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Campers on Cooking

By Emily Crowe, Robert Aitken and Caitlyn Barnes, Camp ArtyFact Press Corps Can you bake homemade biscuits, churn butter, or make your own jam? The campers at Camp Artyfact can. Thanks to two wonderful teachers our campers had a week full of fun, food and learning. In the Taste of Kentucky camp taught by Leslie McWhorter all of the campers agreed on their fa
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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 (KSCAR) honored military families by providing a scholarship fund that all
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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 comic strip, made Johnny cakes, sampled hard tack, had a water balloon bat
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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 summer we’ve been inviting Kentucky companies to talk to the students. One of
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