Children Activities

Activities for ages 16 & under.


First Fridays


Join us for family friendly First Fridays at the Historical Park! Enjoy an educational lesson and hands-on activity/craft every first of the month. Check out our Educational Programs for more details.

Educational Programs >


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Creative Movement


Monday, June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2 & 9
Monday, August 6, 13, 20 & 27

 9 – 9:45 am


Ages 3 – 5; Parents/guardians must stay on-site. Developing coordination and creativity through dance in an outdoor setting that encourages exploration and adventure through movement. Children should dress in flexible clothing and close-toed shoes, and are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

Instructor – Samantha Young
Class will begin and end at Mary’s Garden

June/July (six weeks) $36

  

Register here

August $24  

Register here 


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Victorian Fencing Demonstration


Sunday, May 20

Sunday, June 17


1 - 4 pm 

The Victorian Fencing Society will be offering free demonstrations. Come and watch, learn and practice the late 19th century art of swordplay with foils and sabres. Gentlemen and ladies of all ages, are encouraged to come and enjoy. No experience is necessary and safety equipment is provided.

FREE



Be Our Guest Princess Tea Party Camp 

Monday, June 18 - Thursday, June 21

10 am - 12 pm (with a tea from 12 - 1 pm on Thursday)
Ages 5 - 10
Space is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required
$40 per child - register here (additional siblings receive a $50 discount - register here)

Belle would like to invite you to a camp filled with beauty and magic as she prepares for a princess tea party at the end of the week.  At this camp, you will learn how to behave as a princess and to host as a queen with poise and grace.  #praticallyperfectinthepark

Instructor – Samantha Young
Historical Park  – Dodson House 


Artchella Camp with Paloma Nadine

Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29

9 am - 4 pm 
Ages 5 - 12
Space is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required
$150 per child, includes all materials - register here
$50 Camp Care  for the week is available before and after camp from 8 - 9 am and 4 - 5 pm; a snack will be provided during after Camp Care - register here 

Do you have a budding artist at home?  The Historical Park has the camp for you!   Artchella activities include drawing boot camp, instant challenges, painting, screen printing, sculpture, paper Mache and creations with air-dry clay.  Please send a sack lunch daily with your child.

Instructor – Paloma Nadine
Historical Park – Dodson House 


Dolly and Me Camp 

Monday, August 6 - Thursday, August 9

10 am - 12 pm (with a tea from 12 - 1 pm on Thursday)
Ages 5 - 10
Space is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required
$40 per child - register here (additional siblings receive a $50 discount - register here)

Join Miss Samantha for this all-American tea party which you and your doll are sure to enjoy.  At this camp, we will be learning the art of the tea party and also how to take care of our favorite dolls and toys so they will last forever along with the memories they give us!  #praticallyperfectinthepark

Instructor – Samantha Young
Historical Park  – Dodson House