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Kids through the Decades Summer Camp
August 8 - 12 (Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
What did children wear in the 1910s? What kinds of toys were around in the 1950s? How did my parents listen to music when they were my age? Children will get to learn about what life was like for American kids throughout the decades of the 20th century, exploring topics such as school life, pop culture, chores, and recreation through activities, games, and objects in the Oberlin Heritage Center collection.

Registration deadline for this camp: July 30, 2022

Notes about Camps and Registration:
Children must bring a bag lunch, a water bottle, a mask (if required), and appropriate outdoor wear each day. An afternoon snack will be provided by OHC.

Camps are designed to stimulate children’s creativity and allow them to experience history, architecture, art, crafts, and games of diverse cultures. An experienced educator leads each camp, assisted by college student interns as well as youth and community volunteers. Each session takes place at the air-conditioned Oberlin Depot (240 South Main St.) with occasional walking field trips to notable locations nearby.

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. Register by June 25, 2022 and receive a $5 discount (reflected in online price).

Scholarships may be available to those who qualify for free or reduced school lunch programs (please inquire 440-774-1700).

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

COVID-19 Safety Policies:
Please note that due to the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the structure and logistics of the camps may be revisited and altered according to current or projected conditions. Families will be informed of camp safety requirements in advance.

Date: 8/8/2022 - 8/12/2022
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Children's Camp
Adult Price: $0.00
Member Price: $0.00
Child Price: $125.00
Child Member Price: $110.00
Note About Pricing: $5 discount if registered by June 25! Price discount is reflected in the online system.

Regular registration fee is $125 or $110 for members starting June 26, 2022.

Capacity: 14
Openings: 12