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We are now taking reservations for all Blast from the Past Summer Camps.


Welcome to Blast from the Past, the Ohio History Connection summer camp program that provides kids with the ultimate adventure—a trip through time!
 
Blast from the Past camps take place from July 11-August 5 at the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village. Each camp is one week long and takes place Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Programs are geared for kids age 6-14 years-old.
 
Discounts are available for Ohio History Connection members. Snacks are provided each day, but campers must bring their own non-perishable lunch and drink. Lunches should be in a bag or box labeled with the camper’s name. Vending machines and refrigerators will not be available to campers.

All camps are $180/$150 Ohio History Connection Members.

Ohio History Connection Members
Click here to sign up for camp or call 614.297.2663*
$150 per camper

*Must have your member ID to purchase. This is located on your member card or email membership@ohiohistory.org

General Public
Click here to sign up for camp or call 614.297.2663
$180 per camper



Questions about camp? Call 614.297.2663 or send an email to reservations@ohiohistory.org.
 

Camps for Ages 6-8

A Day in the Life…1890s
July 11 - 15
The Ohio Village comes to life as campers experience what life was like for children in the 1890s. Campers will enjoy a week of work and play in the Ohio Village and Ohio History Center as they write with ink and pen, play games, do chores, and even cook lunch the “old-fashioned” way.
 
 
Time Travelers
July 25 - 29

Join us on a trip through time at the Ohio History Center & the Ohio Village.  Through hands-on activities, games and crafts campers will travel through Ohio’s past.  Campers will learn about how ancient peoples and early settlers used native plants and animals, learn about famous Ohioans, and will work and play in the Ohio Village.


Camps for Ages 9-11
 

SOLD OUT! A Day in the Life…1890s
July 18 - 22
The Ohio Village comes to life as campers experience a day in the life of a child from the 1890s. Campers will enjoy a week of work and play in the Ohio Village as they use a fountain pen to make a copy book, do chores, play games and cook lunch on a wood burning stove.



The Nifty Fifties
August 1 - 5

Campers will get to spend the week experiencing life in the 1950s by exploring our Lustron House.  The campers will get to dress up, listen to records, make crafts, play games and even have snacks from the 1950s.   Campers will also learn about popular TV shows, songs and maybe experience a Cold War Bomb Drill!  They will have a neat-o time!
 

Camps for Ages 12-14


Digging Through the Past
July 11 - 15

Are the adventures of Indiana Jones really archaeology? Campers will get to work with an OHC archaeologist at the Ohio Historical Center and work in teams on a simulated excavation.  Together we will learn more about Ohio’s Ancient peoples and camper will take a day trip to an Ohio History Connection site.  They’ll learn to really dig history!

We will start taking reservations for Blast from the Past Summer Camps on February 29, 2016.

Questions about camp? Call 614.297.2663 or send an email to reservations@ohiohistory.org.


 
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