Pioneer School Day Camp returns to St. Charles

Published: Jun. 27, 2022 at 1:36 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2022 at 1:36 PM CDT
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ST. CHARLES, Minn. (KTTC) – The Winona County Historical Society’s Pioneer School 2-day summer day camp returned to St. Charles this week.

For more than 40 years, students have been given the opportunity to explore life as a rural pioneer student with class lessons, historic skills, games, crafts, and more.

Pioneer School Day Camp
Pioneer School Day Camp(Winona County Historical Society)

Pioneer School is taught by a licensed teacher and is held at the Gainey-McCarthy Schoolhouse at our Rural Heritage Museum in St. Charles, Minnesota.

The recommended age for students is 7 - 12 years old.

There was two sessions held this year, July 18-19 or July 21-22. Both sessions will started at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The cost is $50 or $40 for members.

  • All supplies are provided.
  • Costumes are provided but students are welcome to wear their own if they wish.
  • Please bring a lunch that does not need refrigeration.
  • Restrooms are available on the Fairgrounds.
  • Students are to be dropped off and picked up each day at the Rural Heritage Museum on the Winona County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Visible from Hwy 14 between Cabin Coffee and Cenex.

Find more information at Winona County Historical Society’s website here.

The Winona County History Center is open daily 10. a.m. – 4 p.m.

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