Reserve your Colonial Camp Kit designed for children to do at home and in Merchant Park, on your schedule! Each Module features different lessons, crafts, and activities with supplies provided by The Weems-Botts Museum!

Thanks to Enjoy Life for donating allergy friendly food snack with each kit!


Introduction & Colonial Life

RSVP with the Director for a private family tour or receive a virtual link

Learn about the classic cherry tree George Washington fable! Write your own fable using quills and ink (powdered ink packet).

Culinary Adventures: In the Kitchen & Garden

Make your own butter (comes with cornbread mix)

Understanding seeds: Organize, Classify, Dissect – then make a garden collage!

Embrace the Outdoors: The Highs & Lows in Dumfries

Did you know you could sail to Dumfries in the 1700s? Understand why you can’t in this siltation soil experiment!

Plant your herb pot to remember your camp experience!

Explore Merchant Park with an interactive worksheet, including “Guess that Animal” with clues from the 1700s!

Pricing: $45.00. Kits available for pickup starting Wednesday, 07/01/2020, 11:00am. Curbside pickup available. Recommended ages: 8-12.


Merchant Park

3944 Cameron Street
Dumfries, VA 22026

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