Submitted by: Village Books

There is still time to register children for Camp Village Books. The week-long, half-day camp for kids ages seven through 10 is from 1:00—5:00 p.m. Monday, July 31 to Friday, Aug. 4. Registrations must be received by Saturday, July 29. Camp VB is $129 per child for the entire week. Enrollment is limited to 10 campers.

Your kids will have a blast at Camp Village Books. Photo courtesy: Village Books.

Wise and wonderful Village Books staff will lead the children in themed activities that include hands-on projects, outdoor activities and field trips around Fairhaven. A snack is included. This year’s themes are:

  • Monday – Science Fun
  • Tuesday – Marine Life Day with a bus ride to the Marine Life Center
  • Wednesday – Food & Farm Day with a visit to Common Threads Farm
  • Thursday – Art Day with a visit to Ben Mann’s Studio
  • Friday – Fun in the Sun Day

Visit for more information and to download a registration form. Or register in person at Village Books’ main counter.

Kids love to learn at Camp Village Books. Photo courtesy: Village Books.

About Village Books & Paper Dreams: Founded in 1980 by Chuck and Dee Robinson and as of 2017 under new ownership and stewardship of Paul Hanson, Kelly Evert and Sarah Hutton, Village Books & Paper Dreams is a community-based, independent bookstore and gift shop with two locations: the flagship store in the historic Fairhaven district of Bellingham, and its second location in the historic Waples Mercantile Building in Lynden. Village Books has received many awards, including multiple Mayor’s Arts Awards, the Tourism Business of the Year by the members of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and was recently named one of five finalists for the Publishers Weekly Bookstore of the Year. The store was also honored as the 2008 Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business in Washington state. Village Books’ mission is “building community, one book at a time,” which it does daily through a dedicated staff, by collaborating with numerous community organizations and through its Literature Live author event series, through which it hosts over 350 authors each year.

Camp Village Books is for children ages seven to 10. Photo courtesy: Village Books.
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