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Summer Programs

Is your day care or summer camp looking for something to do during the long, hot days of summer? Come visit the Upcountry History Museum!

Come for a self-guided visit or enhance your experience with one of our special Summer 2018 offerings:

 

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Once Upon A Time
$7 per child.  One chaperone is required for every ten youth. One chaperone for every ten youth is free;
additional fees: $8 adult/$7 senior/$6 youth

Bring your preschool or elementary age campers to the Upcountry History Museum to explore fairy tales from around the world through hands-on activities and creative play-scapes! Programs include an exploration of the basic elements of a fairy tale, story times, and crafts. All visits will include time to play in the interactive exhibition gallery.

Programs are approximately an hour and a half in length, additional time may be added to continue to play in exhibit or explore the rest of the Museum. Recommended for ages 3-10.

 

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Picturing Nam
$7 per child.  One chaperone is required for every ten youth. One chaperone for every ten youth is free;
additional fees: $8 adult/$7 senior/$6 youth

Designed for middle and high school age campers, this program explores photographs from the National Archives that tell the story of the Vietnam War through the lens of those who were there. Programs include a guided tour of the exhibition and a creative arts project that allows students to process the images they explore in the galleries.

45-minute tour in the exhibit & 45-minute hands-on activity in the classroom, additional time may be added to explore the Museum. Recommended for ages 11-18.

 

 

Self-guide
$6 per child. Ages 5-17.  One chaperone is required for every ten youth.  One chaperone for every ten youth is free;
additional fees: $8 adult/$7 senior/$6 youth.

Explore on your own time and follow your own interests.  Introduce your children to the Upcountry’s history beginning with the earliest settlers through today.  Compare your successes and tragedies with those that struggled, invested, and built the communities in the uplands of South Carolina.  Ask us about our scavenger hunts!

 

To place a reservation for any of these programs or for more information, please contact Kristen Pace at 864-467-3100 x118 or email kristen@upcountryhistory.org

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On-the-Road Programs

Reserve a date and time for a museum educator to visit your camp or day care! Two week notification is required. One-hour programs are available for children ages 3-18. $50 per program of up to 30 children, plus mileage ($0.48 per mile outside of Greenville County).

Program includes:

20-minute history lesson
20-minute story
20-minute activity

To place a reservation for any of these programs or for more information, please contact Kristen Pace at 864-467-3100 x118 or email kristen@upcountryhistory.org