Broadside Summer History Camp

Summer 2019 Programs

Broadside Summer History Camps are developed for children age 4 to those who have just completed 3rd grade. Each camp is designed to include a visit to an outdoor living history area, make a craft, participate in history-related activities, enjoy a snack, and have lots of fun!

Broadside registration is online only. Advance registration is required.

Jamestown Settlement

Three days (Monday-Wednesday each week) from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ages 4-6 – Jamestown Adventurers
June 17-19, June 24-26, July 15-17
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$63 for the 3-day session

Are you ready to jump into the past and explore the daily life of Powhatan Indians, sailors and children in the 17th century? Discover what life was really like in 1607 during these hands-on adventures!

Day 1: Making Tracks (Indian Village)

Day 2: Grab Yer Grub (Ships)

Day 3: A Day in the Life (Fort)

1st-3rd Grades – Jamestown Discoverers
(For children who have just completed grade 1, 2 or 3)
June 17-19, June 24-26 (SOLD OUT) or July 15-17 (SOLD OUT)
9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
$63 for the 3-day session

Discoverers try their hand at 17th-century skills as they test their “metal,” develop tools and study the ways the environment challenged the colonists.

Day 1: Test Your “Metal” (Fort)

Day 2: Living Off the Land (Indian Village)

Day 3: Land Ho! (Ships)


American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Ages 4-6 – Yorktown Adventurers
June 20-21, June  27-28,  July 18-19
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$42 for the 2-day session

Jump into the history of the American Revolution by testing your skill at the drop spindle and riding into Yorktown with General Washington and his horse Nelson.

Day 1: Spin Till You Drop (Farm)

Day 2: Yankee Doodle Dandies (Camp) 

1st to 3rd Grade – Yorktown Discoverers
June 20-21, June 27-28, July 18-19
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$42 for the 2-day session

Step back into the 18th century for two dynamic days of history camp. Discover how to make your own paper  and cook up some fun on the farm kitchen! Do you have what it takes to be a part of the Revolution?

Day 1: Paper Maker (Camp)

Day 2: Cooking Up History (Farm)



Updated 3/28/19