Museum to offer summer camps, story hours

Summer camps and story hours are part of the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology’s summer offerings.

“Boomerangs, Bullroarers and other Australian Adventures,” a summer camp for first through fourth grade students, will be held June 17-21 and July 8-12.

From 9 a.m. to noon, campers will explore the arts and culture of Australian aborigines. In addition to learning ancient stories and symbols, children will find out about survival in Australia’s deserts. “Walkabouts,” nature stories, music and many other activities are planned for the week-long day camps. The registration fee is $35; $30 for members of the Museum Friends organization.

Museum educator Kim Robertson also will present “Magic Carpet Rides,” a program of story hours and activities. Robertson will tell stories and lead hands-on arts and crafts activities from 3-4 p.m. on June 11, June 18, July 9 and Aug. 6 for children ages 5-6 years. Story hours for older children, ages 7-8, will take place from 3-4 p.m. on June 12, June 19, July 10 and Aug. 7. Admission is $2; free for members of the Museum Friends organization.<.P>

Both programs require pre-registration by calling the museum at 759-5282. The museum is located behind the track stadium on campus.

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