Look for 2017 camp dates and information early in the new year.
2016 Dates and Information
WHAT: Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources.
WHO: Ages: 12 - 15.
WHEN: Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 2016. From 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Alexandria Archaeology Museum, and a real archaeological site in Alexandria.
COST: $400 with available scholarships. A non-refundable deposit check of $100, payable to the City of Alexandria, is required upon receipt of application to secure your reservations. The balance of $300 is due by June 1, 2015.
MORE INFO: Read our 2013 Summer Camp Blog.
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WHAT: Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
WHERE: The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Previous Clio's Kids Camp Themes:
- Time Travelers (2012 Summer Camp)
- Alexandria: Then and Now (2014 Summer Camp)
- To and Fro and Away We Go! (2013 Summer Camp)
Civil War Kids Mini-Camp
2017 Dates and Information
WHAT: Explore life during the Civil War through fun and educational activities such as drilling and marching, hands-on craft lessons, 19th-century games, and learning from guest reenactors.
WHO: Boys and girls ages 9-12
WHEN: June 26-28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day
WHERE: Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304
COST: $200 fee
REGISTER: Registration required as space is limited. Call the Museum at 703.746.4848 to register.