Summer Camps for Kids


 Archaeology Camp

 (Ages 14 - 17 years old) - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 June 25-26, 2018

Are you a teenager interested in archaeology? During this two-day immersion program, teens will work alongside our resident archaeologist and the UMass Boston Fiske School of Archaeology. Time will be divided between orientation, working alongside the archaeologists at the excavation at Burial Hill, and working in the Archaeology Lab with actual artifacts. This is a unique opportunity to participate in the excavation of downtown Plymouth!

Cost: $200 members / $225 non-members

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Plimoth Adventures: Half-Day Camp    

(Ages 5 - 8 years old) - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Week One: July 9-13, 2018

Week Two: July 16-20, 2018

Week Three: July 23-27, 2018

Play in the past at Plimoth Plantation’s one-week mini-camp! Our littlest campers explore all areas of our Museum, from visiting our rare breed animals to making crafts to take home. Campers get a chance to explore our exhibits, spend special time with our educators, learn 17th-century games, and even take a trip to some of our best-kept secret places around the Museum grounds. Perfect for first-time campers! Plimoth Plantation’s Half-Day Camp will have your child creating and having a great time, in another time!

Cost: $160 members / $200 non-members

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17th-century daily life

(Ages 8 - 13 years old) - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 July 9-13, 2018

What was it like to be a kid in 1600s Plymouth? Learn about our history and spend this one-week camp experiencing the lives of Pilgrim and Wampanoag children did in the 17th century! Campers will make crafts, play games, dress up in colonial reproduction clothing, and learn about the work that would have been done by Native and Colonial kids. Spend time on our sites interacting with our educators and artisans, and exploring areas of downtown Plymouth and Plimoth Grist Mill.

Cost: $265 members / $325 non-members

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17th-century makers

(Ages 8 - 13 years old) - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

July 16-20, 2018

Delve deeper into the past with 17th-Century Makers camp. Choose a 17th-century project to complete during the week. Spend time behind-the-scenes with specialists like our blacksmiths, potters, stitchers, builders, and marine artisans!  

Cost: $295 members / $355 non-members

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Adventure Camp

(Ages 9 - 14 years old) - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

July 23-27, 2018

Life was an adventure in 17th-century New England! If you are up for some adventure, then this camp is for you!

Improve your survival skills, find your way in the forest, build a shelter, prepare food over an open fire, split wood, cast musket balls, defend Plymouth Colony with pikes and muskets, and meet a pirate! At Plimoth Plantation an adventure is around every corner!

Cost: $265 members / $325 non-members

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Youth Public History Camp

Does your child love history? Do they love visiting Plimoth Plantation? If the answer is a hearty “yes!” and your child is between the ages of 8 -16, and has attended at least two years of Summer Camp at Plimoth Plantation, then your child may be considered for our Youth Public History Camp.

Youth Public History Camp provides an opportunity for dedicated youth to work alongside Plimoth Plantation’s Museum Educators. As junior public historians, campers learn how to interact with our Museum Guests on-site. In past years, Youth Public History Campers have worked on-site in the English Village, the Wampanoag Homesite, and in the Visitor Center presenting a wide array of public programs.

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To request additional information or to register for any of our Summer Camps, please call Christina Coleman at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8107 or email

These camps must comply with regulations of the MA Dept of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health. All participants of camp are required to submit a health information form, immunization and physical records from physician, and a medical authorization form.