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Hands-On-History Summer Colonial Camp in Rye - July 9-26

Hands-On-History Summer Colonial Camp in Rye - July 9-26
Travel back in time this summer at the Rye Historical Society’s annual Hands-on-History Summer Colonial Camp.

Girls and boys ages 7-12 will spend THREE fun-filled weeks immersed in colonial history at the Square House Museum. This year the summer camp has been extended to three weeks, from July 9 – 26 from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm, Tuesday – Friday.

Campers will experience what life was like more than two centuries ago through fun hands-on activities including painting portraits and landscapes, learning about colonial gardens and food and old-fashioned games. The cost per child is $400 for members, $450 for non-members by April 30 (
after April 30 $450 members, $525 non-members, weekly sessions and rates are also available.)

Campers should bring their own lunch and drink, snacks will be provided. To register children for this memorable camp experience, call the Rye Historical Society at (914) 967-7588.
The Rye Historical Society is located at 1 Purchase Street, Rye, NY (in the Square House Museum).

The Square House Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information, please call (914) 967-7588 or visit our website, www.ryehistory.org.

Featured in our photo: Kate Stevens, Leah Zion, Kailtyn Zion, Isabelle Schindler, and Amber Zion.

updated: 5 years ago