August 2, 3 & 4historycamp3

10am-2pm each day

$90 per child

ages 8-12

Through hands-on activities children explore and discover what life may have been like for someone their age in the 18th century. 

Activities include but are not limited to churning butter, making “delft” tiles, examining 18th century documents and writing with a quill pen and ink, working in the vegetable garden, carding wool, learning how to spin using a drop spindle, making cornhusk dolls, learning about 18th century forms of money. 

To  register your child and for more information please contact the Senate House at (845) 338-2786.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
8
Sat
11:00 am Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style @ Senate House State Historic Site
Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style @ Senate House State Historic Site
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style @ Senate House State Historic Site | Kingston | New York | United States
Demonstrations of boiling maple sap down to maple syrup, hearthside cooking, making jackwax candy, whittling spiles, hewing a log into a trough, and making wooden buckets. Music by Mark Rust, who plays a variety of instruments including banjo, guitar and the spoons.
Apr
19
Wed
10:00 am Opening Day! @ Senate House State Historic Site
Opening Day! @ Senate House State Historic Site
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Opening Day! @ Senate House State Historic Site | Kingston | New York | United States
The site opens for the 2017 season. Guided tours by costumed interpreters. Prices: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, 12 and under are free.
May
13
Sat
11:00 am Preparing for a New Year @ Senate House State Historic Site
Preparing for a New Year @ Senate House State Historic Site
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Preparing for a New Year @ Senate House State Historic Site | Kingston | New York | United States
Please join us while we plant our 18th century inspired vegetable and herb garden!  There will be demonstrations of sheep sheering, spinning and beekeeping. Children can enjoy an 18th century style magic show with “Levram: the Colonial Conjurer,” as well as learn how to make kites and play with 18th century toys and games.
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