Callin’ All Kids!
Pioneer Camp ~ 2019 ~ Students 8 years through 11 years - No Exceptions Please!
The Cost is $40.00 per child. Pioneer Camp T-Shirts are not required; however, they are available at an
additional cost. Snacks will be provide for each session provided your child doesn’t have allergies to food or drink. In that case, the parent will be responsible for bringing a snack and drink for their child each day.
REGISTRATION DAY BEGINS ON MAY 9, 2019-Beginning at 9:30AM -FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE
Pioneer Camp activities that we are preparing are: butter churnin’ * facepaintin’, grindin’ and corn shellin’, an indian artifacts demonstration (includin’ arrowheads), sawin’ logs, washin’ clothes on an old wringer washing machine, observin’ a beekeeper, and so much more!
***A few of our sponsors in the past have been ExxonMobil, Wal-mart, Inc., Borden, Inc., H-E-B, Inc., Kroger and
many of our board members who volunteer their money, time and talents.
PIONEER CAMP ~ 2019 REGISTRATION MAY 9TH ~ 9:30AM UNTIL ALL SESSIONS ARE FULL!
Pioneer Camp starts the Monday after July 4th and this year the dates are July 8-12, 2019 and July 15-19, 2019. Heritage Museum of Montgomery County hosts an event called “Pioneer Camp” for students from ages 8 - 11 (no exceptions, please). These five days are filled with information, activities, reenactments, projects, games, special guests and snacks all relating to the way pioneers lived, worked and played together.
Students who participated in the past enjoy hands-on activities such as:
- Churning Butter
- Bow and Arrow Demonstrations
- Dipping Candles
- One-Room Schoolhouse
- Shucking, Grinding and Shelling corn
- Washing clothes on Rub-boards
- Cutting logs with a Two-man Saw
- Branding Leather
- Playing Pioneer Games
- The History of Planting Seeds
Young people participating in “Pioneer Camp” come away with a deeper understanding of our past….AND have FUN in the process of hands-on learning!
Registration begins May 9th, 2019 at 9:30AM. First Come, First Serve. You MUST register in PERSON. The cost is $40.00. Pioneer Camp T-Shirts are available for an additional cost. This program fills up fast!
Pioneer Camp 2018 is July 8-12, 2019 and July 15 - 19, 2019. Sessions are three hours long: (Each Session is a duplication of the other)
Morning Session: 9:00AM until Noon
Afternoon Session: 1:00PM until 4:00PM
Each session is limited to 20 students with volunteers to supervise.