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Museum Madness signup is underway at the Museum

Museum Madness Museum Madness campers visit Clerance and enjoy a close up view of the trains.

Preparations for the annual Museum Madness Children’s Discovery Program are underway and registration is open for the programing set July 9 – 13, 2018, at the Union County Heritage Museum. Class sizes are limited and ages are incoming 2nd graders to incoming 4th grade students.

Museum madness

A 2017 camper with his Scary Science experiment.

The program is daily from 9 a.m. until 12 noon and includes learning on a topic of the day, craft and art period, and snack. Cost is $10 for museum members per day and $15 for non members per day. For campers signing up for the entire week, a free Madness T shirt is in the deal.

“The New Albany Junior Auxiliary partners with the museum for this,” said museum director Jill Smith, “ we are very grateful for their help.”

This year’s schedule is as follows:

Monday, July 9, 9 – 12 noon

Medieval Clans and Your Family Story

If you like Minecraft you will like Medieval Magic

Travel back in time to the Medieval Era and learn about the life in that time. Discover the rich history of the family’s coat of arms.

Tuesday, July 10

Draw and Paint Your Life

Learn as Rebecca Browning demonstrates the fantastic world of drawing and painting. Learn the basics of drawing and draw your self.

Wednesday, July 11

Culinary Chemistry :Decorate Cupcakes and create nutritional Treats

Museum Madness 2018

A 2017 camper, making a land form map of the state of Mississippi.

Thursday, July 12

Live Life, Save Life – with Pam Bowen, Licensed in CPR and the Country Coroner

Experience first aid techniques and CPR. Learn firsthand by licensed professionals.

Friday, July 13

The Great Museum Mystery – Find the Missing Treasure

Become a detective and solve the mystery behind the priceless items that have been stolen. Solve the mystery before the thief gets away and save the day.

Dress your children in play clothes.

To sign up for the week come by the museum or call 662-538-0014. You can email jill@ucheritagemuseum.com for more information.

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