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Colonial Kids Summer

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Experience the life, activities, chores and crafts of a Colonial-American family during the 1770s. Participants will shoot black powder firearms, throw tomahawks, cook over an open fire, play Colonial games, write with quill and ink, make leather crafts, make block prints, an Indian necklace, a pioneer journal, ragdolls and bees wax candles, swordfight, make and eat camp fire fudge, wear period clothing, learn fundamental knots, put on Indian war paint, listen to historic readings, and much more. Participants will get a complete, home-cooked meal each day.


All Ages

Age Groups

School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)





Contact Information

Howard County Dept. of Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-7275
Fax: 410-313-4660
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