Sign the kids up for our “Hands on History” Summer Day Camp!

The Lexington History Museum will initiate its “Hands-On History”TM Summer Day Camp beginning June 29, 2009, for children ages 5-8.

The camp will hold three one-week sessions, Monday-Friday: June 29-July 3, July 6-10, and July 13-17. The hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Topics for each session are as follows.
Monday: Native Americans in Kentucky
Tuesday: Lexington’s Pioneer Heritage
Wednesday: Lincoln in His Wife’s Hometown
Thursday: Civil War Lexington
Friday: Behind the Scenes at the Lexington History Museum

Each day will feature craft activities, games, and tours of area historical sites.

The sessions are limited to 15 children each. Cost per child is $183, which includes all materials and any attraction attendance fees. Each child can stay at the Museum until 5 p.m. for an additional $25 per week.

Enrollment deadline is Friday, June 19. Download the PDF registration form here.

For more information, call Debra Watkins, Camp Director, at 859-254-0530 or email


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