Summer Camp at Hagley

Summer Camp at Hagley

NEXT DATE: July 10, 2023  |  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  |  Monday
category: Family Programs  |  location: Visitor Center

Hagley is offering two weeks of summer camp activities.  Camp provide a fun, hands-on environment in which to learn and make new friends.

Hagley Summer Camp this year plans engaging science and history offerings for campers ages 7-12. The July 10-14 camp week features Life Long Ago for ages 7-9 and Camp Innovation for ages 10-12. The July 31-August 4 camp week features STEM Discovery Camp for ages 7-9 and Civil War Camp for ages 10-12. 

Life Long Ago Camp immerses campers into life in a nineteenth century black powder factory and workers’ village. Each day, campers explore different activities common during the 1800s, such as gardening, cooking, making toys, and dancing. Campers also participate in tasks specific to a powder factory like firing off charges of powder, making barrels, and constructing water wheels. The camp week culminates in a carnival when campers can share what they have learned with their families.

Register here for Life Long Ago Camp, July 10-14

Civil War campers will march into the past to discover what life was like for Civil War soldiers and for those left on the home front. Each day will have a different theme, such as the DuPont Company war effort, drilling, wartime food rations, signaling, battlefront medicine, and leisure during wartime. The camp week will conclude with a Grand Parade for campers and their families.

Register here for Civil War Camp, July 31 - August 4

During STEM Discovery Camp, campers investigate scientific and engineering concepts and complete hands-on challenges. Each camp day will focus on a different topic in science and include subjects in life science, physical science, technology, and engineering. At a Science Expo at the end of the week, campers can show off their projects and favorite demonstrations for their families.

Register here for STEM Discovery Camp, July 31 - August 4

Campers in Camp Innovation investigate various STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) topics and complete daily hands-on challenges. Each camp day will focus on a different topic and will include building science skills as well as creative and critical thinking to solve problems.

Register here for Camp Innovation, July 10-14

Each camp has a maximum of twenty campers. Camps are staffed by adult camp instructors and teenage camp counselors. Teens, age 15-18, who are interested in volunteering can sign up to be counselors at Training is provided. 

Camp Schedule:
Camps operate Monday-Friday
Camp Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.        
Drop Off begins: 8:30 a.m.


Non-members: $350 per week.

Hagley Members: $290 per week

For questions, please contact Education Program Coordinator Jeff Durst at (302) 658-2400 ext. 285 or




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