Kids Kayaking

James River Camp (Ages 9-12)

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. Conduct science experiments relating to water purification. Meet the historic people 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 23 by calling 804-318-8797 or emailing owenr@chesterfield.gov.  Space is limited!

Date: Tuesday-Thursday, August 3-5
Time: 9am-4pm
Cost:  $145/child, $135/multiple children (same family); Henricus Members: $110/child