Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Summer Camp Experiences – Morning Journal


The Oberlin Heritage Center is offering a variety of summer camps this year.

The camps are: Ancient Cultures Camp, which takes place July 18-22; Architecture Camp, August 1-5; and Kids Through the Decades, which runs Aug. 8-12, according to the Oberlin Heritage Center newsletter.

Ancient Cultures Camp

Take a trip back in time while learning about ancient cultures from around the world where campers will learn about people and places whose civilizations laid the foundations for many societies today, according to the Oberlin Heritage Center.

This camp will explore the ancient peoples of the Roman Empire, Greece, India, the Americas, Africa and the Pacific Islands through music, art, crafts and games.

The registration deadline for this camp is July 9th.

architecture camp

Kids will love learning the basics of architecture at this hands-on camp.

They’ll tour Oberlin’s architecture inside and out, explore building materials, attempt building challenges, sketch designs, create mini-structures, and imagine the buildings of the future.

Scouts attending this camp will also meet certain requirements for architecture badges.

The registration deadline for this camp is July 23.

Kids Camp through the Decades

What did children wear in the 1910s? What kinds of toys existed in the 1950s? How did my parents listen to music when they were my age?

Children will learn what life was like for American children during the decades of the 20th century, exploring topics such as school life, pop culture, chores and hobbies through activities, games and crafts. the Oberlin Heritage Center collection.

The registration deadline for this camp is July 30.

Children should bring a lunch bag, water bottle, mask (if needed) and appropriate outdoor clothing each day.

The Heritage Center will offer an afternoon snack.

Camps are $125 per registrant, with member discounts for members of the Oberlin Heritage Center.

Scholarships are available for students who qualify for free or reduced school lunch programs.

For more information about camps or registration, visit the camp registration page or contact the museum’s education and tours coordinator Amanda Manahan at 440-774-1700 or tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org.


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