Beaver Lake Concert and History Camp for Kids

Looking for summer activities to do with your kids now that school’s out for summer? Here are two ideas offered by the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale:

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Folk duo Still on the Hill will present “Once a River: Story Songs of the Beaver Lake Watershed,” Saturday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. “Once a River” is a musical history of people and places along the White River, which was dammed in the 1960s to create Beaver Lake.

Still on the Hill will perform 10 free concerts during the Spring/Summer of 2014 in watershed communities and will give away 100 CDs (one per family) at each performance on a first come, first served basis. These concerts, in addition to being entertaining and educational, will instill a sense of ownership for the protection of this valuable resource, which supplies drinking water and quality of life for one in seven Arkansans. Click here for a list of concerts running June 18 through July 27.

History Camp for Kids

Openings are still available for the Shiloh Museum’s history camp for kids ages 11 to 14 years, to be held July 7–11, 10:00 am–3:00 p.m. The theme is “1900s Arkansas.” Campers will experience a different decade each day, from the 1910s to the 1950s, exploring topics such as wildlife conservation, the Olympics, fishing, old-time radio shows, gardening, baseball, TV shows, and popular dances. Cost for the camp is $70 for Shiloh Museum members and $80 for non-members, and includes lunch, crafts, and a ticket to the July 16 NWA Naturals baseball game.

Space is limited; preregistration and payment is required. The registration deadline is June 25.

The Shiloh Museum is located at 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. For more information, call 750-8165 or visit shilohmuseum.org.

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