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History Camp at the Rice County Historical Society
Submitted by Alicia Reuter on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 11:39am
Jun 11 2012 9:00 am
Jun 15 2012 12:00 pm
Location:Rice County Historical Society: 1814 NW 2nd Ave, Faribault
The 2012 History Camp will be held at the Rice County Historical Society June 11 – 15, 8:30 am to 12:00pm, except onThursday when the time will be extended until 3:00 pm for a field trip. The cost is $50.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members. Participants must be entering 4th through 6th grade in the fall of 2012.
The campers will learn about the lives of the early Rice County Native Americans, get a glimpse of a day in the life of a Minnesota Pioneer, spend a morning in a one room school, and visit the sites of early mills in Morristown, Dundas, and Northfield. The field trip activities will include observing flour being ground by waterpower at Morristown, picnicking at the Archibald Mill Park in Dundas, viewing Northfield’s Ames Mill and visiting the site of the James-Younger Raid on the First National Bank. The week will conclude with the camp participants compiling a family history booklet and then sharing some of their Camp experiences with their guests. The following is a schedule of events for the week.
Monday, June 13 – FUR TRADERS AND NATIVE AMERICANS
Tuesday, June 14 - PIONEER LIFE
Wednesday, June 15 – ONE ROOM SCHOOL
Thursday, June 16 – MILLING IN RICE COUNTY *This day will be extended to 3pm
Friday, June 17 – FAMILY HISTORY
If you are interested in signing up for History Camp, applications are available at the Rice County Historical Society, 1814 NW Second Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021. If you have any questions please contact the Rice County Historical Society at 507-332-2121 or email us at email@example.com.