Spring Break Camps (ages 8-12)

April 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm America/New York Timezone
: $40/day per child,$36/day per child for multiple days; Henricus Patrons $33/day

9 am – 4 pm

Beat the winter doldrums and celebrate Spring Break with us at Henricus!  Join us for one immersive program and delve deep into the topic of your choice or sign up for multiple programs and receive a discount. Snacks provided!

Daily themes:

April 1 – Archaeology – Grab a trowel and get ready to dig into the past!  Learn about the tools and techniques of excavation and see what you can find out about people by the things they left behind.

April 2 – Science in the 17th Century – Follow in the footsteps of Galileo, Newton, and other giants of the Scientific Revolution and perform experiments to prove (or disprove!) scientific hypotheses.  Explore the close connections between science and nature in the Powhatan world.  See what new inventions and technologies of the time helped make colonization here possible.

April 3 – Follow That Fish: The Environment of the James River – The James River is important to more than just fish!  Find out how we have depended on and used the resources of the river over time.

April 4 – Sir Thomas Dale’s Colony – Do you have the grit to survive martial law?  Learn about the skills, such as construction and military tactics, that it would take to succeed under military rule at Henricus fort!

April 5 – Indian Summer – Summer (or as the Powhatan called it, Cohattayough) is coming!  What would the Powhatan Indians do to prepare for the season?


Registration is required by March 22 by calling 804-318-8797.  Space is limited!

Cost:  $40/day per child,$36/day per child for multiple days; Henricus Patrons $33/day

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