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May

May 17, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m.5 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Big Yam Potatoes Old Time Music Concert and Fiddle Contest. Old-time musicians from all over Mississippi gather for a day of performances, and talented fiddlers young and old compete in the fiddle contest. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

May 31, 2014

Saturday, May 31, 2–3 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. EXPLORE! Drawing with Shapes. Students ages 7­–9 will learn to see the circles, squares, and triangles that make up an animal and use the shapes draw their own creature. Cost is $10 and pre-registration is required by Thursday, May 29. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

June

June 10, 2014

Tuesday–Thursday, June 10–12, 9 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Naturalist Camp. Children ages 10-12 will get a close up look at insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, bugs, and plants through hands-on projects and observation in the field. Cost is $35, pre-registration is required.  For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

June 14, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2–3 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. EXPLORE! Birds of a Feather. Students ages 7­–9 will learn to recognize several different types of common Mississippi birds from their songs and colors.  Activities will include making a bird feeder with peanut butter. Cost is $10 and pre-registration is required by Thursday, June 12. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

June 24, 2014

Tuesday–Thursday, June 24-26, 1–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Frontier Survival Camp. Children ages 10-14 will learn hands-on skills needed by frontiersmen (and women) to survive the wilds of Mississippi in the 18th & 19th centuries, including archery, hunting, tanning hides, map and compass reading and more.  Cost is $35 and pre-registration is required.  For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

July

July 09, 2014

Wednesday–Friday, July 9–11, 8 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Civil War Adventure Camp. Young Civil War enthusiasts ages 8-12 are encouraged to sign up for a unique look at the Civil War from a soldier’s point of view.  Boys and girls will learn how to drill and parade, get a black powder rifle demonstration, and learn about the gear necessary for survival while in the military.  Cost is $35, pre-registration is required.  For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.

July 15, 2014

Tuesday–Thursday, July 15–17, 9 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Junior Naturalist Camp. Children ages 7-9 will learn about local wildlife through hands-on arts and crafts projects and observation in the field. Cost is $35, pre-registration is required.  For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.