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Summer Day Camp – 7th-8th Grade

boys gather around to cook lunchAdventures of Lewis and Clark

Full day
Sessions: 1-5

Become an explorer as you embark on an adventure in early 19th century Iowa! Learn how to get your expedition started, then follow Lewis and Clark’s trek across the Louisiana Purchase. Along the way, learn the skills of map making, archery, plant and animal identification, being a steward of the land, and surveying.

Activity Highlights: cook stew, learn archery, creek walk, go fishing, learn morse code, make a map

Registration for Adventures of Lewis and Clark starts Jan 4 (Members), Jan 11 (Non-members)

Adv of Lewis & Clark 1 : June 7-11Register for Session 1
Adv of Lewis & Clark 2: June 14-18Register for Session 2
Adv of Lewis & Clark 3: June 21-25Register for Session 3
Adv of Lewis & Clark 4: June 28-July 2Register for Session 4
Adv of Lewis & Clark 5: July 6-9Register for Session 5


girl shooting arrow at targetsDeer Run

Full day
Sessions: 6-10

Investigate the cultural differences of Native Americans in various regions of the USA as you try archery, crafts, games, and open-fire cooking. Campers will explore a different region each day and wrap up the week by performing a Pow-wow.

Activity Highlights: cook wild rice stew, learn archery, creek walk, learn loom beading, make tea-dyed shirts, cook Navajo fry bread

Registration for Deer Run starts Jan 4 (Members), Jan 11 (Non-members)

Deer Run 6: July 12-16Register for Session 6
Deer Run 7: July 19-23Register for Session 7
Deer Run 8: July 26-30Register for Session 8
Deer Run 9: August 2-6Register for Session 9
Deer Run 10: August 9-13Register for Session 10


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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.