Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, how does your garden grow? Help tend to vegetable and flower gardens and explore the role of critters in the garden. Find out why some creatures we consider foes are really friends. Delve into the world of pollinators and find out how farming has changed over the past century by visiting our historic sites. Create sustainable garden art and make garden-inspired snacks to share at the end of the week in our garden-themed art show for parents.
Activity Highlights: play a pollinator game, plant seeds, make garden art, bake a pizza, creek walk
The camper-led art show will be held in front of the Visitor Center. There are two sections of this camp. When registering please let us know if you are attending with a friend.
Imagine what life was like as a kid before there were computers and video games. What would you do for fun? Become a History Kid and find out, as you visit our different historic sites! Try making a hat in the millinery and create crafts with sustainable resources. You’ll see how farms, homes, and businesses changed over time. At the end of the week, camp will culminate with a circus performance for parents; an example of a leisure activity at the turn of the century.
Activity Highlights: Make a pictograph, creek walk, make trail mix, decorate a straw hat, put on a circus
The circus will be performed by the campers and takes place in front of the Visitor Center entrance off of Hickman. There are two sections of this camp. When registering please let us know if you are attending with a friend.
Living History Farms Day Camp program is accredited by the American Camp Association, the only nationwide organization that accredits all types of organized camps.