John P. Parker History Camp

June 6-9, 2016

The John P. Parker History Camp will be offered on site to teach Brown Country Elementary students about the important role that Ripley, Ohio played in the abolitionist movement in the 1800’s.

Day 1- Introduction to John P.Parker and the Underground Railroad. Students will participate in the National Parks Service Junior Ranger Activity Book.

Day 2- Craft: Students will  create a friendship quilt. They will use felt squares to create their portrait and the squares will be tied together to form a special quilt of friendship.

Day 3-Play: Students will participate in an outdoor play in out amphitheater “Big Words , Strong Words” by Bobbi Katz

Day 4 – Visit to the Ripley Museum and explore the UGRR exhibits

Admission is free.

Class size will be limited to 18 students, who will have completed the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.

Please click the link below to download a copy of the permission form. For questions, please call Cindy Thompson at 937-379-0502

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