Summer Camps

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

Parent/Caregiver Name________________________________________________________

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)


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