Mahoning Valley Historical Society – Summer Camp (Ages 12-15)

July 24, 2017

July 28, 2017

10:00 To 16:00

Cost – $100 MVHS Members $125 – Non MVHS Members


Event Description

Young Historians Summer Day Camp 2017

July 24 – 28, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day
Best suited for ages 12 – 15
$100 MVHS Members $125 – Non MVHS Members

Are you creative? Do you love history? Explore history like a true historian! Are you looking for something a little bit more in depth? This five day camp dives deeper into local history as participants work like true historians. Participants will explore the MVHS archival collections to dig into the fascinating people, places, and legacies that surround us each day. Participants will work closely together to not only research the history but also present those stories to the public through videos, blog posts, or small exhibits.

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July 15, 2017 To July 16, 2017

3:00 pm To 2:00 am

Fiction Forest 

Steel Standing Entertainment and Youngstown’s own Spirit of the Bear proudly present: Fiction Forest 2017.  Music is set to begin at 3 PM and will run until 2AM.  Tickets are $15 dollars at the gate for the entire day.

This year’s lineup includes Vibe & Direct, Spirit of the Bear, CLUBHOUSE, Captain Kidd and many other great local and regional acts!

Date: Saturday July 15
Time: 3PM to 2AM
Location: B&O Station
Admission: $15

380 Mahoning Avenue NW Warren, Ohio 44483-4633

May 13, 2017

1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

Upton House Spring Luncheon
Paper Dolls- Treasures of Childhood, presented by Patricia Fertel

Patti Fertel has been collecting paper dolls since 1974. Her collection includes antique to contemporary dolls with a focus on advertising, paper dolls from the 19th to early 20th century, comic and artist paper dolls. She also enjoys designing and making her own paper dolls based on fashions from different eras.

Do you still have your paper dolls? Bring some along to share with the group.

To make a reservation, please mail check for $12.00 made out to the Upton House to

The Upton Association
P.O. Box 847
Warren, OH 44482

Deadline: May 8

Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center 325 W. Federal St. Youngstown, OH

July 10, 2017 To July 14, 2017

10:00 am To 4:00 pm

My Town, Your Town, Youngstown Summer Day Camp 2017!

July 10 – 14, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day
Best suited for ages 8 – 12
Cost – $100 MVHS Members     $125 – Non MVHS Members

Celebrate the history and culture of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley! New Events and Field Trip Destinations! This five day camp will explore more than 10,000 years of history as we discover the people and events that helped to shape the Mahoning Valley. Participants will explore aspects of Youngstown history, from the first inhabitants through the pioneer settlement, the rise and fall of the iron and steel industries, and the emergence of Youngstown as a cultural and business center. Field trips to area landmarks, immersive activities, and a focus on Youngstown Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow highlight the week.