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Registration is Now Open for Historic Alexandria Summer Camps

Enlist in Fort Ward's Civil War Kids Camp or The Lyceum's History Camp for Kids!

Enlist in Fort Ward’s Civil War Kids Camp or The Lyceum’s History Camp for Kids!

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Registration is now open for Fort Ward’s Civil War Kids Camp! Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about life during the Civil War at this fun and educational history camp sponsored by Fort Ward Museum. The Camp runs from June 24 to 28, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.  The registration fee is $250 per child. Space is limited so register early.  Federal employees should contact the Museum for information about a discount rate and deferred payment.

Playing games at Fort Ward’s Civil War Kids Camp

Camp activities include learning about Civil War drills, music, equipment and army shelter, playing 19th-century games, craft projects like making a Civil War fort, and interacting with guest reenactors. A kids’ tour of Fort Ward is also featured.

For more information, go to for a registration form, or call Fort Ward Museum at 703.746.4848 to register.

Summer camp at Fort Ward!

Fort Ward is the best preserved of the Union forts that comprised the Civil War Defenses of Washington.  The Museum offers programs, events and exhibits throughout the year.  Fort Ward is located at 4301 West Braddock Road in Alexandria.

For more information, call 703.746.4848 or go to www.fortward.orgTo request a reasonable accommodation or an alternative format, email  [email protected], or call 703.746.4848, or Virginia Relay at 711.

Registration Open for The Lyceum’s History Camp for Kids

Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum is now accepting registrations for a three-day camp for children ages 5 through 7. Clio’s Kids Mini-Camp engages children in American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing, crafts, old-fashioned games, and visits to nearby historic places. Clio’s Kids runs from Tuesday July 16 through Thursday July 18 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Kids having fun with Clio’s Kids Camp at the Lyceum!

The theme this year is ‘To and Fro and Away We Go!’ Your kids learn about transportation in and around Alexandria in the past and today, focusing on different aspects of transportation and travel each day of camp.

Clio’s Kids Mini-Camp, ‘To and Fro and Away We Go!’ will be held at Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street. The cost is $115, which includes snacks and souvenirs. Advance registration is required.

To register or to learn more, call 703.746.4994 or visit For reasonable disability accommodation, contact [email protected] or call 703.746.4994 or Virginia Relay 711.

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