The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Northumberland County

June 16, 2014

Summer History Camp Planned for Priestley House

— NORTHUMBERLAND — First through sixth graders may now register for Summer History Camp at the Joseph Priestley House in Northumberland. The Joseph Priestley House will hold its camp from 9 a.m. to noon July 23, 24, and 25. The theme is “Education with the Priestleys.” Lindy Witmer and Dixie Gavason, teachers in the Shikellamy School District, have planned lots of interesting activities that will allow campers to become familiar with the Priestleys and how children were educated  in early America. Crafts, games, stories, snack time, and visits with special guest presenters are part of each day’s activities. The fee is $30 per child.

All campers must register in advance. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers and the registration deadline is July 21. For more information and to request a registration form, call (570) 473-8563.

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