Henryetta History Camp 2017We are still making history and it is still FUN

June 26 - July 1, 2017For Junior & Senior High School age group.

Hands-on operating a museum

Learn museum curation, accessions, and giving tours

Learn & Live the History

Go back to the beginning days of Henryetta's founding father, Hugh Henry

Daniel Cox, The Junior Walking Veteran

A national icon and the inspiration for the organition: Recognizing Goodness in Youth www.RGIY.org

Sharon L. Shoulders

Guest Appearance - Wife of the late Jim Shoulders, Cowboy Champion of The World

Governor Mary Fallin

Field trip includes visiting the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and a meeting with the governor.

Ashley Wolstoncroft

Editor of The Henryetta Free-Lance with insights into the recording of history in journalism.

Announcements special guest and events will be updated here. The agenda for Monday, June 26 has been released by Leia Howton, President of The Young Historians of Henryetta.  You can download in PDF by Click Here  We are making history and it is still FUN.

Camp Curriculum

Henryetta History Camp will be packed with educational, adventurous and FUN things for all. How do you take a subject that many believes to be boring and make it FUN. At Henryetta History Camp we have taking that into great consideration. We have listen to the young people and have developed a camp curriculum with teaching techniques that will assure that the number one camp rule ``Have Fun`` is paramount.

  • > Craft Class
  • > Drama
  • > Media Production
  • > Internet Technology
  • > Field trip to Oklahoma City
  • > Visit area historic sites
  • > Museum Curation/Collections
  • > Understanding History
  • > Journalism & History
  • > Administration/Accounting
  • > Organizational Development

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Special Guest Camp Director

Thomas Hudson

Henryetta History Camp 2017 is going to be historical, interesting, enlightening and most of all...FUN!. History is our heritage and our begining of who we become. Henryetta has a rich history that should be captivated for the relevance of today. It is my honor to serve as the camp director and do my best to inspire the youth to further promote the heritage for tomorrow's generation.

Henryetta Historical Society

Mike Doak, President

We at the Historical Society are pleased to have Thomas Hudson to create our new Youth Program. We are also pleased to see members getting excited about The Historical Society.
The purpose of the program is to enhance the creativity, confidence and success of our members. As members, they will participate in workshops, field trips, volunteerism and other learning opportunities. Young people need and enjoy opportunities to understand more bout their heritage and history.

When is History Camp?

Monday, June 26 – Saturday, July 1, 2017; 10am to 4pm each day with a Saturday graduation dinner.

What is the cost?

The camp fee is $40.00 and must be turned in, along with application and signed parental consent by June 3, 2017  Camp fee also includes a one year membership in The Henryetta Historical Society.

What is the age requirement?

Henryetta History Camp is for Junior and Senior High School age group.

What is a Docent?

A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.

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What’s Included ?

  • You Run The Show

  • Field Trips

  • Meals

  • Special Guest

  • Meet The Governor

  • Walk In History

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What People Are Saying

  • I am so excited that I was selected for this history camp in 2017!  It will be lots of fun learning how to run a museum, and meeting the governor!

    - Leia Howton Team Leader
  • I am so excited to be apart of the Henryetta History Camp in 2017. It will be a fun, and exciting experience to meet the governor, start learning how to do museum tours, and so much more. I can’t wait to come and have so much FUN!

    - Emily Stockholm Team Leader

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