Come experience the domestic education of Victorian women in the 19th century. You’ll learn handwork, cooking, etiquette, courtship, and social routines throughout the week. Campers will cap off the week by serving an elegant, Victorian-themed tea to an invited guest on the last day of camp.
The tea party begins at 3pm. Please enter through the Visitor Center entrance off of Hickman.
Activity Highlights: learn embroidery, print calling cards, make clotted cream, bake scones, practice calligraphy
Registration for Camp Victoria starts Jan 4 (Members), Jan 11 (Non-members)
|Camp Victoria 1 : June 7-11||Register for Session 1|
|Camp Victoria 2: June 14-18||Register for Session 2|
|Camp Victoria 3: June 21-25||This camp is full.|
Call (515)278-5286 to be placed on a wait list.
|Camp Victoria 4: June 28-July 2||Register for Session 4|
|Camp Victoria 5: July 6-9||Register for Session 5|
See how scientific discoveries, geographic explorations, and steam inventions changed lives. Discover what kind of power was available to Native Americans in the 1700s, and see how the Industrial Revolution brought about new inventions and tools that changed the way people lived in Victorian times and beyond.
Activity Highlights: creek walk, try your hand at morse code, build a rubber band-powered boat, make a paper quilt
Registration for Farm Power starts Jan 4 (Members), Jan 11 (Non-members)
|Forms of Power 6: July 12-16||Register for Session 6|
|Forms of Power 7: July 19-23||Register for Session 7|
|Forms of Power 8: July 26-30||Register for Session 8|
|Forms of Power 9: August 2-6||Register for Session 9|
|Forms of Power 10: August 9-13||Register for Session 10|
Living History Farms Day Camp program is accredited by the American Camp Association, the only nationwide organization that accredits all types of organized camps.