Home-Schoolers Hands-On History Camp

Homeschoolers Hands-on History Camp

Oct 10, 2019

8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Oct 11, 2019

8:30 am — 12:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Home-schooling parents–are you looking for a hands-on way to teach your children about colonial Virginia? Bring them to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown where we will show them everyday life back in Henry’s day. They will learn candle-making, cooking, the art of felting soap, along with colonial games, scavenger hunts and more!

Parents can sign up their children, ages 9 through 12, for one or both days. $25/day with a discount for Preservation Virginia Members

Full Schedule:

  • Day 1 – Thursday, October 10th
    • Drop off and check-in
    • Storytime – Patrick Henry’s Boyhood – Adventures
    • Getting Ready – Make Your Haversack
    • Getting Snacks – Bake Your Crackers
    • Where to go? – Puzzled by Geography
    • Scavenger Hunt – Find Your Lines!
    • Parent Pick-up
  •  Day 2 – Friday, October 11th
    • Drop off and check-in
    • Storytime – Patrick Henry’s Boyhood – Helping at Home
    • From Sheep to Gardens to … Soap?
    • Hoops – Races and Graces
    • Journal – Keeping Records with a Feather!
    • Lines – Putting Them All Together
    • Parent Pick-up

For more information, please see the Hands-On History Homeschool Camp Packet. Guardians must complete the packet and send to scotchtown@preservationvirginia.org before the camp begins.

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