Registration is open for the Madison County Historical Society’s Charles E. Page Summer Camp on August 7-11

Oneida-The Madison County Historical Society’s Charles E. Page Summer Camp will be held on August 7-11. Come partake in hands on activities while learning about life in Madison County during the 19th and 20th century.

The lessons and series of workshops cover family life, farming, cross stitch, and cooking. Send payment to Madison County Historical Society, Attn: Charles E. Page Summer Camp, 435 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421. No refunds given to those who withdraw after the first day of camp. Please let us know if your child has food allergies. Please tell us your child’s name and age and provide your daytime phone number. Registration is $35 MCHS members, $45 nonmembers. Become a junior member at $5 to reduce the camp registration fee. Deadline to register for the camp is July 28. Space limited to 12. Camp hours are from10 am to4pm. The camp is open to children 9-12 years of age. Each child must bring a bagged lunch. Snacks will be provided.

The society’s summer history camp is named in memory of Charles E. Page.  Mr. Page, a native of Madison County, operated a farm for 20 years until he was appointed Farm Employment Representative in New York State Department of Labor.  His passion for learning and teaching history is best recounted by his children who fondly remember their father instilling in them the importance of teaching respect for every aspect of our heritage.  To register your child, please contact us at 315.363.4136, 315.361.9735,history@mchs1900.org, or download a registration form at www.mchs1900.org.