Teatime Camp

At “Teatime Camp” children will discover the world of “visiting” in 1800s Lake Minnetonka society as well as the place tea played in it. Campers will learn from stories of Excelsior settlers how these pioneers brought traditions of the big city to the shores of Lake Minnetonka. Campers will spend the week learning etiquette and practicing their good manners, all against the backdrop of the history of Excelsior. All their hard work comes together in final day of camp as we celebrate with a grand tea!

Monday: A new way of life

Discover how life changed for the settlers of Excelsior versus the life they left behind on the East Coast.

Tuesday: Fruits of Lake Minnetonka

Explore the resources available to the pioneers settling on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. They will study the natural environment, the native peoples of the area and how resources were used.

Wednesday: Creating a Community

Learn about what it took to settle in Excelsior, and the steps that were taken to create a society. The children will learn through active play and art work the importance of social interaction and good manners.

Thursday: Celebrating Together

The final day of camp is the celebration of everything the campers learned. They will use their best manners and enjoy the fruits of Lake Minnetonka’s offerings as they eat, drink, dance and sing together.

89-250-Junior Counselor (Teatime Camp)

  Annie Schilling & Beth Swanson , Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society


Excelsior Elementary : Room 15
Mon Aug 19 - Thu Aug 22
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Grades   6th - 8th

Price: $ 175 00
89-250-TM

  Annie Schilling & Beth Swanson , Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society


Excelsior Elementary : Room 15
Mon Aug 19 - Thu Aug 22
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Su
M
Tu
W
Th
F
Sa

Grades   1st - 5th

Price: $ 245 00