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Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
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: July 21-25, 2014. 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, 2014.
REGISTER: To register, fill out the Summer Camp Application and send your payment to the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. For those in need, please fill out the Scholarship Application.
INFO: Read the press release.
Summer Camp Update: Read our 2013 Summer Camp Blog.
Civil War Kids' Camp
WHAT: This week of fun and learning introduces children to life during the Civil War. Activities include drilling, craft projects, Civil War food and music, visits by reenactors, nineteenth-century games, lessons on Civil War flags and setting up Civil War tents. Fee includes snacks, kepi, equipment and craft projects. Children should bring a bag lunch each day.
WHO: Ages: 8 - 12; Enrollment limit: 24 campers.
WHEN: June 24 – June 28, 2013; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. daily
WHERE: Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
COST: Fee: $200
REGISTER: Camp is FILLED for 2013. Please consider coming to camp next year.
INFO: Click here for more information on Fort Ward .
Clio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
WHAT: Come join in on the fun! 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. Campers should come prepared for outside activities each day, including sturdy walking shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather.
WHO: Children ages 5 - 7
WHEN: July 23-25, 2013. 9 a.m. to noon
WHERE: The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
COST: The fee is $105 and includes snacks and souvenirs.
REGISTER: Applications with full payment accepted beginning January 25, 2013. Advance registration is required. To register, download our camp application.
INFO: For more information, visit The Lyceum’s Summer Camp webpage or call 703.746.4994 for more information.