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Camp Dawson

June 1-5, 2020

Each day brings new adventures and museum mischief as campers immerse themselves in Thomas County history!

Campers will get hands-on with history, conducting an archaeology dig in the History Center’s backyard, testing their skills in the Log House kitchen, tending a pioneer garden, “meeting” Civil War soldiers, and much more while they explore the evolution of our community.

See what we’ve learned on the last day of camp with an exhibit open to family and friends!

Open to rising 3rd – rising 6th graders
Fees include snacks, beverages, camp shirt, & all supplies

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Camp LPH

June 16-18, 2020

The Lapham-Patterson House and its residents have been witness to the evolution of history, art, games, and technology over its more than one hundred year history. Join us as we explore turn of the century life that existed within and outside its walls… Campers will travel back in time from the 1940s to the 1880s. 

Campers will construct and launch hot air balloons on the last day of camp inspired by the c.1886 balloon launch held in Thomasville.

Open to rising 3rd – rising 6th graders

Fees include snacks, beverages, & all supplies

About Camp Dawson

About Camp LPH

Scholarships Application Deadline: May 8, 2020

Scholarship assistance is available for both camps. Please indicate which camp (or both) you would like to be considered for when completing the scholarship application. Applications may be returned  to the Thomasville History Center by mail or email. Please also submit a registration form (above) with your application.

If you require more information regarding the scholarship process please contact or call 229-226-7664.