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Georgia Museum of Agriculture Offers July Workshops for Kids

Children from six to 11 years old can explore a variety of workshops during the summer season at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Camp Wiregrass will sponsor three-hour workshops during July for various age groups. Each workshop offers age appropriate activities and themes.

To register for any of the workshops, interested persons can e-mail Kelly Scott at museumcamp@abac.edu or register online at www.abac.edu/museum/kids-camp.

Snacks and all supplies are provided for each workshop. Each workshop will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Siblings, ABAC employee, or Friend of the Museum discounts are available. The cost is $25 per camper for one-day workshops and $40 per camper for all two-day workshops.

The workshops begin with the July 2 Revolution is Coming! “Celebrate Independence Day by joining the Museum’s militia.” This workshop is for children 8-10 years of age.

“Creative Jewelry” will take place July 8-9 for children ages 8-10 years old. This class allows participants an opportunity to create their own jewelry with a Native American flare.

Strengthen hunting skills through playing games, throwing spears, and practicing archery in “Primitive Hunting Skills” on July 11. This workshop is geared to children ages 6-8 years old and reflects how Native American children used games to enhance their hunting skills.

“Orienteering…Huh?” on July 15 is a class that focuses on the traditional means of navigating with a compass. The target audience is 9-11 year-olds.

The final workshop, “Nature Art,” is geared to 6-8 year-olds on July 18. This workshop will allow campers to create artwork inspired by their outdoor experiences.

For more information on the upcoming summer workshops, interested persons can contact Scott at (229) 391-5224.
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