hands on history summer camps



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This is the BEST experience for young History Lovers! My Son LOVED it!

I wish history was taught like this when I was in school! These kids are lucky!

My Kids can't wait to do this again! They are still talking about camp from two years ago!

My Daughter LOVES the hat she made at camp and still wears it!

Each day will be filled with  FUN HISTORY!

Participants will go up close and behind the scenes with Colonial History with activities, crafts and games that you won't find anywhere else!


 so many fun handcrafts to learn

and pastimes to enjoy! 

Fun Dice Games


18th Century Dancing


Hat Trimming

Kite Making

Butter and Cheese Making

Chocolate Making

Book Binding


Historic Maps

Music and Songs

Pearl Necklace

Drop Spindle

Colonial Clothing Makeover & Photos 


Animal Interaction

Fishing Activity


Basket Making

Native American Farming Skills

Archaeology Dig

Silhouette Portrait


Painted Pottery

Glass Etching

Candle Making

Pressed Flowers

Museum Guided Exploration

Simple Sewing Project

Leather Project!

* Alternative Activities may be scheduled, based on CDC Safety Protocols.


Camp runs from 9:00-4:00 each day.

Check-In is at 8:45.  Pick-Up is no later than 4:15 each day.

 Session 1: June 28 - July 2 (age 8-10) 

 Session 2: July 5 - July 9 (age 11-13

 Session 3: July 12 - July 16 (age 8-10

 Session 4: July 26 - July 30 (age 11-13


Hands On History Summer Camps will be held within  COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG. 

Check-In / Pick-Up Location will be made available to Registered Participants Only.

fee structure

 Enroll before June 4, 2021   and SAVE $25! 

One Week Camp Registration

is only $ 325 / Participant!

Fee Includes all Program Activity Materials, 

and Museum Admission.

 PLEASE NOTE: these Camps fill up FAST! 

 Guarantee your spot and Register EARLY! 


Registration is easy! Just send fill out this form! We will be in touch to confirm details!

Click on the PDF Logo to download

the Registration Forms.


Tuition needs to be paid in full prior to the first day of camp. 

Early Registration and Payment received before June 4, 2021 means a $25 savings.

Tuition received before June 4, 2021: $300.00

Tuition received after June 4, 2021: $325.00

Payment can be made via

check in the mail 

or credit card over the phone.

After submitting your Registration Form you will be contacted regarding the Tuition.

safety policies

Check In and Pick Up Policy:

Parent/ Grandparent/Guardian will need to be there in person  at Morning Check-In and Afternoon Pick-up. No Child will be allowed to leave the group unattended.

COVID-19 Policy:

All Camp Participants will be required to follow CDC Guidelines regarding social distancing and mask-wearing.  

Behavior Policy:

All Participants will need to be respectful of other Participants, Group Leaders and Teachers. Any Participant who disrupts the group or engages in unsafe behaviors will be warned and given alternative activities. Parents will be notified after two warnings. Three warnings may result in the Child being asked to leave the Camp without a refund.