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Camp Lookinback 2023

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 12:00 pm

$65 – $75

Join us for Camp Lookinback, hosted July 11-14, 2023 at the John Jay French Museum!

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.

Apply for the scholarship waitlist here!

Complete your camp counselor application here!

Camp Schedule
Camp Lookinback 2023 will be held in one session: Tuesday – Friday July 11th-14th 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):

HORSIN’ AROUND – Campers will take a tour of the John Jay French Museum, visit horses brought by Stable Spirits, and try their hand at branding. Snack: Covered wagons.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES – Campers will make paper quilts, learn about the food webs and ecosystems around us, and hear from Tyrrell Park Nature Center about owls! Snack: Graham cracker quilts.

BUGGING OUT – Campers will go on a bug safari, learn about animal adaptations, and cook over an open flame! Snack: S’mores.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY – Campers will celebrate Christmas in the 1800s, work with leather, and learn about wild animals! Snack: Iced gingerbread cookies.

Please complete the form below:

Camp Lookinback Registration 2023

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In case of emergency, and if the Beaumont Heritage Society is unable to contact any of the listed contacts, do we have permission to have your child taken to the emergency room?
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Emergency Permission: In case of emergency, I authorize the Beaumont Heritage Society staff to obtain emergency medical care for my camper(s) as needed.
A signature will be required upon drop off on the first day of camp.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, I will hold harmless and indemnify the Beaumont Heritage Society, its agents and employees, against any and all claims and actions arising out of my child's/children's participation in the Camp Lookinback summer camp, including, without limitation, expenses, judgments, fines, settlements and other amounts actually and reasonably incurred in connection with any liability, suit, action, loss, or damage arising or resulting from my child's participation in the Camp Lookinback summer camp.
A signature will be required upon drop off on the first day of camp.
Photography Permission: I authorize the Beaumont Heritage Society staff and agents permission to photograph and video my camper(s) while attending summer camp for the explicit purpose of creating camper memory books to take home, social media use, and creation of print advertising materials.
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Camp Registration


July 11 @ 9:00 am
July 14 @ 12:00 pm
$65 – $75


Beaumont Heritage Society
(409) 832-4010
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John Jay French House
3025 French Road
Beaumont, TX 77706 United States