Children Activities

Activities for ages 16 & under.

First Fridays

Join us for family friendly First Fridays at the Historical Park! Enjoy an educational lesson and hands-on activity/craft every first of the month. Check out our Educational Programs for more details.

Educational Programs >

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Crafting with Casey:  Cactus Workshop 

Thursday, July 26

6:30 – 8:30 pm  •  Dodson House
Ages 4 & up
$45 per 2 person includes kit. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Instructor ~ Casey Reed

Become a crafty cactus terrarium creator during this workshop where the expert, Casey, guides you step by step to succulent success!  This will be a one-stop shop where all the gardening supplies are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own small toys or figurines to add a personalized touch to your terrarium.  You can become part of terrarium history while learning their origins and how they are making a pop culture comeback, and best of all leave with a conversation-starting masterpiece to showcase in your home or to give as a gift to a loved one.  #craftingwithcasey

Thursday, July 26

Register here


Creative Movement

Monday, August 6, 13, 20 & 27
August $24      Register here

 9 – 9:45 am

Ages 3 – 5; Parents/guardians must stay on-site. Developing coordination and creativity through dance in an outdoor setting that encourages exploration and adventure through movement. Children should dress in flexible clothing and close-toed shoes, and are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

Instructor – Samantha Young
Class will begin and end at Mary’s Garden


Dolly and Me

Dolly and Me Camp 

Monday, August 6 - Thursday, August 9

10 am - 12 pm (with a tea from 12 - 1 pm on Thursday)
Ages 5 - 10
Space is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required
$40 per child - register here (additional siblings receive a $5 discount - register here)

Join Miss Samantha for this all-American tea party which you and your doll are sure to enjoy.  At this camp, we will be learning the art of the tea party and also how to take care of our favorite dolls and toys so they will last forever along with the memories they give us!  #praticallyperfectinthepark

Instructor – Samantha Young
Historical Park  – Dodson House