Summer Day Camp – 1st Grade

children play in the creekVisiting the Past

1/2 day AM or PM
Sessions: 2-4, 6-11

Blast into the past to explore nature, frontier town life, and fun on the farm! Live like a person in a different century as you play with Victorian toys at the Flynn Mansion and shop in the General Store. Work on your observation skills as you take nature walks, and get muddy playing in the creek! This half-day week long camp is offered in the morning and the afternoon.

Registration for Visiting the Past starts Jan 2 (Members), Jan 16 (Non-members)

Register for Visiting the Past

DayThemeActivities
MondayBirds & BugsVisit 1700 Farm, paint faces, make a picture journal, work in garden
Tuesday*School DaysVisit Schoolhouse, decorate chalkboards, practice penmanship
WednesdayVictorian ToysVisit Flynn Mansion, make Victorian toys, go on a nature walk
ThursdayPioneer DaysVisit 1850 Farm, PLAY IN CREEK
Friday1900 FarmVisit 1900 Farm, shop in General Store

 

*Note: All groups have picture day on Tuesday.

CREEK WALK days will be wet and muddy. Bring a towel or plastic bag for your child to sit on in the car.

Activities subject to change depending on weather.

 

children interact with farmer in front of red barnBig Red Barn School

Full day
Sessions: 1, 5

Meet animals, learn how plants grow, and live like a farmer as you attend Big Red Barn School! Each day campers will read a story, explore our historic sites, and get creative making earth-friendly crafts to remember their camp experience. During session 1, this camp is a 3-day full-day camp. During session 5, this camp is a 4-day full-day camp.

Registration for Big Red Barn School starts Jan 2 (Members), Jan 16 (Non-members)

Register for Big Red Barn School

Session 1:

DayThemeActivities
Day 1Farm AnimalsVisit 1900 Farm, match products that come from milk
Day 2GardeningVisit 1700 Farm, explore what a plant needs to grow, PLAY IN CREEK
Day 3HomesteadVisit 1850 Farm, shop in General Store

Session 5:

DayThemeActivities
Day 1Farm AnimalsVisit 1900 Farm, match products that come from milk
Day 2GardeningVisit 1700 Farm, explore what a plant needs to grow, PLAY IN CREEK
Day 3HomesteadVisit 1850 Farm, learn difference between living and non-living
Day 4Backyard FarmingVisit Tangen Home, shop in General Store, plant a seed

*Note: All groups have picture day on Tuesday.

CREEK WALK days will be wet and muddy. Bring a towel or plastic bag for your child to sit on in the car.

Activities subject to change depending on weather.

 

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American Camp Association Accredited

Living History Farms Day Camp program is accredited by the American Camp Association, the only nationwide organization that accredits all types of organized camps.