Check out these fun an exciting day camps offered by the experienced staff at Angel Mounds:
SUMMER SAMPLER SPRING BREAK CAMP
March 24 – 28, 2014
Get a taste of all summer will have to offer at Angel Mounds – have your fortune told in the sacred temples of Greece; explore the great tombs of Egypt; meet Rome’s most notorious characters; travel along the Ohio River to the great mounds of the ancients; and wet your whistle with valkyries in Valhalla for our summer camp debut of Viking Voyage. All of this is included in one dynamic, fun-filled camp! Camp runs 9 am – 4 pm daily with early drop-off & late pick-up options available. Registration is $140. Discounted price of $125 is available for registration before March 3, Friends of Angel Mounds or Indiana State Museum members, or multiple registrations. Free t-shirt & camp photos included. Registration Form
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DESTINATION: DISCOVERY SPRING BREAK CAMP
Returning for its 4th year, Evansville’s first cooperative spring break experience gives campers the unique chance to spend one day each at five of the tri-state’s most premier day camp destinations: Angel Mounds State Historic Site; Children’s Museum of Evansville; Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science; Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Gardens; and Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve. Registration is $150 for non-members; $135 for members of any host organization. Multiple registration discount of $15 for each additional child. Extended care available for an additional $25. Registration includes free t-shirt and snacks. Camp runs 9am – 4pm and is open to ages 6 – 12. Central drop-off location available. Registration Form
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SUMMER DAY CAMPS
- Open to ages 6 – 12
- Runs 9am – 4pm; extended care available ($15 for early drop-off OR late pick-up; $25 for both)
- Registration is $140 per camper; discount rate of $125 available for early registration (due May 20), Friends of Angel Mounds or Indiana State Museum members, or multiple registrations
- Included FREE: t-shirt, camp photos, snacks, & lunch on Friday
Calling all Young Indies! Leave the bullwhip at home and get your trowels, brushes, and tape measures ready! At Time Detectives, campers will leave Evansville behind and journey back in time to visit some of ancient civilization’s greatest empires. Becoming cultural private eyes, they’ll solve age-old mysteries, explore other worlds, and get down and dirty digging for clues! To register your camper, contact (812) 853-3956.
NEW! Viking Voyage
June 2 – 6
Become one of the most feared and loved peoples of the ancient world! Campers will be whisked back to the days of yore where they will raid settlements, master the tools of Viking trade, learn just what it takes to reach Valhalla, and maybe learn how to train their dragon along the way.
June 9 – 13
Love your mummy? This camp’s for you! With Anubis as your guide, learn about the Book of the Dead and journey to the underworld. After making an authentic life-size grass boat, campers will visit the Waters of Osiris, Lake of Fire, and Sandy Realm of Sokar in their exploration of ancient Egypt’s greatest mysteries.
June 16 – 20
Become a demigod à la Percy Jackson! Armed with special powers and prophecies, campers will train with Spartan warriors and compete in ancient Olympic games. To complete their journey through ancient Greece, campers will be forced to face the Minotaur in a real-life labyrinth!
June 23 – 27
Think you got what it takes to make it in the Coliseum? Thumbs down, and you’re out! Featuring all the luxury and opulence of Rome, along with its brutal warfare and sport, campers will visit the grand baths, dine like the wealthy, and participate in epic battles. There are even rumors of a slave revolt throughout the empire – shh!
Survival fans rejoice! At Angel Mounds’ Wilderness Camps, campers learn to live off the land like the ancients, training in the arts of hunting, gathering, fire making, and more; along the way they’ll test their skills in a week of outdoor excursions and challenges!! To register your camper, contact (812) 853-3956.
July 14 – 18
Survival fans rejoice! Angel Mounds’ signature camp is back! Learn to live off the land like the ancients of Angel Mounds and test your skills in a week of outdoor excursions and challenges. Who knew you could eat cattails? We did. Nature’s bounty is plenty, and so are the activities in this camp, which include archery, shelter building, tie dye, hikes, and even a turkey cooked in the ground!
July 21 – 25
Let the real games begin! Mound Mayhem X-TREME combines ancient and futuristic knowledge in an all out challenge of survivial. Gullet full from the finest fare and armed with special skills in hunting, gathering, fire making and more, you’ll enter an arena where anything goes. Perform well, impress the judges, and who knows? You may even gain a real advantage (Healing card, camoflauge, or special abilities, anyone?). (Campers need not have attended Mound Mayhem to participate in this camp.)
Not for the faint of heart, Time Detectives and Wilderness Camps are an intensive immersion experience, meaning campers will spend time off the beaten path, getting dirty and being active. Depending on registrant nos., each camp will include a field trip. All activities are facilitated by Angel Mounds’ own seasoned staff with over 30 years combined experience. Each camper receives personal attention in an engaging setting that will make for an unforgettable summer!