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HISTORY CAMPS  season 2018

HISTORY CAMP 1..... July 9-13, 2018 9:00-12:30

Stratford Historical Society 967 Academy Hill Rd. Stratford

Stepping Back Through Time “

What was life like during the 1700's?

The camp program portrays home life during colonial days. Butter making, candle dipping,weaving,school work with quill pens, and Native American study are only a few of the topics and activities included in the program. Learn about early Stratford history with a walking tour of the town to see historical sights.

FOR STUDENTS: Elementary (entering 4th-6th grade) Middle and High School. Campers are grouped according to age. For non-members one adult membership of $20 to the Stratford Historical Society is required and there are benefits with membership.


Exploring Historical Topics

Stratford Historical Society- 967 Academy Hill Road, Stratford

Cost $150 and for non members a membership also for $20.

For 5th grade through High School. Campers divided by age groups.


TOPICS: along with each days topic are hands on activities

     1.     Early Mountain Men and Trappers in the west.

     2.     Pioneers and western expansion.

     3.     Ben Franklin and his inventions, we will be trying a few of them!

     4.     Superstitions, myths and origins of words and sayings we still use.

     5.     Walking Tour of the Town- Seeing sites of interest, hear tales and legends.

          A quiz game after the walk, break into three teams and be the first team to

          score the most points on questions about our town

Applications can be printed at stratfordhistoricalsociety.org and mailed to Stratford Historical Society, PO Box 967, Stratford Ct. 06615  or stop in at the office, at 967 Academy Hill, follow the sign at the front walk, down the walkway to the office in the back.  Or call 203-378-0630 to have one mailed to you.

We will hold a spot for you now if you call us and your payment will be due before June 1st.