Camp Lookinback 2021
July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
We are excited to announce that Camp Lookinback 2021 will be held July 13th – 16th!
Camp Lookinback is a fun and educational four-day summer camp held on the grounds of the historic John Jay French museum. Children, ages 6-11, experience another time in Texas history while in a safe and enriching environment. Each day, children will get to perform hands on activities related to the 1800s. Camp Lookinback is fun for both boys and girls!
Registration is required and SPACE IS LIMITED to 45 CHILDREN and filled on a first come first serve basis. Cost per child is $75.00 for Non-Members and $65.00 for BHS Members.
Camp procedures will be impacted by COVID-19. We will be following guidelines recommended by the CDC and state of Texas such as health screenings, temperature checks, and limiting group exposure. For more information on camps and COVID-19, click here.
Camp Lookinback 2021 will be held in one session: Tuesday – Friday July 13th-16th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Camp Lookinback is based on a three year rotating curriculum for a new experience each year. Each day consists of three hands-on activities. This year, activities include (subject to change):
A DAY IN THE LIFE: Go through a day in the life of a Texas Pioneer with a tour of the John Jay French Museum, learning how to punch tin for a pie safe, and learn all about growing rice from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension!
IN THE KITCHEN WITH SALLY: In the kitchen, you’ll learn how to make butter and biscuits just like Sally French did! Then, you’ll try your hand at making your own soap and learn about how bees and honey would have been used in the garden and for sweets!
THE TEXAS REVOLUTION: Visit a Texas Revolution traveling trunk show where you’ll fire a replica of the “come and take it” cannon! Then learn all about spies and silhouettes!
ON THE FRONTIER: Try your hand at being a frontiersman by playing frontier games, learning how to track animals, and making tools in the blacksmith shop!
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