Beaufort Heritage Explorers SuMmEr CaMp!

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 contactus@santa-elena.org,
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!
–Rope-making demonstration

–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?
–“Imagine” presentation
–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
–Salt-making 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
–Pizza Party!