If you or a young person in your life enjoys history and has just a little bit of a passion for it, a McLean County non-profit has a one-week, summer program for them.
Candace Summers with the McLean County Museum of History indicates this annual week of exploration in the summer allows young people to get a glimpse of what can be done professionally in the arena of history.
For the individual that knows they love history but they don't know what they could do with that passion for a career, Summers indicates that was her as a young person and was fortunate to find herself in a career that centers around history and research.
Summers has been the summer program for the Museum long enough she had a young student stop her in a McLean County School and tell her a presentation she made inspired her to pursue her passion for history. Summers hopes an impact like that is what the program inspires.
The program runs from July 11-15. Registration opened last week but there are only 16 openings. Summers points anyone wanting more information to visit mchistory.org.