Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Announces Summer Creek Culture Camps

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News Release Date: April 30, 2018

Contact: Stacy Speas, 256.234.7111

Superintendent Barbara Tagger announces free youth programming for ages 8-12 at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park this summer.  “Call us beginning May 14 to make a reservation for this summer’s Creek Culture Camps.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays during June and July, explore Creek Indian culture with park rangers. Space is limited, so be sure to make your reservation soon.” 

What you need to know:
•   Reservations are required for Creek Culture Camps.  
•   Space is limited, and sign up begins May 14 at 9:00 a.m.  
•   All camp activities are from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
•   Choose Tuesday or Thursday.  June programs repeat in July.
•   Sign up for 1, 2, or 3 of the dates below.  
•   Parents and younger siblings can participate in separate family activities in the visitor center, including arts and crafts, stories, songs, and nature activities.

June Programs:
June 12 or 14 - American Indian Crafts - What did the Creek eat?  What kind of tools did they use? What kind of houses did they live in? Learn more about Creek Indian life while you make take-home crafts.  
June 19 or 21 - Creek Indian Games - What do you do for fun? Join a ranger to learn about Creek Indian games and other pastimes.  Our obsession with football is only a fraction of the intensity the Creeks brought to their stickball game.  Learn more with a park ranger, and actually play this historic game!
June 26 and 28 – Creek Family Ties - Where would we be without our family to guide and teach us?  Join a ranger to discover surprising facts about Creek Indian families, their society, and how their legacy still shines.

July Programs:
July 10 or 12 - American Indian Crafts - What did the Creek eat?  What kind of tools did they use? What kind of houses did they live in? Learn more about Creek Indian life while you make take-home crafts.  
July 17 or 19 - Creek Indian Games - What do you do for fun? Join a ranger to learn about Creek Indian games and other pastimes.  Our obsession with football is only a fraction of the intensity the Creeks brought to their stickball game.  Learn more with a park ranger, and actually play this historic game!
July 24 or 26 - Creek Family Ties - Where would we be without our family to guide and teach us?  Join a ranger to discover surprising facts about Creek Indian families, their society, and how their legacy still shines.


As always, programs are family-friendly and FREE to the public.  
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is located 12 miles north of Dadeville on Alabama Highway 49.     
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Last updated: May 3, 2018

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