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May 19, 2015


For Immediate Release

Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540

(888) 942-3742



Iberia Parish Convention 

and Visitors Bureau

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Children's History Camp at

WHO: Shadows-on-the-Teche    


WHAT: Children's History Camp


WHEN: Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.   


WHERE: Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 East Main St., New Iberia, La. 





Campers will experience many types of activities at the Shadows History Camp, from making beeswax candles and creating art projects to exploring the natural environment.


In addition to the Shadows staff, guest presenters with share their skills with the young people. The children will engage in experiences including games which represent many historic eras, from the earliest settlement of New Iberia to modern times. Photographs of the campers dressed in 19th century clothing along with campers' projects will be sent home at the end of the week.

The camp is for children ages 6-11. The five day camp will be held Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The week will culminate with an exhibit of campers' art projects inside the Shadows on Friday afternoon. Invited guests include parents along with family and friends.  

An admission fee of $125 covers supplies and snacks. A limited number of participants will be accepted. Send applications with a check to confirm the child's registration.

For additional information or to register, call Catherine Schramm, Shadows Education Curator, at (337) 369-6446 or cschramm@savingplaces.org.

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit IberiaTravel.com

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