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SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Angel Mounds Summer Day Camp 2017

Angel Mounds State Historic Site offers endless opportunities for summer fun for kids ages 6-12 during our seven weeks of Summer Day Camp.

 

GO GREEK! ∗ JUNE 5 – 9 

Registration deadline: May 22nd

$175 per camper; $150 for members

Be ready to take on the many facets of Greek life during our first camp of the summer! As a camper you will not only learn how the Ancient Greeks battled to keep their lands, but you will also learn that the Greeks were not all about the blood and guts of war. Come learn about Greek philosophy, sculpture and other fine arts! Whether you consider yourself a Spartan warrior or a social elite.

 

VIKING VOYAGE ∗ JUNE 12 – 16 

Registration deadline: May 30th

$175 per camper; $150 for members

Campers will be whisked back to the days when Vikings ruled the seas. Learn about the gods and goddesses that reigned in Viking mythology. Explore the skills and trades of Viking life. Learn how to write in the Viking alphabet, futhark. You’ll even have the chance to make your own dragon eyes during this week long camp!

 

ETERNAL EGYPT ∗ JUNE 19 – 23 

Registration deadline: June 5th

$175 per camper; $150 for members

Come join us as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt! Learn how pharaohs were mummified; take a trip down the Nile river; and learn the language of ancient kings. After our camp you will be prepared to rule your own Middle Kingdom with ease and grace!

 

PIRATES AHOY ∗ JUNE 26 – 30 *NEW*

Registration deadline: June 12th

$175 per camper; $150 for members

Calling all sea dogs! Join us as we learn about and live the life of men and women during the Age of Piracy! Learn the skills you would need to navigate your craft over the high seas; make and eat hardtack; and learn sea shanties and pirate banter to round out your pirate education!

 

MAD SCIENTIST’S LAB ∗ JULY 10 – 14 *NEW*

Registration deadline: June 26th

$175 per camper; $150 for members

Come join us as we explore our world through science and inquiry! Each day of camp will focus on a different scientific field, including geology, biology, and chemistry. Have no fear, this will not be a boring science camp! Our camp will culminate on Friday with a day spotlighting all things that go BOOM!

 

MOUND MAYHEM ∗ JULY 17 – 21

Registration deadline: July 3rd

$180 per camper; $155 for members

Have you ever watched a movie like Swiss Family Robinson or The Hunger Games and wondered how the characters lived off the land? Answer these questions and more as you learn about how the ancient Mississippian people survived and thrived. Learn how to start a fire without matches; discover ways to track animals; and build a shelter from materials you find in the woods. *NOTE: In order to provide an awesome field trip to Mega Quest in Louisville, the fee for this camp is $5 extra.*

 

ADVENTURE ANGEL ∗ JULY 24 – 28

Registration deadline: July 10th

$180 per camper; $155 for members

At Angel Mounds, we understand the importance of play; and this end of summer camp is all about play. Anything goes during this week celebrating the end of summer! Kids will love sloshing through the mud in our end-of-the-week Camp Mud Run; put their ingenuity to the test constructing a giant slip & slide; and participate in a host of other team building challenges. If you know us, we go big or go home, and Adventure Angel is no exception. Inspiring curiosity, creativity, and camaraderie, this camp is sure to be the highlight of the summer! *NOTE: In order to provide an awesome field trip to Mega Quest in Louisville the fee for this camp is $5 extra.*

 

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM OVERNIGHT ∗ AUGUST 5-6

Registration deadline: July 22nd

$50 per camper

End your summer with a bang!  Literally.  Camp Reunion Overnight features fireworks, games, movies on the big screen, a weenie roast, and s’mores.  Exclusively for 2017 camp participants, this is one evening of camaraderie and reminiscing campers won’t want to miss.  Must bring own pillows and sleep gear for this rare opportunity to spend a night at the museum.  Drop-off at 5:30 pm, Saturday, August 6; pick-up at 10 am, Sunday, August 7.

 

Former Angel Mounds Campers ages 13-17 can apply for our Angel Mounds Counselor in Training Program. Click here for details.

 

Click here for a downloadable copy of our 2017 Summer Day Camp Brochure.

Click here for a downloadable copy of our 2017 Summer Day Camp Registration Form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1 - 5pm
CLOSED MONDAYS

Admission

Adults $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $3.00
Children (2 & under) FREE