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Voyageur Encampment

  • August 25, 2019
Learn about and experience the rich history connected with the voyageurs, coureur de bois, early settlers, Indians & military of the Great Lakes Fur Trade Era. This reenactment of the life-styles and skills of this era will include demonstrations and displays of canoe building, traditional crafts and skills, trade goods and artifacts, blacksmithing, campfire cooking, military life, cannons and weaponry, and much more! Come and enjoy music and dance, stories and lectures, and the sharing of our unique culture and history. The encampment is set up along the West Beach, with access from the Day Sail parking lot and beach.
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Voyageur Encampment

  • August 24, 2019
Learn about and experience the rich history connected with the voyageurs, coureur de bois, early settlers, Indians & military of the Great Lakes Fur Trade Era. This reenactment of the life-styles and skills of this era will include demonstrations and displays of canoe building, traditional crafts and skills, trade goods and artifacts, blacksmithing, campfire cooking, military life, cannons and weaponry, and much more! Come and enjoy music and dance, stories and lectures, and the sharing of our unique culture and history. The encampment is set up along the West Beach, with access from the Day Sail parking lot and beach.
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Nature Play: Bugs

  • August 22, 2019
Young learners will have a chance to explore nature and the outdoors with guided, hands-on play like stories, songs and movement! This month, we will investigate bugs and other creepy-crawlies.  Ages 4-6. Please pre-register 586-463-4332.
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Paper Making

  • August 21, 2019
Learn who some of the first natural paper makers were. During this hands-on program, you’ll get a chance to take scrap paper and recycle it to create new paper. Bring home a recycled paper craft. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.
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Book Break Storytime

  • August 19, 2019
Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library.
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Nature Play: Bugs

  • August 19, 2019
Young learners will have a chance to explore nature and the outdoors with guided, hands-on play like stories, songs and movement! This month, we will investigate bugs and other creepy-crawlies. Ages 4-6. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.
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Morning Canoe through the Marsh

  • August 17, 2019
Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe. We’ll explore the marsh to hear and see the birds and frogs found there. Participate in Michigan’s fur trade history as you paddle this historical canoe. Space is limited. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.
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