If you’re looking for ways to keep your children busy this summer, check out the fun and educational camps at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. There are still openings available in three sessions. Each camp is $90 per person and $80 for Museum of History Associates. Lunchtime care from noon to 1 p.m. is available for $15 per person. (Participants should bring a bag lunch.)
The half-day, weeklong camps are taught by museum educators or experienced teachers in the community. Need-based scholarships are available. For information call (919) 807-7979 or e-mail email@example.com. The museum’s website is ncmuseumofhistory.org.
Spaces are available in these camp sessions.
For Students Who Have Completed Grades 3-5
Taste of the Past
Everybody loves to eat! Learn about past and present kitchen customs, tools, foods and recipes as you eat your way through history.
Toys and Games
What did people do before television, videos, and Nintendo? Find out by spending a week making toys, playing games, and having old-fashioned fun.
For Students Who Have Completed Grades 6-8
History Training Shop
Go behind the scenes at the museum, and learn how exhibits are researched and produced. Visit neighboring historic sites for special tours, learn how to care for artifacts, and gain experience presenting Gallery Carts. At the conclusion, campers will be trained junior volunteers!
For more information about the Museum of History, call (919) 807-7900 or visit ncmuseumofhistory.org.
The N.C. Museum of History is a unit of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. For more information on North Carolina arts, history and culture, visit Cultural Resources online.