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From Connecticut River Museum – Summer Adventure Camps

Spend a week filled with exploration and discovery at the Connecticut River Museum’s Summer Adventure Camps! Travel back in time and find out about life in colonial America; grab a net and see if you can capture critters in the Connecticut River; sail on a 75 foot wooden sailing ship and design your own watercraft; get your hands dirty discovering the past beneath us; or explore Native American lifeways.


Each weekly day camp runs from 9 am to 1 pm with aftercare available from 1 – 3 pm.

July 8th – 12th: Finding the First Americans, Ages 9 – 12
July 15th – 19th: Colonial Survival Camp, Ages 6 – 9
July 22nd – 26th: Life at Sea, Ages 9 – 12
July 29th – August 2nd: Digging into the Past, Ages 9 – 12

August 5th – 9th Wild River, Ages 6 – 9
August 12 – 16 River Rangers, Ages 9 – 12

Program Fees: $170 for Connecticut River Museum (CRM) Family Members and $185 for Non-Members. Aftercare: $80 for the week for CRM Members, $90 for the week for Non-members.

Space is limited! To register: Download and send in the application on the museum website or contact the Education Department at 860.767.8269 x113 or email:

*The camps are licensed by the State of Connecticut.

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