Hands on History Summer Camp

Step back in time at our 19th-century technology day camp!

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Summer Camp Series - Knitting

Join us for the second Saturday of our summer camp programming! Learn the heritage skill of Knitting from the local legend Spike Gillespie.

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Bison: The One Stop Shop

What would we do without Walmart? Come learn how the Native Americans accomplished it. Programs at 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00 and are included in the general admission price.

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Roots of Refreshment Series: Switchel

Join us at the Levi Jordan Plantation for a demonstration of how to make the historic drink switchel.

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Road to Revolution Summer Camp

Road to Revolution Summer Camp at San Felipe de Austin from June 18 – 21. The camp will run from 9 am to 12:30 pm Tuesday through Friday and will be $40 per child. This camp is for kids ages 9 – 13 years old.


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Sam’s Summer STEAM Series: Optical Illusion Toys (Morning)

Join us on Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 am as we start Sam’s Summer STEAM Series! This Thursday, we will be learning about Optical Illusion Toys!

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Demo Day: Drop Spindle Spinning

On June 20th, come learn about the history of textile spinning and witness a live demonstration of thread spinning on a drop spindle. Drop in any time between 11 AM and 3 PM.

Soldier Equipment Display

A Soldier's Life

Visit for a hands on experience of Soldier's equipment from the 1800s at Fort Lancaster

Thursday, June 20th, 2024 from 1pm to 4pm.

Contact Fort Lancaster at: 432-836-4391 for more information.