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Blast from the Past Summer History Camp

Event Dates: June 19th-30th, 2017

West Baton Rouge Museum
Port Allen, LA

Come on a journey filled with fiddle music, pirogue water fun, animal escapades, crafts and Cajun folk tales.

Registration begins March 1 for the West Baton Rouge Museum’s 22nd annual Blast from the Past Summer History Camp series. A “Tales from the Bayou” adventure awaits for ages 6–12, complete with music and culture from the Atchafalaya region. This year’s camp participants will enjoy storytelling, music, art, language, culture, history and a variety of hands-on activities including games and making art projects to keep. Museum staff and visiting artists, performers, linguists and storytellers will lead time travel through the swampy bayous where campers will explore the exciting world of nature and history known only in Louisiana.

Two one-week sessions are available to choose from: June 19–23 or June 26–30. Camper drop-off is from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Pick up is from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Campers will need to bring a bag lunch. Snacks and drinks will be provided daily.

Space is limited. Advanced, paid registration is required, and reservations are taken on a first come, first paid basis.

For more information or for an application form, please visit www.westbatonrougemuseum.com or call (225) 336-2422 Ext. 15.

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