Summer Programs

Delta Days Day Camp

Where: Delta Cultural Center/Delta Eagle

Room at the Depot Museum

When: Tuesday, June 5 – Friday, June 8

Time: 9 am– 12 pm

Ages: 10-13

Cost: Free. Registration is required.

Space is limited to ten children. Registration is required. Children can be registered for one or all three days. The deadline for registering is May 30. Please contact the education coordinator by phone at (870) 338-4350 to register.

Take a trip back in time with this highly interactive and entertaining day camp geared for children between the ages of 10-13. Experience life the way it was lived over 150 years ago as we play a wide variety of old-fashioned games, activities and crafts. Have you ever wondered what it was like to fish with a cane pole, make a yarn doll, eat food from a Dutch oven or write with a quill pen? All of these activities and more will be included.

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, June 5 - Pioneer Life

  • -Dutch Oven Cooking
  • -Pioneer School Program
  • -Pioneer Toys
  • -Yarn Dolls
  • -Cotton Program

 

Wednesday, June 6 - Civil War

  • -Civil War Uniforms and Weapons
  • -Make a Model Fort Sumter Flag
  • -Making Hardtack
  • -Depot Museum Scavenger Hunt
  • -Civil War Ink
  • -Stories of the Underground Railroad
  • -Making an Underground Railroad Lantern

 

Thursday, June 7 - Steamboats

  • -Steamboat Intro and Pictures
  • -Steamboat Parts Interactive Game
  • -Steamboat Bingo
  • -Steamboat Races
  • -Steamboat Jeopardy

 

Friday, June 8 - Old- Fashioned Sports and Toys

  • -Make Pioneer Toys
  • -Baseball
  • -Cane Pole Fishing
  • -Football
  • -See River and historic sites
  • -Certificates