History crafts and camps at Scott County Libraries

The Scott County Historical Society will be bringing the fun of the past to Scott County libraries throughout the summer. Make a kite and other crafts to take home.

It’s game on with history at Scott County libraries this summer

School might be out for the season, but the learning and fun will continue all summer long at the library with Scott County Historical Society.

At the free “I’m Game!” history and crafts programs, learn about what people did for fun in the past and today, and why things changed. Make your own kite or hoop and stick game to take home. These programs are best for children aged 6 to 10 and their families. Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.

The schedule is: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13 at Shakopee Library; noon to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at Prior Lake Library; 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20 at Jordan Library; 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2 at New Prague Library; 2 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Elko New Market Library; 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 12 at Savage Library and 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Belle Plaine Library.

At the free “Game On!” history mini-camps, try your hand at some games of the past, then make some of your own. Compete to create the games of the future. Registration is required. Register by calling your local library. The camps are best for kids ages 8 to 12. Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.

Camps are 2 to 3 p.m. They will be held Thursday, June 13 at Savage Library; Tuesday, June 18 at New Prague Library; Thursday, June 20 at Belle Plaine Library; Tuesday, July 2 at Prior Lake Library; Friday, July 12 at Shakopee Library; Tuesday, July 16 at Jordan Library and Wednesday, July 17 at Elko New Market Library.

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Meghan Davy Sandvold is a regional reporter covering the eight Southwest News Media communities. Born and raised in the Lake Minnetonka area, she now calls Eden Prairie home.

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