Blennerhassett to hold kids camp

PARKERSBURG — Openings remain for the Blennerhassett Kids Hands-On History Day Camp at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park from July 24-28.

The program is for youth ages 8-12 and runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. More information is available by calling 304-420-4800 or online at blennerhassettislandstatepark.com.

The camp program, which is a new addition to this summer’s activities on the island, will feature fun, living history, and hands-on activities at the Blennerhassett Museum and Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Each day will have a different theme relating to history.

All campers will receive a backpack, camp shirt, and other items. The cost is $145 per camper and includes all supplies, snacks, lunches, and programs for the week.

Campers are expected to participate in all sessions. There will be a different history-related theme for each day of camp throughout the week along with field trips to various museums in the area.

All campers must check in and out at the Blennerhassett Museum. Arrival time for campers at the Blennerhassett Museum is 9:30 a.m. and pick up time is 4 p.m. Parents/guardians are required to park and escort campers inside the museum to sign them in or out each day.


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