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Camp Wornall/Majors – Victorian Manners
July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$25
Join us this summer for Camp Wornall/Majors! Each Friday from 1:00-4:00 PM campers will dig into a different historic topic through games, presenters, and guided house tours. Sessions will be jam-packed with exciting multi-disciplinary activities. The goal is for our elementary-age campers to have so much fun they won’t realize how much they’re learning.
Each drop-in day takes place from 1:00-4:00 PM at either the Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Rd.) or the John Wornall House (6115 Wornall Rd.). Please see the descriptions below for individual locations. These sessions are open to children who have completed kindergarten through age 12.
Camp is $25 per session. Wornall/Majors members can register children or grandchildren for $20 per session. Registration opens on March 1.
Sessions will be limited to 20 children to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure your child has a spot.
Drop-ins will be allowed if space is available. If dropping in, please be prepared to provide your child’s health information, including the date of most recent tetanus vaccination and emergency contact numbers. Day-of registration may take five to ten minutes.
Please send children with a refillable water bottle labeled with their name. Water refills will be provided. A healthy snack will also be provided. Children should dress for comfort. They should wear clothes they can move in and can get dirty. Closed-toe shoes are recommended.
Masks are required for all registrants. For the safety of staff and campers, children who are experiencing any signs of illness or have been exposed to COVID-19 should not attend.
July 29- Victorian Manners
Location: Alexander Majors House (8201 State Line Rd., KCMO 64114)
Behaving properly during the Victorian Era was an art form. Join us this week to learn the ins and outs of Victorian Manners.
A lady must never raise her dress with both hands to cross the street. Rather only the right hand must be used to lift. Gentlemen should never cross their legs while sitting with company. Rules such as these can help us imagine what it was like to be alive when the Alexander Majors House was built.