Blast from the Past Summer History Camp

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Blast from the Past 2020

Summer History Camp at the West Baton Rouge Museum

“Made in Louisiana!”


Registration opens on March 1 for West Baton Rouge Museum’s twenty-fifth annual “Blast from the Past” summer history camp series. Registration is open for campers ages 6 – 12. 

This year’s theme, “Made in Louisiana!” is inspired by the museum’s summer exhibition, The Collectable Life of Mignon Faget featuring the works of the cherished Louisiana artist and jewelry designer. Museum staff, visiting artists, and other special guests will lead participants through time by celebrating Louisiana customs, traditions, food ways, music, and works of art. Through a series of fun and creative hands on activities including games, crafts, old fashioned chores, and storytelling, campers will gain a greater appreciation for local culture and all things from andouille to zydeco uniquely made in Louisiana!

Two one week sessions are available to choose from. Blast from the Past will be offered from June 8 - 12 and again, June 15 - 19. Camper drop off is from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and pick up is from 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Campers will need to bring a bag lunch. Snacks and drinks will be provided daily. Space is limited. Advanced, paid registration is required, and reservations are taken on a first come, first paid basis. The admission fee for camp is $125 for WBR Parish residents and/or members of the WBR Historical Association and $150 for all other participants. Please fill out the form and bring or mail it to the museum along with the admission fee. Checks should be made out to the West Baton Rouge Museum. Application forms and additional information are also available at the museum. If you have any additional questions, please call 225-336-2422 Ext. 200.