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Create Chocolaty Summer Fun at The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue.

Published: Jun 10, 2014

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.

MEDIA: For more information on this announcement contact Anthony Haubert at The M.S. Hershey Foundation directly at 717-298-2214 or athaubert@mshersheyfoundation.org; and bookmark HE&R’s Web site www.HersheyPA.com. Images available upon request.

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.
 
Father’s Day 
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 info@hersheystory.org; $200 per student. 

Summer-themed Chocolate Lab classes include S’mores Galore and Chocolate Beach Bars. For additional information visit HersheyStory.org or call 717-534-8939. 

Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Rick@HersheyHarrisburg.org
Rick's Twitter 
Cell: 717.884.3328

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