Camp History Summer 2015: “Turn of the Twentieth Times”
September 11, 2015

As our campers and students all across the city head back to school this week, we reminisce about some of the fun we had at Camp History this summer and begin looking forward to our upcoming February and March 2016 sessions of Camp History! This August, Camp History was all about the turn of the…

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All Aboard with Brian Floca, Locomotive, and Historical Toy Trains
December 13, 2013

This weekend we will be celebrating all things trains for ages young and old. Our terrific case of toys and trains Batteries Not Included showcases example of toys from 1850–1945.  Included in this case you’ll find a variety of train cars—a caboose, a fruit car, a Heinz ketchup box car, and a locomotive, among others….

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Reading into History: Book Wrap Recap and Picture The Dead
December 14, 2012

Hello Families!  We had a wonderful Book Wrap on December 2nd with special guest author Donna Jo Napoli. This book dealt with such tough issues- loss, poverty, immigration, the struggle to fit in- that families were debating ideas right out of the gate. Bravery was a particularly interesting topic of discussion. Is a person brave for…

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