Turning Back the Pages Summer Day Camp
9am - noon
Morning Snack Included
Registration is limited to children entering grades 3-6 in the fall of 2017. Register prior to July 1st: cost is $20 per morning or $100 for the week (a discount of $25). Register between July 2 and August 1: cost is $25 per morning or $125 a week. You may register your child for as many mornings as you wish.
To register your child, please contact the Village office. You may also register your child online and pay by credit card below.
Sample themes from 2016...check website for 2017 themes later this year.
Monday: “From the Ground Up:
Focus will be on transportation and construction in the 19th century, building roads, constructing log cabins, and building primitive fences.
Tuesday: “Apprentice Day”
Learn a trade such as clerking in the store, tin-smithing, spinning, weaving, printing, keeping an inn, making rope, and/or making brooms.
Wednesday: “Gardening Day”
Members of the Meridian Garden Club will work with the campers on how to prepare and preserve foods. Details continue to be determined.
Thursday: “Getting the Word Out”
Types of communications will be explored, including being a “Town Crier”, playing “Gossip” or “Telegraph”, making Colonial-style signs, writing and decoding messages, and writing in script (cursive) with pen and inkwells.
Friday: “The Big Dig”
Learn about artifacts and archaeology including graphing, drawing, listing, describing, measuring objects and depth where found.
A mid-morning snack will be provided each day
Please download the forms below, and bring them with you on the first day of camp. Extra forms will also be available at registration. Campers should be dropped off and picked up in front of the Schoolhouse.