Summer Camp


It’s time to start thinking about Summer!

Parents looking for Summer enrichment opportunities begin planning now. Your little historian can participate in fun and educational activities such as woodworking, planting, cooking, crafting and playing games from our pioneer past. New this year, CWH will offer flexible registration with half day ($35), whole day ($45) and all week ($135) pricing. Children and grandchildren of members will receive a $5 discount.  Mark your calendar for June 8th-12th.

More details and registration form download here.

Monday, June 8 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, June 9  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, June 10  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, June 11  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, June 12  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: