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August 2020

The Prairie is ALIVE!

August 3, 2020 - August 5, 2020
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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$52.50

(Originally scheduled for the first week in June, The Prairie is ALIVE! is postponed until August 3-5.) Campers will explore the prairie and find living things all over! Using stories, guidebooks, hikes, science experiments, and daily observations, we will discover there is much more than meets the eye living in our local prairies. Most of our time will be spent outside so please dress for the weather! Register at the link.

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May 2022

Little Houses on the Prairie | Uncle Carl’s Camp

May 31 @ 9:00 am - June 3 @ 11:30 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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$70.00

We will explore different types of homes from pioneer days. Come find out who built these homes, what they were made of, where they were built, what they did inside the houses, and why they did things that way! We’ll be inside and outside, so come prepared for both. May 31-June 3, 9:00-11:30 each day | Age 4 and 5 (not yet in kindergarten) Application deadline: May 27 $70 per museum member / $85 per non-member Instructor: Kristin Neufeld Epp…

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June 2022

Unraveling History’s Mysteries | Uncle Carl’s Camp

June 6 @ 9:00 am - June 10 @ 11:30 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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$70.00

Get ready to dig deep in local archives, interview historians, and do detective work. Campers will investigate the rich history of Kauffman Museum, Bethel College and the local community. Come study artifacts, explore hidden stairways and mummify a piece of fruit. Are you ready for an adventure?! June 6-10, 9:00-11:30 each day | Age 9 to 12 (completed grade 3-6) Application deadline: June 3 $70 per museum member / $80 per non-member Instructor: Monty Graber USD 373, Newton, KS

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Exploring Printmaking 1 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

June 13 @ 9:00 am - June 17 @ 11:00 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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$70.00

Campers will explore a variety of simple printmaking techniques. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 1 will introduce young artists to many forms of printing from the museum’s collection of paper and fabric artifacts. June 13-17, 9:00-11:00 each day | Age 6 to 8 (completed grade k-2) Application deadline: June 10 $70 per museum member / $85 per non-member Instructor: LaDonna Unruh Voth USD 373, Newton, KS

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Exploring Printmaking 2 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

June 20 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 11:30 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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$70.00

Campers will explore printmaking through the work of Kansas printmakers. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 2 will give campers a unique inside glimpse into how an artist turns inspiration into art. Come discover a variety of processes for creating artwork on paper and fabric. June 20-24, 9:00-11:30 each day | Age 9 to 12 (completed grade 3-6) Application deadline: June 17 $70 per museum member / $85 per non-member Instructor: LaDonna Unruh Voth USD 373,…

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