Norfolk County’s Heritage & Culture Department is pleased to announce that this year’s summer camp program, Museum Summer Adventures, will be offered both virtually and in person.
In accordance with the province’s Roadmap to Reopening plan, museums in Norfolk County will be offering virtual programs throughout the entire summer for nine weeks and in-person camps will begin as soon as facilities can be opened to the public.
While virtual programming registration is now open, information about in-person museum programming will be released in the coming weeks. Residents are encouraged to check norfolkcounty.ca/museum-camp-2021/and follow Norfolk museums on social media for the most up-to-date information.
Residents can also sign up for the monthly Heritage & Culture e-newsletter to receive updates on museum programming: https://portdovermuseum.ca/mailing-list/.
Virtual programming registration information:
Virtual museum programs are open to children ages 6-11 and will take place twice weekly throughout the summer, on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Each camp will include a kit with supplies for the program. The cost per child is $15 per camp; internet access is required.
Virtual Museum Summer Adventures programming is suited to a wide variety of interests and ties in fun, engaging activities with an educational focus on Norfolk’s rich history and local landscapes. Program themes include, but are not limited to: ‘History Mystery’, ‘Barnyard Bash’, ‘Trip Around the World’ and ‘Medieval Mayhem’.
Registration for virtual Museum Summer Adventures is now open and may be completed online via the new registration software PerfectMind.
For information on summer 2021 museum programming, including how to register, visit norfolkcounty.ca/museum-camp-2021/