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Elk Camp for Children, Corn Shuck Crafting and Tours Offered at Banner House Museum in Banner Elk

July 12, 2012. The Elk Camp for Children 2012 Season opens Wednesday, June 20. Camps run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Banner House Museum at 7990 Hickory Nut Gap Road in Banner Elk. July 11, children will learn Corn Shuck Crafting. Admission is $5 per child, per class. The camp is for children ages 6 – 10 years. Classes are limited, so pre-registration is preferred.

Call 828-898-3634 to register. Sessions will be held June 20, 27, July 11, 18 and 25.


The 2012 Season for the Banner House Museum is June 16 – October 19, Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with final daily tour beginning at 3:30 p.m. Admission: Adults $5, Children 6 – 12 $1. Take a guided tour through time in this home built circa 1865 by Samuel H. Banner and his wife, Jane Hyder Banner, one of Banner Elk’s founding families.