July 27-30 Day Camps for Scouts & Kids
July 27-30 (Individual sessions, one per day Tuesday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Day Camps for Scouts & Kids with topics designed to assist Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts earn merit badges. Fun for non-Scouts, too!
Session II: What Makes America Special? (Tuesday, July 27). This program for children ages 8 to 10 is designed in accordance with Bear level Cub Scout badge requirements. Participants will tour Oberlin and visit historic homes, hear stories about famous and infamous residents, learn about Ohio's history and state symbols and share how they can become good citizens.
Session III: The Past is Exciting and Important (Wednesday, July 28). This program for children ages 8 to 10 is designed in accordance with Bear level Cub Scout badge requirements. Scouts will have fun with history by visiting a historic site, digging through old newspapers, making a journal, and trying historic games.
Session IV: Local Lore (Thursday, July 29). This program for children ages 8 to 11 is designed in accordance with Junior Girl Scout badge requirements. Activities will include exploring town with a guide, visiting a museum, and being a history detective to figure out how things have changed using historic maps and photographs.
Session V: Junior & Cadette Camp (Friday, July 30). This program for children in grades 4 through 8 will tie together themes from the "It's Your World - Change It" Journey and the "Women Through Time" Interest Project to focus on women from Oberlin's past: how they lived, how they were treated, and what they felt. Activities will include a history tour, reading journals and letters from women in the past, and trying hands-on activities that were part of women's everyday life in the 1800s.
Register Online or Download a Registration Form.
For more information, call Museum Education and Tour Coordinator Liz Schultz at 440-774-1700.