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Try-It Day Camp
Try-It Day Camp
Wednesday June 19 or Thursday July 11
full day 9am-3pm
half day 9am-12:30pm or 11:30am-3pm
full day $50
half day $35
Dakota City Heritage Village, 4008 - 220th street west, Farmington on the Dakota County Fairgrounds

Children will get an introduction to life in 1900 at our one-day Try-It Day Camp. Hands-on activities in each building will help children understand a different way of life from long ago. There is a half-day option, however campers will be in different buildings in the morning and afternoon for a full day of 1900 experiences. If you choose the half day option, be aware that your child will not be in all the available buildings. All campers (full and half-day) need to bring their own bag lunch along with a water bottle. We will serve a hand-dipped ice cream cone from our old-fashioned drugstore for dessert. For more information call our office at 651-460-8387 or email

Each camper must have transportation to and from Dakota City, located on the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington, and bring a bag lunch and water bottle. All supplies for activities and an afternoon snack are provided by Dakota City.

Space is limited for each session and the application deadline is June 5, 2019.

Registrations are being taken through Farmington Community Education and credit cards are accepted. Registrations must be received by June 5. There are 3 easy ways for you to register:

1. Register online with a credit card at camp   If you do not already have one, you will need to create an account; just follow the easy directions.

2. Call 651-460-3200 to register over the phone with a credit card. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

3. Register in person at the Farmington Community Education office at 6100 195th St. W., Farmington

Things to Do

Children will have a variety of opportunities to experience an introduction to life in 1900 in buildings in our Heritage Village including but not limited to:

the library, general store, one-room school, family home, depot and more

Food & Drinks
  • Please bring a bagged lunch for both half-day and full-day
  • Please bring a water bottle
  • Supplies for all activities and an afternoon snack are provided by Dakota City.