New Summer Camp for a Day Session Added at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Sierra Santiago of New York City poses with a doll she made herself and Danielle Festa of New York City.
Alexus Hudson of New York City, shows off her home-made doll.

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is excited to announce the addition of an American Girl Doll Camp for a Day session on Tuesday, August 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring your American Girl doll, or another favorite, for a special camp dedicated totally to dolls. Learn about the different types of dolls girls had to play with in the past. Campers will also make are variety of home-made dolls and play traditional period games. As a special treat, campers and their dolls will participate in a delightful tea party.

Open to children 4-12 years old, Camp for a Day offers a full day of camp activities without the long term commitment. Campers will learn about different aspects of history and participate in a variety of hands-on craft projects based on the Museum's exhibits.

August camp sessions will take place on Wednesday, August 5th , Thursday, August 13th , Tuesday, August 18th and Wednesday, August 26th. Campers may pick and choose as many camp sessions as they please. No two camps are the same.

Campers are asked to bring a bag lunch, sun screen and extra drinks if hot out. Activities are both outside and inside the Museum. Anyone under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Members: $25 for any 1 session and $65 for any 3. Non-Members: $30 for any 1 session and $80 for any 3 sessions. Sign-up now! Space is limited. Advance registration required, call 973-377-2982 x12.

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is located at 9 Main Street in the heart of downtown Madison, just two blocks from the Madison train station. For information, please call 973-377-2982 x10 or visit our website at  

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