For Day Camp information, contact:
Major Troy D. Marshall, Site Director
email@example.com or call toll free: 1-866-515-1864
Civil War Day Camp
July 11-15, 2016
Ages 7 - 12
$20 per day. Sign up for all five days and save $20.00! Limited to 30 campers per session.
- 19th-century crafts
- Infantry drill
- Guided battlefield tour
- Farm chores and games
- Period-style refreshments!
- Mid-morning snack provided.
Complement Virginia Standards of Learning and those of several other states. For information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-515-1864
Registered campers may purchase the optional soldier uniform kit at a discounted price of $40.
Col. Shipp's Leadership Institute
July 25-29, 2016
Snacks and Supplies Provided
Civil War Day Camp for Young Men
$25 per day. Sign up for all five days and save $25.00.
Register by July 17 to avoid being on the waiting list. Includes all supplies. Snacks are provided. Sign up early as space is limited.
- Infantry drill using authentic replica firearms and equipment (non-firing)
- Team building exercises
- History hikes each day
- Civil War food ways
- Battlefield Tours
- VMI Cadet led programs
Saturday, March 19, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A special event rate of $3.00 per person, ages 6 and older, is available by registering here or by calling 866-515-1864. Registration opens on
January 13, 2016. Limited space is available so register early.
Homeschool Day 2016 will offer hands-on learning experiences for all ages. Join the Confederate Army and learn to drill, try dancing the Virginia Reel, enjoy 19th-century games and crafts, watch the Emmy-award winning film, Field of Lost Shoes, take a guided tour through the battlefield, learn 19th-century foodways and much more.
Visit displays on wildlife at the Battlefield (keep an eye out for the Park’s resident bald eagles, wild turkeys, deer and other animals), protecting our waterways (don’t miss the spectacular views of the Shenandoah River from our overlooks) and others.
Purchase a sandwich from Chick-Fil-A (or bring your own!) and homebaked goodies from the food booth. Visit the General’s Store for a great selection of books and other items to further your educational goals as well as souvenirs of your visit.