In addition to a host of events & summer-themed classes in the Chocolate Lab, The Hershey Story Museum has new Behind the Scenes Museum Camp and Fabulous Fridays planned for Summer 2014.
Create Chocolaty Summer Fun at The Hershey Story Museum
Fabulous Fridays & a new Museum Camp round out Summer 2014 calendar of events.
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HERSHEY, PA - Kids can have fun while still learning this summer at The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue. In addition to a host of events and summer-themed classes in the Chocolate Lab, the roster of activities includes two new events this year: Behind the Scenes Museum Camp and Fabulous Fridays. Details on the camp and summer activities at The Hershey Story Museum are listed below. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning Friday, June 13, 2014.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Free admission to The Museum Experience for dads
Daily Activities for Families
July 2 through September 1, 2014
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Visit the special exhibit, Chocolate Workers Wanted, to participate in a featured daily activity. Rotating activities include hat making, experimenting with molds, hand-coloring “bar cards” and sorting on an actual conveyor built. Activities are included with admission to the special exhibit.
Fabulous Fridays at The Hershey Story
July 11, 18 and 25 and August 1, 8 and 15, 2014
2 – 4 p.m.
Join us on Friday afternoons for free special activities highlighting unique aspects of the The Hershey Story. Fabulous Fridays includes demonstrations and make-and-take activities designed especially for children ages 4 through 10.
Fabulous Friday Themes
July 11 – When Milton Hershey Was a Boy
July 18 – You and the Chocolate Factory
July 25 – Art All Around
August 1 – Out of the Rain Forest
August 8 – What’s the Story?
August 15 – Cocoa Bean Journey
Behind the Scenes Museum Camp – NEW!
(Ages 9 to 11)
July 14-18, 2014
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Kids will learn about the fascinating world of museum work in this week-long camp. Kids will learn first-hand from museum curators and encounter objects and areas of the museum not normally open to the public. Campers will create a mini-exhibit and show it off to family members during a reception at the conclusion of the camp. Registration required; call 717-520-5596 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; $200 per student.