Wolcott Wednesdays History Day Camp 2018
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Alternate Wednesdays starting June 13
9 AM – 2 PM
$30 per session
This Summer Camp is for children going into 3rd through 6th grades next school year.
What Students Will do:
Take part in old fashioned foods, games, songs, stories, make-it take-it activities.
Themed days include:
- June 13: Victorian Day with guest, Kathy Dowd, historic seamstress
Victorian era activities, including making a treasure box & decorating a hat. Learn about what children wore in the eighteen hundreds. Join us for an authentic garden tea party.
- June 27: Pioneer Life
Tour the Wolcott House. Make candles, do laundry on a washboard, change a feather tick, clean oil lamps, weed and water a garden, beat rugs, make soap, make homemade ice cream.
- July 11: Woodland Native Day with guest, Historian, Taylor Moyer
Tour the Log House. Learn about the daily life of Woodland Natives living along the Maumee River and build a wigwam, work on a cattail, cook traditional food, create bead work, and play a double ball game.
- July 25: School & Transportation
Write with quill pens, write on slates, read from McGuffey Readers, walk on stilts. Pack an old fashioned lunch. Explore early transportation including canal life, a train station and caboose.
- Aug. 8: Fiber Fun with guests, Ruth Hassleman (weaver) & Gretchen Schultz (quilter)
Weave on Heddle loom, make a mug rug, design and make a quilt block, experience a quilting bee.
Please bring a lunch & extra drink each day.
You may want to dress in pioneer clothing on appropriate days.
Registration Form below to Print and Mail
Wolcott Wednesdays, Summer 2018 History Day Camp for 3rd-6th graders
Child’s Name ________________________________________________
Grade entering (2018-19) ____
Age____ Birthday ____________
Home address ______________________________________________________________
Caregiver Email ______________________________________________________________________
Home Phone or Cell Phone # ___________________
MVHS Member Yes / No
Address __________________________________________Phone #___________________
Emergency Name & Phone # ____________________________________________________
Name of School the Child Attends_________________________________________________
How did you hear about this History Camp? _________________________________________
Check which day(s)you would like your student to attend:
____ June 13 - Victorian Day _____ July 25 - School and Transportation
____ June 27 - Pioneer Life _____ July 11 - Woodland Native Day
___Aug. 8 - Fiber Fun
____ I give permission to use photos in publicity: Yes ___ No ___
Amount Paid ________________________ ($30 per day)
PLEASE PRINT AND COMPLETE A SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH CHILD
Sponsored by the Maumee Valley Historical Society
All classes held at the Wolcott Museum Complex, 1035 River Rd., Maumee, OH 43537
Call MVHS at: 419-893- 9602 or for more information, contact Darlene Limmer at 419-666- 6632
Make check payable to MVHS:
Wolcott Heritage Center
1035 River Rd
Maumee, OH 43537