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Horrible Histories & Promising Progress - Spring Break Camp
April 22-26 (Monday-Friday, 9:30-4:00)
Did you know that in colonial America, a woman could be accused of witchcraft for having an argument with a neighbor? Or that more soldiers died from disease than from fighting during the American Civil War? Sometimes the past was truly terrible. But it also pushed people to make improvements, for themselves and the world around them.

This engaging camp will explore the foul facts of world history, from gross grub to dirty dwellings to mean manners. Not to be focused on the negative, campers will discover how progress can be made and think of creative solutions to problems of the past and present.


Notes about Camps and Registration:

This camp takes place at the Oberlin Depot (240 South Main St.)

Oberlin Heritage Center camps are open to boys and girls ages 8 to 13 and run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m each day. Camps are designed to stimulate children’s creativity and allow them to experience history,architecture, art, crafts, games, and the tastes and sounds of diverse cultures. An experienced educator leads the camp, assisted by college student interns as well as community volunteers. There may be occasional walking field trips to locations around town and children must bring appropriate outdoor wear each day. A bag lunch and beverage container must also accompany the children every day. An afternoon snack will be provided by OHC.

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations must be accompanied by payment. Children and grandchildren of Oberlin Heritage Center members may receive the member discount. No refunds will be made for cancellations within one week prior to the session the registrant is scheduled to attend. A camp session may be cancelled by OHC if a minimum enrollment is not met by one week prior to the start date and a full refund will be made at that time.

Scholarships may be available to students who qualify for schools' free or reduced lunch programs (please inquire).

If you register online, you will be contacted and asked to complete a permission form.

Date: 4/22/2019 - 4/26/2019
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Children's Camp
Adult Price: $0.00
Member Price: $0.00
Child Price: $110.00
Child Member Price: $100.00
Note About Pricing: Register by March 1, 2019 and receive a $5 discount (reflected in online price).

Capacity: 17
Openings: 17