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Our historic sites across the state are offering fun summer camps for a variety of ages, with focuses ranging from Native American culture to life in the nineteenth-century to the natural world. Call soon for registration deadlines and further information—these camps fill fast!

 Kids' Camps 2015

 

Grand Village of the Natchez Indians

Discovery Weeks

Monday–Friday, June 12–16, 9 a.m.–noon and 2–5 p.m. at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Discovery Week. Children ages seven to nine will learn stickball and other Native American games, create pottery, and other crafts.  The morning sessions will focus on Native American sports and costs $25 for the week. The afternoon sessions will focus on crafts and pottery and costs $40 for the week and includes all supplies. Children may attend both camp sessions for $60 for the week. For more information or reservations, call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

Monday–Friday, June 19–23, 9–11 a.m. and 2–4 p.m. at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Little Discovery Week. Children ages five to six will play Native American games, create small crafts, pottery, nature lessons, and stories. The morning sports camp is $25 and the afternoon crafts camp $40 and includes all supplies. Children may attend both camp sessions for $60 for the week. For more information or reservations, call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

 

Historic Jefferson College

Explore Camps

Monday–Friday, June 26–30, 9 a.m.–noon and 2–5 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Children ages nine to twelve will get a close up look at insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, bugs, and plants through hands-on projects and observation in the field. Each half-day camp is $15 and pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, see the site calendar or call 601-442-2901.

Monday–Friday, June 26–30, 9 a.m.–noon and 2–5 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Children ages six to eight will learn about nature through fun, observation, and hands-on crafts. Each half-day camp is $15 and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, see the site calendar or call 601-442-2901.

 

Winterville Mounds

Summer Fun Days

Tuesday–Friday, June 7–9, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Summer Fun Days. Children will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts and special presentations. Activities include pottery making, beading, face painting, storytelling, headband making, hand-rattle construction, as well as archery. Registration for individuals or groups is required ahead of time. Admission is free. For more information or to register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

Tuesday–Friday, June 14–16, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Summer Fun Days. Children will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts and special presentations. Activities include pottery making, beading, face painting, storytelling, headband making, hand-rattle construction, as well as archery. Admission is free. Registration for individuals or groups is required ahead of time. For more information or to register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

Tuesday–Friday, July 12–14, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Summer Fun Days. Children will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts and special presentations. Activities include pottery making, beading, face painting, storytelling, headband making, hand-rattle construction, as well as archery. Admission is free. Registration for individuals or groups is required ahead of time. For more information or to register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.