For children 4 - 12 years old of registered paid attendees.
Historical Happenings will provide your children with interactive experiences in 2 hour workshops during regular convention hours.
Sign up for one, two, or all five workshops!
To help you enjoy our guest speakers, Historical Happenings has scheduled their workshops during our speaker workshop sessions.
|Workshop Speaker Session||Children's Program Session|
|Friday||3:30 - 4:30PM
|3:15 - 5:00PM
|5:00 - 6:00PM
|5:00 - 6:15PM
|7:00 - 8:00PM
|6:15 - 8:15PM
|Saturday||9:00 - 10:00AM
|8:45 - 10:45AM
|11:00AM - 12:00PM
|10:45AM - 12:15PM
|12:15 - 1:15PM
|12:15 - 2:30PM
|1:30 - 2:30PM
|2:45 - 3:45PM
|2:45 - 5:00PM
|4:00 - 5:00PM
This year, walk-ins will also be accepted. But save yourself some money by pre-registering. There are different rates for pre-registration and walk-ins.
$10 for the 1st child, per session
$8 for the 2nd and 3rd child, per same session
$12 for 1st child for walk-in registration, per session,
$10 per child for 2nd and 3rd child, per same session
Children's Program pre-registration is done via postal mail. Print out and complete the Children's Program Registration Form and mail the completed form with check (made out to Historical Happenings) to:
ENOCH Children's Program
1371 Stokes Road
Medford, NJ 08055
A parent/guardian must drop off their children for the workshops.
A parent/guardian must stay at the convention facility at all times while their child(ren) are in a Children's Program Workshop.
A parent/guardian must pick up their child(ren) during the dinner and lunch breaks.
For the 3 sessions marked with an * children can pre-purchase a hat (medieval hood, tricorn, kepi or mob cap) for a discounted price of $3. This is an optional purchase but offers a discount of $2 - $4.50 off original prices.
Children will complete crafts from different time periods such as mosaics, weaving and scrolls as well as play games from different eras throughout history.
Children will learn about the arms and armor of the crusading knight as well as a general background about the crusades. Hands-on activities will include battling with foam swords and designing their own shields.
Children will learn about life as a British soldier and the hardships they endured during the American Revolution. Hands-on activities will include eating beef jerky and bread (soldier rations), trying on clothing from the time and experiencing a British encampment.
Children will be introduced to, and have an opportunity to engage in, games played during the 1800’s such as Game of Graces, Bean Bag Toss, Table Top Nine Pins, Cup & Ball Toy, Marbles, Pick-up Sticks and more.
Children will learn about Civil War soldier life through hands-on activities such as drilling, making cartridges and eating hardtack (soldier rations). Children will be “issued” weapons (cap guns to be used for the session) and taught formation and drilling. The session will end with the “soldiers” marching through the Exhibit Hall. NOTE: If children have Civil War uniforms from previous events and/or cap guns please feel free to bring them for use during drilling and marching.
If you have questions about the Children’s Program, please send an email to ChildrensProgram@enochnj.org