Summer Camp at the Danbury Museum

Cursive Camp, August 20-24, 2018

Learn to read and write cursive and explore the art of letter writing! Campers will learn the strokes and techniques needed to write in cursive.

Camp is $75 per child for the week and camp runs from 

9:00 am to 11:30 each day. All supplies are provided. 

Camp registration forms are available for download below. 

Fiber Arts Camp August 27-31, 2018

Learn a variety of needlework skills during this fun week! Campers will be introduced to sewing and quilting, knitting and crocheting, and weaving. 

Camp is $75 per child for the week and the camp runs from 

9:00 am to 11:30 each day. All supplies are provided.

We know that the final Friday of camp might be a school day

for Danbury Public School students. If you are a Danbury student, you would be welcome to come for the camp's final day on Saturday, September 1 from 9:00 - 11:30 am. For non-Danbury students, camp will run as usual on Friday, August 31.

Camp registration forms are available for download below. 

2018 Summer Camp Registration Forms

DMHSA Summer Camp 2018 Registration (pdf)


Rock on, Danbury!

Weekly Rock Hunt Clues--Good Luck!

• Week of 7/9/18 - Sometimes kids come here to play soccer, if you find

rocks by this lake, it wouldn't be a shocker.

• Week of 7/16/18 - Usually, I am very still, but in 1955 I had quite a spill,

here you can walk around me and enjoy the sun, and maybe find some

rocks when you are done.

Week of 7/23/18 - I have a spray park and a playground, but maybe you

will find some rocks all scattered around.

Week of 7/30/18 - At a park near a middle school where lions play, the

rocks are hidden, tucked away.

• Week of 8/6/18 - All around me Main Street bustles, you can find me in

the park here if you hustle.

• Week of 8/13/18 - This park makes you think of a bear, come find your

rocks here, if you dare.

• Week of 8/20/18 - A lovely place to take a walk, drive all the way down

Mill Plain Road to find your rock.

• Week of 8/27/18 - Here there are softball fields, a bowling alley, and even

a pond, so you and your friends can have fun and bond.

Featured Parks:

Bear Mountain Reservation, Elmwood, Farrington Woods, Hatters Park,

Highland Playground, Lake Kenosia Park, Rogers Park, Still River Greenway.

More Summer Fun!

One Book, One Community

Check out the book Who Was Alexander Hamilton from the Danbury Public Library and take a bookmark that is a pass for a free family tour of our historic buildings on Saturday, August 25. 

We're pleased to present this program with our partners at the Danbury Public Library. 

Upcoming Meetings

Mark Your Calendars!

Fabric Friends Quilting Group meet Monday, September 10, from 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Friends of The Danbury Museum meet Thursday, August 16, at 4 p.m. (RESCHEDULED)

Danbury Mineralogical Society does not meet here in September due to their annual show

2018 Annual Show
September 8th and 9th
Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4
New Milford High School

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority Board Meeting, Thursday, September 13, at 5:00 p.m.

Please note that all meetings are held in Huntington Hall.  Click here to learn more about these groups and other DMHS partner organizations.


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