Historical Society summer camp
IOWA CITY– Let the Johnson County Historical Society (JCHS) be your guide to summer fun in 2011! A camp rooted in the history and cultural heritage of Johnson County, Little School on the Prairie, will be hosted at the 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse. With camps focused on having fun and learning, campers will enjoy exploring the history of the community that they live in.
Little School on the Prairie focuses on what life was like in the mid-to-late 1800s at both home and school; the camp offers a unique perspective to campers on normal everyday life for kids 120-150 years ago.
Little School on the Prairie (entering grades 2-4): Step back in time and see what school was like for children in the 19th century by attending the 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse. Participants will learn what everyday life was like for the students at a one-room school and explore history by engaging in period activities, crafts and games.
Sessions: June 20-June 24, 1-5 p.m. each day
July 11-July 15, 1-5 p.m. each day
Ages: entering grades 2-4 in the fall 2011
Location: 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse (310 5th St., Coralville)
Visit www.johnsoncountyhistory.org to download a registration form. If you have any questions, please call Meagan at 351-5738.