Free summer day camp at Magnolia Plantation is Saturday


Looking for fun this summer? Sign up for National Park Service’s summer day camp that explores the history and heritage of Cane River and the local national park. This will be Saturday, June 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., which includes one-of-a-kind learning experiences during a morning of demonstrations, games and hands-on activities. Campers will explore, discover, create and go behind the scenes at the camp.

“This is the summer for kids to discover Magnolia Plantation,” said Chief of Interpretation Barbara Justice. “Our 2019 day camp is a time to explore, have fun and learn along the way.”

During the Culture Camp at Magnolia Plantation, through hands-on activities, demonstrations and programs by local artisans, campers ages 9-12 will explore the plantation; learn historic preservation techniques and experience Creole and zydeco music. Camp is free but registration is required. Registration is now underway and is limited to 20 campers on a first-come, first-served basis. The registration deadline is midnight, Thursday, June 27. To register or for more information, call (318) 352-0383 x316. Magnolia Plantation is located at 5549 Highway 119, Cloutierville (Derry), LA 71416.