May 28, 2019
Frontier Days Kids Camp at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
OOLOGAH, Okla. — The Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah will host Frontier Days Kids Camp from June 24 to 26. The camp will be three days of fun experiences, showing children what life on the ranch was like in the 1800s. Hands-on activities will teach kids ages 5–12 about the hard work of ranch life in a fun and entertaining learning environment.
Campers will converge on the ranch from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a chuck wagon lunch at the close of each day. Activities will include blacksmithing demonstrations, fence building, games from the time period, learning to do laundry on a washboard, leather working, rope making and hayrides around the ranch. Special guests will be a Cherokee storyteller and cowboy magician.
Registration is $45 per child for nonmembers and $30 per child for members. Children must be registered to attend, and the registration deadline is Friday, June 14. Each camper will receive a cowboy hat, shirt, rope and other crafts, as well as lunch. Participants can register and pay at www.willrogers.com/frontier-days-kids-camp or call 918-341-0719 for more information.
The Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch is located at 9501 E. 380 Road in Oologah.
The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch are divisions of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.