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Camp Time Travel at the Sam Rayburn House: Summer Camp for ages 8-12
By Margo McCutcheon, Educator, Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site
Jun 24, 2024
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Bonham, Texas -- This summer, travel back in time with the Sam Rayburn House! Join us as we host three mornings of activities taking lucky campers back to the 1950s from June 26 to June 28, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each day is full of crafts, physical activity, and fun with a 1950s twist!

Learn how to make modernist art and comic strips; discover binary code and how to extract DNA from a strawberry; help the Rayburn family fix up their farm; and much more!

Camp Schedule

  • June 26: Unleash Your Inner Artist
  • June 27: From Archaeology to Space
    • o Special Guest Speakers: Dr. Mike Durbin, Duncan Berry, and the Fannin County Amateur Radio Club
  • June 28: Fix the Farm

Activities are appropriate for children ages 8 to 12. Space is limited to 12 children each day. The cost for the camp is $25 per day, or $60 for all three days. Children may be dropped off, or accompanied by a parent or guardian. All campers must register before June 12, 2024. Contact the Sam Rayburn House to register your child íV email us at Sam-Rayburn-House@thc.texas.gov or call us at (903) 583-5558 to complete the registration form. There are legal and medical releases that need to be signed before the registration deadline as well. You may also visit us at
890 W. State Hwy 56 in Bonham, TX, to pick up any forms you need.

Contact us today to ensure your child can take part in this summer camp opportunity at the Sam Rayburn House!

Sam Rayburn House and Speaker Rayburn's 1947 Cadillac Fleetwood