History Explorers Camp

Date(s) – Jun 14 2017 until Jun 16 2017
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Calling all 4th graders!

Come join local museums for a fun-filled adventure in our History Explorers Camp!

This three-day camp will take you on an exploration of the history of our community with special tours, behind-the-scenes experiences and hands-on activities as you learn about the history of our community and the people that helped shape what it is today.

**Below is a tentative schedule of events for the camp that is subject to change.**

June 14th–Oak Hill & Martha Berry Museum–9:30am-12:30pm

  • Take a trip back in time to learn about Martha Berry
  • See rarely displayed objects in Ms. Berry’s home
  • Visit the original log cabin school started by Ms. Berry

June 15th–Rome Area History Museum–9:30am-12:30pm

  • Take a clocktower tour
  • Discover the history of Rome by exploring Historic Downtown

June 16th–Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home–9:30am-12:30pm

  • Enjoy storytelling and crafts with members of the Cherokee Nation
  • Learn about the history of the 19th century Cherokee
  • Explore Cherokee agriculture in the Demonstration Garden

Student Requirements & Information: 

  • A $30.00 fee per student is required to cover expenses for all participating museums
  • Students must be going into or must have completed the 4th grade in a Rome City or Floyd County school by May 2017. 
  • Registration forms must be submitted by June 5, 2017. 
  • Only 30 students will be chosen to participate in the camp based on a first come, first served basis 
  • Parents are required to provide transportation to and from the host museum each day of the camp.

Click here to download a reservation form.

Submit completed reservation forms to:

Chieftains Museum

PO Box 373

Rome, GA 30162

or email them to us at chmuseum@bellsouth.net