Education Outreach: Youth and Families

Youth and Family Programs

Summer Camp 2022! Historians in Training: Junior Archivist Summer Camp

Registrations Opening Soon!

The Tennessee State Library and Archives is delighted to offer a full day summer camp to rising 4th through 8th graders. The Historians in Training: Junior Archivist Summer Camp will run from June 13 – June 17, 2022. During the week-long adventure, campers will explore historical topics, people, and games while learning how archivists care for and protect historical documents for the future. As junior archivists and historians, campers will learn how history is preserved through hands-on activities, games, and local field trips to other historical sites. 

Camp Details: 
Who: Rising 4th through 8th Graders 
When: June 13 – 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (before care: $10/day – 7:30 – 9:00; after care: $10/day 4:00 – 5:30)
Where: TN State Library and Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. Nashville, TN
Cost: $125 for the week

How to register: COMING SOON

For questions, please email

Want to experience summer camp as an intern? The Education Outreach team is looking for an Education Intern for the summer of 2022! Please click here for the description and apply by March 15th!

In the summer of 2019, the Tennessee State Library and Archives held the Family History Summer Camp. Over the course of a week campers experienced an active, fun, and engaging day camp for boys and girls in Nashville, Tennessee. The campers explored history and genealogy while honing their teamwork and problem-solving skills. Check out our camp video above!