Hands-On History Summer Camps
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The Hands-On History Summer Camp, is a four-day camp at the Museum, located right across from Willingdon Beach. During these 4 days, children will explore a variety of topics related to local history through hands-on activities and outdoor observations.
Day 1: Artifacts & their Stories History comes alive through a hands-on archaeological dig. Become a detective and unearth stories from the past.
Day 2: Indigenous History & Culture Learn about the Coast Salish Peoples and their traditional ways of life through storytelling and beading.
Day 3: Coastal Forests & Climate Change Explore coastal forests and their natural resources. Learn to make paper and study tree rings to understand how trees and climate change are interconnected.
Day 4: Life on the Homestead Return to pioneer days and experience life on the early homestead. Make your own butter and plant your own seeds!
Dates & Times
Tuesday to Friday
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Offered two different weeks: July 12 -15 or August 9 - 12
Limit of 10 participants per group.
Bring a lunch, snacks and water bottle.
Dress appropriately for crafts and outdoor excursions.
Museum: 4798 Marine Avenue, Powell River
Centennial Building (closest to parking space). Please enter through glass doors.
There will be outdoor excursions to Willingdon Beach and the Millennium Trails.