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Military Families Benefit from Camp Scholarship

By Emily Crowe and Caitlyn Barnes, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps There are many brave men and women who serve in the U.S. military, and the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) believes in supporting them however we can. This summer the Kentucky Society of Children of the American Revolution
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Campers on the Civil War

By Christian Thompson, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps There is no doubt that Camp ArtyFact packs a lot of activity into each week. This week in “Prepare for Battle: The Art of the Civil War Camp Life,” nine- to 12-year-old campers have, among other things, made a Civil War journal, drawn a
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ArtyFact Meets Gorilla Glass: Corning Inc. Visits Camp

By Christian Thompson, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps Wednesday was a special day for the Camp ArtyFact kids. Special presenters from Corning Inc., the maker of Gorilla Glass and other products, came by and talked to them about the company and why they think education is important. All sum
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Campers on Community Art

By Julia Blackburn and Perry Kring, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps What does community arts mean to you? For Bethany, “it seems like friends and family come together and make art beautiful, colorful and things that are different.” Isabella knows that it’s important for kids to know about i
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Campers on Camp ArtyFact

By Annie Edwards and Robert Atken, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps In the Movin’ and Groovin’ camp this week, campers have been learning all about USO dance shows, creating a backdrop and learning a special dance that they will perform in honor of Kentucky’s veterans and active military per
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Camp ArtyFact: More Than Just Arts and Crafts

By Margaret Whitworth and Sydney Hendrix, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps Boy, was today busy at Camp ArtyFact! Hacking History campers followed up their week’s activities of making an interactive exhibit with a trip to the Kentucky Military History Museum to talk to a museum professi
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This Week: Kids Have Fun with History in Camp ArtyFact

This week is spring break in Franklin County, Kentucky. That means it is time for Camp ArtyFact. Through Friday, kids ages 6-12 are at the Kentucky Historical Society to have fun with history. Half-day sessions allow 6- to 8-year-olds to take inspiration from KHS collections to make t
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Crafty Kids

Historic Horse Names
By Greg Hardison, KHS Student Programming Administrator Camp ArtyFact’s Spring Break 2014 week ended with a bright exhibition of student artwork highlighted by large collaborative sculpture and an exciting marionette horse race presented by our youngest campers.  Our instructors
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Young Minds at Work

The second week of camp is in full swing, and students are hard at work…at having fun! Camp ArtyFact provides so many new experiences for the youth we serve. The students in “Wild Waterways and Water Crafts” have created original poetry inspired by poet laureate Gurn
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Bridging the Gap

Our second week of camp is in full swing. Four new camps are challenging young minds and providing many new experiences. Today the students in “Wild Waterways and Water Crafts” started their week by writing poetry inspired by the work of past poet laureate Gurney Norman, a
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