Ag Museum offers lots of activities for 2015


Students make a peanut butter and pine cone bird feeder at the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina.

PENDLETON — The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina offers Story Time and More, a monthly reading and activity program, and Kids Day, a monthly hands on activity program.

A three day summer camp, designed for rising fourth through seventh graders will be held July 27 through July 29.

Story Time and More, designed for ages 5 through 7 is held once a month. The cost is $2 and pre-registration is required. Programs start at 2 p.m. and run until 3:30 p.m.

The schedule is as follows:

• June 28: Fruits and Veggies

• Aug. 23: Farm Crops and Products

• Sept. 20: Farm Life

• Oct. 4: Harvest Time

• Nov. 15: Native Americans

Kids Day is held once a month and is designed for children in grades 3 through 6. Cost is $4 and pre-registration is required. Programs begin at 10 a.m. Children should be picked up at 1 p.m.

The schedule is as follows:

• June 27: Farming and History Part 2

• Aug. 22: Science and Math of Farming Part 2

• Sept. 19: Ecology/Climate/Environment Part 2

• Oct. 3: Plants, Animals and Insects Part 2

• Nov. 21: Farm Life Part 2

Part 2 sessions are the same theme, but include different activities. Attendance at Part I session is not necessary to attend the Part 2 session. During each session, students will work toward earning their Farm Hand, Tenant Farmer, Farmer, and Agriculturist badges, a program created by the museum.

Call 864-207-0705 or email ellen@pendletondistrict.org for registration or for more information. The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum is located at 120 History Lane in Pendleton.

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