Campers will explore the environment and life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through demonstrations, activities and arts and crafts. In our re-created Powhatan settlement of Arrohateck, hands-on activities will include: cooking, farming, archery, music and dancing, engineering, canoe scraping, fish net weaving and pottery. Make-and-take crafts included.
Before and After Care Available for this Camp (up to one hour each): $10/each day per child (or $5/each half day per child
Registration required by June 21 by calling 804-318-8797.
Discover the environmental and geological features of the historic James River as Virginia Indians 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 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 required by August 10 by calling 804-318-8797.
Limited space available.