• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

ParKids! Summer Camp Education Program

rootabaga stories performances

Flat Rock Playhouse Summer Performances

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Bring your summer camp or youth group to Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site for a day of educational fun and learning.

ParKids! is a new onsite summer program geared to engage summer camps and youth groups in a variety of ranger-led and self guided programming. Make sure your campers become ParKids! this summer.

Activities include live performances by the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of Drama, ranger-led house tours, barn tours, poetry activities, and ParKids! Sandburg stage performances. Self-guided Discovery Backpacks are also available to borrow. Discovery Backpacks are filled with interactive activities including scavenger hunts, sensory activities and sketching activities, as well as hands-on tools such as magnifying glasses, binoculars, and field guides.

ParKids! is a free program for youth 15 yrs. and younger. Click here to start your reservation today!

ParKids! is supported by a grant from the National Park Foundation through the generous support of Unilever Company.

Did You Know?

Book recycling

The Sandburgs were experts in recycling and reusing. The museum collection is full of repurposed objects, such as envelopes cut on three sides to form filing folders and this law book that was converted into a cookbook to hold recipes.