Colonial Days CampAUGUST 22 - 26
Parents looking to “unplug” their children from the modern world for a few days this summer can sign them up for a day camp being offered at Washington Crossing Historic Park.
The week-long “Colonial Days Camp” will be held August 22 to 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day for children in grades kindergarten through 5th.
Participants will learn about and participate in activities such as colonial cooking, candle dipping, gardening, craft making, 18th century games and more.
Cost is $200 per child or $360 for two. Before- and after-care will be offered from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for an additional $50 per child.
For more information or to register, contact Jennifer Martin at 215-493-4076.
Autumn Encampment and MarketOCTOBER 16
Travel back in time and experience the life of the Founding Fathers at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
During the Autumn Encampment and Market, colonial townspeople will gather at their marketplace to sell their wares while soldiers assemble to drill 18th-century military tactics.
Families will enjoy a wide array of activities including crafts, hayrides and music. Visitors can also shop at the park’s modern gift shop to buy a variety of local crafts, art and other goods.
Admission to the Autumn Encampment and Market is $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free for those under five.
This event will be held rain or shine.
Washington Crossing Historic Park is located at the intersection of Routes 32 and 532. Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodations to participate in this event should call 215-493-4076.