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Box City camps start soon

Historic Columbus Foundation's Box City camps will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18-22 and July 9-13 for children ages 7-12, in the Wynnton Arts Academy gymnasium, 2303 Wynnton Road.

This camps teaches children how communities are built. They learn to make buildings out of cardboard and then place them to make a city.

Reynolds Bickerstaff and Hal Averett will teach children about architectural design, walkable communites and real estate.

Awards will be given at the end of each camp. The ceremonies will be from 11 a.m.-noon on June 22 and July 13 at the Wynnton Arts Academy gymnasium.

The camp fee is $85; $75 for HCF members.

Box City was developed by Ginny Graves, a Kansas City art teacher, and her husband, Dean, an architect, in 1969. It teaches children community planning and design. It's HCF's fourth year of Box City camps.

Call Callie Hecht at 706-322-0756.

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