Sign up for a week of exploring Beaufort History with lots of dynamic activities and presenters at the Santa Elena History Center!
Proceeds benefit participating non-profits:
Historic Beaufort Foundation, Reconstruction Beaufort Inc. and Santa Elena Foundation
NEW Summer Camp for 2019: BEAUFORT HERITAGE EXPLORERS!
At the Santa Elena History Center
Hosting organizations: Santa Elena Foundation, Reconstruction Beaufort Inc, and Historic Beaufort Foundation
Immerse your child in a week of interesting local history from 1566-1900s!
June 24-28 OR July 29-August 2 9:00am-1:00pm
Each day concludes with lunch from 12:15 until pick up, lunch provided on Friday
$150 per child, proceeds benefit participating non-profits
15 OPENINGS: Rising 3rd grade – Rising 5TH
15 OPENINGS: Rising 6th grade – Rising 8 TH grade
*Minimum is 10 per age group registered by June 15
DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE.
Bring to Santa Elena, Email to email@example.com,
or mail to PO Box 1005, Beaufort, SC 29901
Schedule and topics
DAY ONE: SANTA ELENA FOUNDATION
–How did early settlers get to the New World?
–Videos about galleons and 16th century ships
–Firsthand account of travelling across the Atlantic on a sail boat
–Navigation tools and techniques
–Name and color your galleon!
–How did maps evolve during Age of Discovery
–Slideshow of maps from 1492-1607
–Charting a path across the Atlantic
–Understanding Port Royal Sound today
–Walk along the bluff, observing the Beaufort River
DAY TWO: SANTA ELENA FOUNDATION
–What were the early settlers like?
–Tour exhibit and Find Crossword clues
–Meet Domingo Duramano at his “soldier’s bunk”
–Lesson on food and cooking in the 16th c (with samples)!
–What was it like to live at Santa Elena?
–Dying fabric demonstration
–Arquebus and weaponry program, with a live fire!
DAY THREE: RECONSTRUCTION BEAUFORT LEARNING CENTER
DAY FOUR: HISTORIC BEAUFORT FOUNDATION’S VERDIER HOUSE
DAY FIVE: ABOUT TOWN!
–Walk to St. Helena Church Cemetery (tour)
–Walk around downtown park/playground
–Ride shuttle to SEHC
–Make paper flowers