Tipton-Haynes Summers Past History Camp set for June

Published 9:37 am Friday, May 5, 2023

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Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site will present its annual Summers Past History Program for youth ages 6-14. Four five-day sessions will be offered between June 5 through June 30. Historic based crafts, storytelling, games, cave exploration, and outdoor fun will be offered. Each session will be limited to 20 participants. The sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for each five-day week. The cost for each session is $100 for non-members and $90 for members. There is a reduced fee for two or more children from the same family. Parents may drop off children at 8 a.m. at no extra charge. Extended hours after 2 p.m. will cost $3 per hour per child until 5 p.m.
Session One will run June 5-9. This session will highlight Native American bead weaving, playing Cherokee games, learning Native American legends, and more. Session Two will be held June 12-16 and will showcase open hearth cooking, candle dipping, learning about the State of Franklin, and more. Session Three will take place June 19-23. This session will feature tin punching, felt pillow making, meeting a Civil War soldier, and more. Session Four will run from June 26-30. This week will focus on the two World Wars time period as campers will learn about early automobiles, make a silent film, gardening, and more. The ever-popular “Carters Raid” game will take place each week, along with a watermelon hunt. There will also be a late morning snack provided to each camper every day.
For additional information and the application, please contact Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site at 423-926-3631 or email tiptonhaynes@outlook.com. Tipton-Haynes is a Tennessee Historical Commission State-Owned and funded Historic Site.

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