Virtual History Camp

Have your child join us at History Camp 2020... from the comfort of your home!

 

We are excited to announce our new Summer Camp Virtual line-up!

All camps are offered for ages 6-13. Our virtual camps come with a camp kit that will be available for either curbside pickup at the Sacramento History Museum or you can choose the Kit Home Drop-Off and a staff member will bring the kit to you! Questions? Please email shm-education@sachistorymuseum.org.

 

Camp Kits

Purchase your camp kit today! Each kit includes a fun camp bandana, 10 activity kits, step-by-step written instructions, and suggested scavenger hunts and outings you can take with your friends or family to explore Sacramento’s history. There are three themed kits available- purchase one, two or all three! The kits are self-guided and cost $75 for Museum members or $100 for non-members. We will be offering curbside pickup options for kits OR you can pay $25 for a staff member to drop the kit off at your house (within 20 miles of the Sacramento History Museum).

 

History Mystery Camp Kit

Campers learn about symbolism, secret codes, and uncover clues to solve Sacramento mysteries using 19th century detective skills. This kit includes invisible ink activities, fingerprinting, an archaeology kit, and even a make-your-own time capsule!

 

 

Life Long Ago Camp Kit

A fun interactive kit designed for campers to experience what life was like for people who lived in the 1800’s. This kit includes materials to make candles, learn to sew, try 19th century photography methods, and play 19th century games!

 

Home Edition: Deluxe Camp Kits  

Our Home Edition: Deluxe Camp Kits option includes daily virtual instruction and social hour for all our campers! Tune in from 10-11am and 2-3pm Monday through Friday the week of camp for an interactive history lesson and activity instruction. Our camp staff will be teaching live from different historic places around Sacramento. Campers will receive the camp kit that corresponds to their week’s theme. In addition, campers are encouraged to tune-in for our “lunch social hour” happening between 12-1pm everyday where campers can get to know each other, the staff, and participate in a game or activity. The Home Edition: Deluxe Camp Kits cost $100 for members and $125 for non-members. Purchase one, two, or all three!

 

July 20 – 24- History Mystery!

Campers learn about symbolism, secret codes, and uncover clues to solve Sacramento mysteries using 19th century detective skills. This kit includes invisible ink activities, fingerprinting, an archaeology kit, and even a make-your-own time capsule! In our Home Edition: Camp Kits Plus version, campers are guided through the activities while our Camp Counselors are onsite at different historic Sacramento locations!

 

July 13 – 17 or July 27 -31- Life Long Ago!

Campers will be guided through what life was like in Sacramento during the 1800’s. This is a fun interactive camp and kit designed for campers to see historic parts of their city and learn new skills. In the Home Edition: Camp Kits Plus version, campers are guided through candle making, soap felting, sewing, photography, and much more!

 

 
 
 
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