Summer Programs

 

Delta Days Day Camp

Where: Delta Cultural Center/Delta Eagle

Room at the Depot Museum

When: Tuesday, June 6– Friday, June 9

Time: 9 am– 12 pm

Ages: 10-13

Cost: Free. Registration is required.

Space is limited to ten children. Registration is required. Children can be registered for one or all three days. The deadline for registering is May 30.

 

Take a trip back in time with this highly interactive and entertaining day camp geared for children between the ages of 10-13. Experience life the way it was lived over 150 years ago as we play a wide variety of old-fashioned games, activities and crafts. Have you ever wondered what it was like to fish with a cane pole, make a yarn doll, eat food from a Dutch oven or write with a quill pen? All of these activities and more will be included.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, June 6- Pioneer Life

  • -Dutch Oven Cooking
  • -Pioneer School Program
  • -Pioneer Toys
  • -Yarn Dolls
  • -Cotton Program

 

Wednesday, June 7- Civil War

  • -Civil War Uniforms and Weapons
  • -Make a Model Fort Sumter Flag
  • -Making Hardtack
  • -Depot Museum Scavenger Hunt
  • -Civil War Ink
  • -Stories of the Underground Railroad
  • -Making an Underground Railroad Lantern

 

Thursday, June 8- Steamboats

  • -Steamboat Intro and Pictures
  • -Steamboat Parts Interactive Game
  • -Steamboat Bingo
  • -Steamboat Races
  • -Steamboat Jeopardy

 

Friday, June 9- Old- Fashioned Sports and Toys

  • -Make Pioneer Toys
  • -Baseball
  • -Cane Pole Fishing
  • -Football
  • -See River and historic sites
  • -Certificates