East Tennessee Historical Society to Host Junior Historian Summer Camp

PROGRAM:         Junior Historian Camp | Summer Camp open to children age 9-13

 

DATE:                   June 25-29, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

 

LOCATION:         East Tennessee History Center
601 South Gay Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

 

ADMISSION:       $80 per child, $70 for ETHS members

 

(Knoxville, TN) Children ages 9-13 are invited to join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a week-long adventure into the past! Junior Historian camp will provide campers a sneak-peek into Knoxville museums and the city’s history. Each day features a field trip, tour, or hands-on activity to bring that history to life in the very spots where it took place! Campers will create a map of Knoxville to help them plot the group’s journey through time and to a number of awesome historic sites.

 

The Junior Historian Camp will take place June 25-29, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at the East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville. Drinks and snacks will be provided for campers. The cost is $80 for the public, or $70 for ETHS members. Space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for questions, please email education@eastTNhistory.org or call 865-215-8875.

 

About ETHS

Established in 1834, the East Tennessee Historical Society is one of the most active history organizations in the state and enjoys a national reputation for excellence in programming, teacher and student education, and exhibitions. For 184 years the East Tennessee Historical Society has been helping East Tennesseans hold on to our unique heritage — recording the events, collecting the artifacts, and saving the stories that comprise the history we all share.

 

The East Tennessee Historical Society pursues its educational mission through publications, lectures, conferences, school programs, museum exhibits, and heritage programs such as the popular “First Families of Tennessee” and “Civil War Families of Tennessee.” The East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum are housed in the East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, across from the Tennessee Theatre. Also located in the Center are the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection and the Knox County Archives.

 

For more information on ETHS, exhibitions, or museum hours, call 865-215-8824 or visit the website at www.EastTNHistory.org.

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