Camp Create at museum challenges mind and body

Bob Russell shows campers how bees live in hives.
July 16th, 2020     Community

Camp Create, the annual Museum Madness summer learning program at the Union County Heritage Museum, is going on this week, incorporating coronavirus precautions.

The first program was presented by Bob Russell, owner of Red Belly Bee Farm at Myrtle. He talked about the value of bees and other pollinators, including food and other materials they produce.

The discovery camp is for students entering the second through fifth grades. Participation is always limited to ensure each child receives plenty of attention and assistance. It is limited to 10 children in the morning and 10 in the afternoon.

Other programs:

Tuesday – Test Your Lego Building Skills. Build bridges, zip lines and more.

Wednesday – Stretch, Twist and Bend. Build your body with yoga and get creative with your own bath bombs.

Thursday – STEM Day. Explore how things work. Experiment with Gizmos and Gadgets.

Friday – Junior Puppet Masters Day. Create your puppet, draw your set, tell your story.

Masks are provided for campers. Social distancing is in effect and sanitation is being used for the sessions. Temperatures of campers is being taken also.

BNA Bank sponsors the annual event.

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