Summer Camp

Sadly, due to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus -- Summer Camp 2020 will not take place.

Parents looking for Summer enrichment opportunities with Centerville-Washington History will sadly have to wait until June 2021 for the newly updated Summer Camp. Below is an outline of what camp will look like next year and it is going to be awesome! Look for registration forms for the summer of 2021 to be available in early spring of next year.

Monday, Childhood 1800’s style 

AM: School Days the Old Time Way—Experience the day in a one -room schoolhouse (c.1890) using slates, calligraphy writing with ink quill pens, and playing recess games

PM: Games  “Unplugged”—Play fun and popular games that have been handed down through generations, bring home a bag of marbles to play with friends 

Tuesday, Bird’s Eye View  

AM: Bird Tweets—Discover life in the sky and how to recognize native Ohio species by their feathers and/or unique songs

PM: Bird Suites—Build a wooden birdhouse using old time wood working tools from the 1800’s

Wednesday, Crafts, Games & Boredom Busters 

AM: Summer Day of Work and Play—Churn butter, make tin lanterns, play games, and experience fun activities from the 1800’s 

PM: Prairie Pastimes—Make crafts from the past, stencil, create cloth dolls or animals, and explore recreation of the early times

Thursday, From Farm to Table

AM: Farm Life in the 1930’s—Meet and feed farm animals, plant a garden, discover farm chores, and investigate historic equipment

PM: Tasting History—Travel back in time to cook up tasty dishes in the Walton’s kitchen using farm grown foods. The afternoon will conclude with a “Farm to Table” feast

Friday, Stories in Stone

AM: Step Back in Time—Walk the steps of the early settlers, explore what life was once like in the stone houses

PM: Stories in History—Bring the past to life while dressing like a pioneer and creating a unique story to be published on our website

Questions and more information: Melissa Wagner, 937.291.2223 or email: