Summer Camp Fun!

In July, activities for the kids are both fun and educational. Check out these events geared toward the younger crowd.

Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers Craft Day for Kids on July 4. Participants learn what life was like throughout history for the residents of Parkin by creating fun crafts, like an arrowhead necklace or a corn shuck doll. 

Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan hosts a History Detectives Day Camp on July 7-9. Participants will become a history detective as they explore the lives of 19th century children through living history demonstrations, hands-on activities, crafts and games.

For kids ages 10-12 that are interested in nature and the great outdoors, Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Discovery Day Camp on July 8-10. The camp includes hands-on educational programs, crafts, games and recreational activities. 

Village Creek State Park in Wynne hosts an Outdoor Adventure Day Camp on July 13-15. The camp, specifically for kids ages 7-9, includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to get youngsters outside to discover the wonders of the natural world. 

If you know a youngster that’s interested in filmmaking or video production, this is a wonderful opportunity for them. The 11th annual T Tauri Movie Camp takes place in Batesville on July 13-25. 

Jacksonport State Park in Newport hosts a Summer Science Day Camp for kids ages 8-12 on July 15-17. Topics of the three-day camp include the lives of birds, mammals of the White River, and herps.