WPL’s history camp to explore life in 1920s

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Published on June 20, 2018 with No Comments

The Westchester Township History Museum invites children to its 1920s Summer History Camp. Campers will learn all about life in the 1920s, from baseball to dancing to electricity. There will also be a special field trip to Indiana Dunes State Park.

The first session of camp is for youth entering grades 4-6 and takes place Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The second session is for those entering grades 7-10 and takes place Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

All campers attend free of charge and receive a t-shirt. Snacks and water will be provided each day. The camp is open to all kids who attend school within the Duneland area.

Registration is required and runs through June 29. Camp size is limited to 16 campers per session. To register, call 219-983-9715 or visit the museum during operating hours.

Westchester Township History Museum is located in the Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton. The museum is an educational and cultural service of Westchester Public Library and is open to the public free of charge Wednesday-Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment.



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