DPT SPONSORS SUMMER CAMP!
SUMMER CAMP IS COMING TO THE DONALDSON-BANNISTER HOUSE & GARDENS!
We are so excited to announce that for the first time DPT will offer 4 weeks of Summer Camp at the Donaldson-Bannister House & Gardens. “CAMP FLASHBACK. . . Step Back in Time” will offer a glimpse into life in the 19th Century. Open to rising 2nd through 5th graders, this will be a great opportunity to give your kids a chance to see what it was like to be a kid in the 19th century, with real hands-on experiences (i.e., life at home on the farm, transportation, games, make paper and more).
Dates for CAMP FLASHBACK: June 18 – 22; June 25 – 29; July 9 – 13; July 16 – 20.
Camp Flashback will give 21st Century children a “taste” of life from the 19th Century, with activities such as:
- Hand-cranking ice cream
- Making hand-dipped candles
- Creating and playing board games
- Making paper and quill pens
- Feeding animals on the farm
Camp themes your children will enjoy at Camp Flashback:
Weeks 1 & 3 (June 18- 22; July 9 – 13)
Family Life & Transportation will include activities such as creating paper and quill pen, sewing, quilting, weaving, exploring period bikes, railroad, wagons, and horses.
Weeks 2 & 4 (June 25- 29; July 16 – 20)
School Days, Games & Music will include activities such as calligraphy, learning about and using chalk and slate, making and playing 19th century games, singing and playing musical instruments.