Pioneer Village Day Camps

This summer, choose from one of five fun and exciting camps!

Camps are from 9 AM to 4 PM. Cost is $85 ($75 for children or grandchildren of members of the Barron County Historical Society). There are a limited number of scholarships available to campers who could not otherwise afford to attend. All camps will include games, crafts, and other activities of the time period and culture of the camp they are attending.

Please call for more information and registration: 715.458.2080.

Native American Life

June 9-11, 2021

This 3-day camp is for ages 7 to 15. Attendees will explore the history and culture of Native Americans living in northwest Wisconsin during the 1800's to the present day, with a focus on the traditional lifestyle. Some of the activities campers will take part in include traditional games, foods, cooking over a fire, drumming, dancing, and crafts.

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Pioneer Life

June 15-17, 2021

This 3-day camp is for ages 7 to 13. The Pioneer Camp experience introduces children to daily life in Northwest Wisconsin in the late 1800’s. Campers will feed the chickens, water the garden, wash clothes with a wash board, attend a one-room school, make ice cream with a hand-cranked churn, weave a basket, pump water from the well, and more.

Pioneer Life

June 22-24, 2021

This 3-day camp is for ages 7 to 13. The Pioneer Camp experience introduces children to daily life in Northwest Wisconsin in the late 1800’s. Campers will feed the chickens, water the garden, wash clothes with a wash board, attend a one-room school, make ice cream with a hand-cranked churn, weave a basket, pump water from the well, and more.

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Civil War Life

July 14-16, 2021

This 3-day camp is for ages 7 to 13. The Civil War Camp experience introduces children to daily life of Civil War Union soldiers. This camp will include drill, camp life, recreation, and letter writing in the style of those experienced by Civil War soldiers, aided by professional reenactors. Men from our area were recruited to the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Frontier Life

July 28-30, 2021

This 3-day camp is for ages 7 to 13. The Frontier Life Camp experience introduces children to daily life on the frontier. Campers will learn about survival skills from the frontier, how to basic shelter was created, and will get to experience the tools of frontier life. This camp overlaps with the Pioneer Village Rendezvous event, which will give the campers a chance to meet and learn from frontier re-enactors.

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Please call for more information and registration: 715.458.2080.