Children & Families

The Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon offers a wide variety of fun, educational, and child-centered events for the family. We offer special events especially for families, including a summer camps like Enviroworks in Muskegon and History Camp in Whitehall, and science and history themed open house activities, which occur throughout the year.

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Michigan’s Heritage Park History Camp

This is a week long day camp where participants learn all about Michigan history through games and activities like Capture the Flag (Civil War Union vs. the Confederates), through campfire songs, and scavenger hunts (Archeologist Indiana Jones style).  Plus, campers learn how to bake and cook with historic tools and ingredients, make crafts like cornhusk dolls, and have visits from special living history guests.

History Camp is for children 7-12 years old
$120 for Members
$150 for Non-Members

Session 1: June 25th-29th M-F 9am-3pm.  Registration closes June 18th.
Session 2: July 30th-August 3rd M-F 9am-3pm.  Registration closes July 23rd.

Camp Registration Form

Scholarships available for Muskegon County residents.

Scholarship Application

Camp Options
Parent Phone
Child’s Name & Date of Birth