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Preserving the past: Wade House's day camps provide children with an opportunity to become immersed in history

11:05 PM, Jun. 22, 2013
History Day Camps are 'a great educational opportunity for children to experience history in a first-hand way,' says David Simmons, director of the Wade House.
History Day Camps are 'a great educational opportunity for children to experience history in a first-hand way,' says David Simmons, director of the Wade House.
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The Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush is hosting two children's History Day Camps this summer - the Pioneer Day Camp and the Civil War Day Camp.

"It's just a great educational opportunity for children to experience history in a first-hand way," said David Simmons, director of the Wade House Historic Site. "It's experiential, it's hands-on and it's really engaging."

Each four-day camp has two sessions. The Civil War sessions take place July 16-19 and Aug. 6-9, while the Pioneer sessions take place June 25-28 and July 23-26. Each day goes from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The camps are for children ...

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