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Carrie’s Prairie Day Camp

CHARLES CITY, Iowa — The National 19th Amendment Society will be hosting their annual Prairie Day Camp on Wednesday, August 1st from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children entering grades K-5. The camp will be held at Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home. Campers will participate in a variety of games and activities relating to life on an 1860s farm (several new to this year’s camp), as well as take a prairie walk guided by a Floyd County conservationist and enjoy old-fashioned pressed apple cider made on-site. Campers will also learn about the right to vote, a cause for which Carrie was a champion, and participate in a mock election. Lunch, with a menu of foods Carrie would have eaten growing up as a child, will be provided.

The cost of the camp is $15/child or $10/child if they are the child or the grandchild of a member of the National 19th Amendment Society. Registration forms will be sent out by mail or email upon request by contacting us at (641) 228-3336 or clccatt@gmail.com. Forms may also be picked up at Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home, 2379 Timber Avenue, Charles City, IA between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Completed registration forms should be returned to our site or mailed to the National 19th Amendment Society, P.O. Box 33, Charles City, IA 50616 by July 25. Prairie Day Camp is led by the National 19th Amendment Society in partnership with Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area.