Saturday, September 24, 2022

Hands-On History Summer Camp


  • Program Dates: June 28 – July 2, July 5-9, July 12-16, July 26-30
  • Registration Deadline: June 28
  • Ages: 8 to 13
  • Website


This Hands-On History Summer Camp is in Colonial Williamsburg! If you really want your child to go up-close and behind-the-scenes with colonial history, this is the camp for you! All camp participants will enjoy activities, crafts and games that you won’t find anywhere else! And the best part is that all programs will be held inside the historic area of Colonial Williamsburg! Our award-winning teachers are nationally-recognized! Don’t miss your chance to learn from the best! Camps fill up fast — so register today! Choose from:

Session 1: June 28 – July 2 (ages 8-10)
Session 2: July 5-9 (ages 11-13)
Session 3: July 12-16 (ages 8-10)
Session 4: July 26-30 (ages 11-13)

Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m. Pick-up is no later than 4:15 p.m. each day. Tuition is $325 per week. Mention the name of your school/ homeschool to see if you are eligible for a discount. Interested in chaperoning? Let us know! Your child gets in free if you volunteer for the whole week! For more information and to enroll, go to, email, or call 757-585-3139.


  • Basket making
  • Native American farming skills
  • Archaeology dig
  • Silhouette portrait
  • Painted pottery
  • Glass etching
  • Candle making
  • Pressed flowers
  • Museum guided exploration
  • Simple sewing project
  • Leather project
  • Fun dice games
  • 18th Century dancing
  • Hat trimming
  • Kite making
  • Butter and cheese making
  • Chocolate making
  • Book binding
  • Penmanship,
  • Historic maps
  • Music and songs
  • Pearl necklace
  • Drop spindle
  • Brick making
  • Colonial clothing makeover and photos
  • Lunch in Colonial Tavern

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