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Summer Camp: Hometown Originals

August 7 - August 11

August 7 – 11
Hometown Originals

Members $347 | Non Members $385


Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in Essex hundreds or even thousands of years ago? This week, campers will learn about the Indigenous peoples of Essex and how they thrived on the riverfront for thousands of years. We’ll also imagine the lives of the early European settlers, captains, and merchants and remember the burning of the ships in Essex in 1814. We’ll explore Essex to complete a scavenger hunt and work together to solve an old Essex mystery.

Camp runs Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Questions? Email our camp director, Amy Zupan azupan@ctrivermuseum.org

Want to hold your camper’s spot? We can take a deposit for you to do just that!

Your $100 deposit will hold your place in this week’s camp and give you the ability to pay the remaining balance at a later date. Email lbdionne@ctrivermuseum.org to start this process! Keep in mind this deposit is non-refundable but will go toward your camp balance.

Please be sure to read our cancellation policy before booking

Cancellation Policy:

$100 portion of camp fees are non-refundable.
Refunds for cancellations are given as follows:

  • $247 for members & $285 for non members who cancel up to 2 weeks prior to camp start date.
  • There are no refunds to anyone who cancels less than 2 weeks prior camp start date.

All cancellation requests must be submitted to the Camp Director, Amy Zupan azupan@ctrivermuseum.org or to the Assistant Director of Education, *Lauren Bennett-Dionne lbdionne@ctrivermuseum.org



August 7
August 11
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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