[MCN] Summer Camps at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

Jessie Rogers jrogers at missoulacounty.us
Wed Jun 6 16:52:58 EDT 2018

Summer Camps at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

History Camp - Become a History Detective at HMFM's Summer History Camp!

Travel back through time to learn what life was like when the Fort was built in 1877, experience the trials, tribulations and triumphs of homesteading, experiment with bicycles just like the 25th infantry in 1890, imagine life as a forester during the 1910 fires, and much more!

Hands-on activities will help campers develop homestead worthy skills and learn about the technology available in the late 19th and early 20th centuries including steam power, forest management, agricultural sciences, and cooking! Visits to neighboring historic sites will help campers see Fort Missoula in the wider Montana landscape. Campers will finish the week by preparing a rustic feast for their families.

Dates: July 16th - July 20th

Time: 9:00 - 4:00
Ages: 8 to 13 year olds
Cost: $150.00, 10% discount for museum members
Minimum participants: 5                Maximum participants: 15
Deadline for registration: July 10, 2018
For questions please call Kristjana at 406.258.3473 or by keyjolfsson at missoulacounty.us<mailto:keyjolfsson at missoulacounty.us>.

Montana Time Travelers Camp - Who wants to be Jeannette Rankin, the first woman to hold federal office or fearless Frank Little who fought for the miners of Butte? -  Step back in time & create your own mini-documentary!
This camp is a collaboration with the Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT).  The camp offers youth the opportunity to pick an aspect of Montana history, dress up as historical figures, research their chosen topic, and use the grounds of The Historical Museum to set their movie. Assistance from museum experts and support of professional videographers will mix 21st century skill building and fun with history!
Campers will finish the week with a party and televised screening of their movie that all are invited to attend.

Dates: July 9th - July 13th

Time: 12:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 9 to 13 year olds
Cost: $125.00, Scholarships available
Minimum participants: 6              Maximum participants: 12
Deadline for registration: July 9th, 2018
To register or for more info contact: mcat at mcat.org<mailto:mcat at mcat.org> or 406-542-6228.

Visit:  fortmissoulamuseum.org/education/summer-camps/<http://fortmissoulamuseum.org/education/summer-camps/> or www.mcat.org<http://www.mcat.org>

Jessie Rogers
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

"While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed."  ---  Mattie Stepanek

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