Summer Programs

Colonial Tales

Designed for younger children, (ages 6-8) this half-day program will provide an introduction to our museum and the colonial period.  Beginning each day with a story, children will learn about various aspects of colonial life through activities, crafts and games, all relating back to a daily theme.**

Ages: Optimal for boys or girls, ages 6-8

Schedule: July 23rd-July 27th; 9:00am-12:00pm daily

Cost: $150 members; $175.00 non-members

*Cost includes: copies of colonial story books

Registration: Registration is now open! Email Abby for more information.

**There may be opportunities for wearing 18th century clothing, but it is not the focus of the program

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Revolutionary Kids

In this full-day living history experience, children (ages 9 – 11) will immerse themselves in the past.  Each child will assume the role of a real 18th century Exeter resident, complete with colonial clothing.  At the end of the week, the children are invited to show off what they have learned at the American Independence Festival.

Ages: Optimal for boys or girls, ages 9-11

Schedule:July 9th – July 13th; 9:00am – 3:00pm daily

Cost*: $290.00 members; $325.00 non-members

*Cost also includes: colonial cap for girls and tricorn hat for boys

Registration: Registration is now open!  Email Abby for more information.

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History Adventures

Created for advanced Revolutionary Kids, this program will build upon their knowledge of 18th century life and the Revolutionary War period history.  Children (ages 12 – 14) will experience hands-on activities and crafts, demonstrations, field trips, living history, re-enacting and more in this week-long program.**

Ages: Optimal for boys or girls, ages 12-14

Schedule: August 6th – August 10th; 9:00am – 3:00pm daily

Cost: $290 members; $325 non-members

Registration: Registration is now open!  Email Abby for more information.

**There may be opportunities for wearing 18th century clothing, but it is not the focus of the program.

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Please enjoy NH Chronicle’s report of our 2014 Summer Living History Program by clicking on the video below:
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