Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site Summer Program

Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site will present its annual SUMMERS PAST HISTORY PROGRAM for youth ages 6 –14. Four five-day sessions will be offered between June 3rd through the 28th. Historic based crafts, storytelling, games, cave exploration, and outdoor fun will be offered. Each session will be limited to 20 participants. The sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for each five-day week. The cost for each session is $100 for non-members and $90 for members.  There is a reduced fee for two or more children from the same family.  Parents may drop off children at 8:00 a.m. at no extra charge.  Extended hours after 2:00 p.m. will cost $3.00 per hour per child until 5:00 p.m.

Session One will be June 3rd – 7th. This session will highlight Native American bead weaving, playing Cherokee games, learning Native American legends, and more.  Session Two will be June 10th – 14th and will showcase open hearth cooking, candle dipping, learning about the State of Franklin, and more.  Session Three will be June 17th – 21st. This session will feature tin punching, felt pillow making, meeting a Civil War soldier, and more. Session Four will be June 24th – 28th. This week will focus on the two World Wars time period as campers will learn about early automobiles, make a silent film, gardening, and more. The ever-popular “Carters Raid” game will take place each week, along with a watermelon hunt. There will also be a late morning snack provided to each camper every day.

For additional information and the application, please contact Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site at 423-926-3631 or email tiptonhaynes@outlook.com. Tipton-Haynes is a Tennessee Historical Commission State-Owned and funded Historic Site.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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