this week’s adventure


History’s Mysteries

How have codes been used throughout history to protect secrets and signal for help? Did the Bermuda Triangle really swallow whole ships? Could aliens have built Stonehenge? Find out this week at Camp Kinda, where we’ll be focusing on History’s Mysteries.

By the end of the week, you’ll have built a sundial from scratch. You’ll be communicating in secret codes, and counting using long-lost number systems. You’ll have traveled the globe and gone back and forth in time… all from your home.

While the world’s historians remain divided on some of the greatest mysteries of all time, now you’ll decide for yourself what’s fact or fiction.

what you’ll need

  • A computer, tablet, or mobile phone and access to the internet
  • Paper
  • Legos, blocks, or old boxes
  • Beads, marbles, or small rocks
  • A paper plate
  • A ruler
  • Tape, Silly Putty, or any kind of play-dough (here’s an easy homemade recipe)
  • Crayons, markers, or colored pencils
  • A plastic straw
  • An old egg carton

weekly family activity

Tie this week’s theme to a family movie night and check out Night at the Museum together, a fantasy-comedy film about what "really happens" inside the Museum of Natural History when visitors aren't watching. (Check out the Commonsense Media review to make sure it’s a good fit for your family.)

this week’s content builder:

Whitney Henderson

Whitney Henderson is an award-winning teacher and school leader who currently serves as EdNavigator’s Navigator-in-Chief. She lives in New Orleans, LA.

Every week at Camp Kinda, we'll share a new adventure with activities for each day. If you're joining Camp Kinda after camp has started, you can jump in along the way or start at the beginning with Week 1. You can always pick and choose which weeks you want to explore, too. Skip a week. Do two in one. Mix it up! There's no wrong way to do Camp Kinda.

Weekly adventures with Camp Kinda