HUNTERSVILLE – Children can learn about pirates of the Carolina coast from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10 when they visit the Latta Plantation. Kids will experience what it was like to be a pirate in colonial North Carolina, learn navigation skills, participate in a pirate battle and take part in a treasure hunt. The program costs $40 per camper.

Registration forms are available online at For information, contact Matthew Waisner at 704-875-2312, ext. 305 or

Latta Plantation is located at 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. Historic Latta Plantation, once a cotton plantation, is now a historic farm. Costumed interpreters, historic displays and hands-on activities allow visitors to experience what life was like for the planters, yeoman farmers, and enslaved African-Americans of the North Carolina backcountry in the early 19th century.