Osceola County Historical Society Blog

Disney's Helping Kids Shine Grant Helped Fund Summer Camp

Posted by Margaret Wallis on Aug 20, 2014 5:00:00 PM

 

Another summer has come to an end here at the Osceola County Historical Society and that means summer camp is over, too. For four very special weeks, the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum opened its doors to elementary and middle school children to participate in weekly themed summer camps. Each week immersed campers in different areas of history and the environment of Osceola County.

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Topics: OCHS Summer Camp, Grants

OCHS Summer Camp Recap: History's Mysteries Week

Posted by Kimber Davis on Aug 14, 2014 5:00:00 PM

 

It’s hard to believe that the OCHS Summer Camp is over, meaning summer vacation is just days away from being over, too. We loved hosting Osceola County students this summer and look forward to doing it all over again in another, um, 180 school days. Until then, read about our final week at summer camp, and one of our favorites, History’s Mysteries Week where students…

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Topics: OCHS Summer Camp

OCHS Summer Camp Recap: Civil War Adventure Week

Posted by Kimber Davis on Aug 1, 2014 5:30:00 PM

 

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OCHS Summer Camp Recap: Survivor Week

Posted by Kimber Davis on Jul 17, 2014 4:54:00 PM

The second week of the Osceola County Historical Society summer camp was another successful week with campers and counselors learning what it means to be a true survivor in Osceola County. Here’s six things the kids participated in, giving you an inside look at what life as a camper was like.

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OCHS Summer Camp Recap: Diggin' Up History

Posted by Kimber Davis on Jul 3, 2014 4:53:00 PM

The first week of the Osceola County Historical Society’s summer camp was a complete success and left the campers and counselors reeling with excitement for the camp sessions to continue. Diggin’ Up History was a great way to kick off this annual event and taught the kids a lot about the past. Here’s five things the kids did to stay busy, giving you a little glimpse at what it was like being a camper.

  • Crafting at the Welcome Center. To enhance the campers’ understanding of past cultures and archeological techniques, they completed multiple crafts. The crafts included using clay to create pottery, reconstructing broken pottery, creating cave paintings and using pictographs to write legends. These crafts are currently on display at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, making it a another great reason to come tour the museum this summer. 
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Topics: OCHS Summer Camp

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Osceola County Historical Society’s Summer Camps

Posted by Kimber Davis on May 15, 2014 5:13:00 PM

 

On June 5th, every student in Osceola county will be heard screaming with excitement as they run from the school grounds to their long promised summer freedom. But many parents are hard pressed to find fun & educational activities to keep their kids busy through the summer months. Osceola County Historical Society offers four weekly camp sessions that last from 9am-4pm for 1st through 8th graders. Here are a few things about the Osceola County Historical Society's Summer Camp that you might not have known.

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Topics: Osceola History, OCHS Summer Camp, OCHS Events

About this Blog

The Osceola County Historical Society is focused on preserving Osceola County’s rich, cultural history while sharing it with others. This blog is perfect for just that. 

Remember, here you can find information on:

  • Osceola County History
  • Pioneer Families
  • Events at the Welcome Center and History Museum
  • Much, much more!

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