Co-sponsored by Jackson County 4-H and the Mountain Heritage Center, WCU
Learn about farming heritage in western NC through games, crafts, activities, and a field trip to a local historic farm.
2020 summer camp was cancelled but we offered a series of Camp Packets with activities, crafts, instructions, and video links for families with elementary-aged children. Instructions for the packets are available here and include:
Themes, activities, and instructions are available for download:
Here are some activities you can try at home! Click on the title of the toy or activity to download a pdf of the instructions.
Foxfire 6 has many traditional toys and games. Here's one we've enjoyed making and playing with for many years.
Credit to the High Point Museum and the late Annie Lee Bryson of Cullowhee, NC for their assistance putting this sheet together.
Bark baskets were made in the spring from the bark of Poplar trees. They were used by settlers to carry berries, kindling, and other small items. Make a replica bark basket out of cardboard.
Check out our hands-on activities in the MHC Gallery at Hunter Library.
Our theme currently is Wood:
Build a log cabin, solve a wooden puzzle, learn about different types of wood, and try to connect various types of joints.