Freetown Village, Inc.

Freetown Village, Inc.

Freetown Village is a living history museum with the mission to educate the public about African American lives, arts, and culture in Indiana through exhibits, special programs and events.  Programs include interactive theater, music, storytelling, hands-on crafts or heritage workshops or other

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Freetown Village 2020 Summer Camp


Program Description

Since 1990, our academic enrichment summer camp has impacted the lives of over 5,000 children.

Each week children ages 5 – 14 participate in a series of standards-based cultural, social, and community awareness activities. From practical, hands-on history projects, team building and language arts, and field trips, children develop a greater sense of community and personal responsibility.

Program Detail

Program type: Camp, Student Showcase Opportunities, Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Literary Arts, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population Served Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

June 8 – July 17th
Monday – Friday

Available times:

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Early (7:00 a.m.) Check In is available for an additional cost.

Length of :Program 9.5 hours daily. 5 days a week.

Camp will be located at Tindley Genesis (4020 Meadows Drive – behind Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School, and the Avondale Meadows YMCA.)

Fees / Ticketing:

Registration Fee (non-refundable): $40.00; $10.00 discount for each additional child.
Weekly Camp Fee: $75.00 per child.
Early (7:00 a.m.) Check In: $10.00 per week.

Late Payments: payments are due do no later than 5:00 p.m. on the corresponding session due dates (see below). Any payments received after the deadline will be considered late and accounts will accrue a $25.00 late fee. We are unable to accept CCDF payments.

Payment Due Dates:

  • May 15 (Sessions 1 – 2)
  • May 29 (Sessions 3 – 4)
  • June 12 (Sessions 5 – 6)



Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes


Cancellation Policy

Session fees or cancellation notice are due according to the corresponding due dates (see registration form).


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