Blaine County's first Museum Day Camp drew a sizeable crowd


August 24, 2022

Participants in the Blaine County Museum's recent day camp were photographed playing a spirited game of Double Ball, a traditional native American team game. Hannah Has Eagle led the session on native games pointing out, "You can make a game out of just about anything you have or find."

Last week the Blaine County Museum hosted its first ever "Day Camp for Kids." The day camp had separate morning and afternoon sessions, drawing 35 kids total. Samantha (Sam) French, the Museum's director, said she was very pleased with the turnout and "will definitely do a day camp again next year." Looking for ways to help build "good memories of visiting the museum" French took the suggestion of Peggy Perry, a local museum volunteer and retired school teacher, and made the idea of a fun day at the museum in to a reality "with the help of volunteers."

Shortly after the day camp was comple...

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