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Jun
24
Mon
Camp Pocahontas (Ages 6-10)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

9 am – 4 pm

What did a Powhatan child do for fun during the 17th century?  In our re-created Powhatan settlement of Arrohateck, campers will explore the environment and life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through demonstrations, activities, and arts and crafts.  Hands-on activities include cooking, farming, archery, music and dancing, engineering, canoe scraping, fish net weaving, and pottery.  Make-and-take crafts included.  Registration required by June 19 by calling 804-318-8797.  Space is limited!

Cost:  $185/child; Henricus Patrons: $165/child

Aftercare available for this Camp (up to one hour per day): $5/day per child

Aug
6
Tue
James River Camp (Ages 9 – 12)
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm

9 am – 4 pm

Discover the environmental and geological features of the historic James River as Powhatans and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it 400 years ago.   Paddle a kayak and identify how the plants and animals of the river were hunted, gathered, and used throughout history.  Understand the course changes made at Dutch Gap during the Civil War and see how it is used today.  Take a field trip to a water treatment plant and then do conduct science experiments relating to water purification.  Meet the historic peoples who lived along the banks of the James River and see how they used the river to meet their daily needs.  Registration is required by July 26 by calling (804) 318-8797.  Space is limited!

Cost:  $140/child, $130/multiple children (same family); Henricus Patrons: $110/child