Civil War Summer Camp | Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc.

Civil War Summer Camp

Vitalant Blood Drive
January 19, 2021
Vitalant Blood Drive
January 21, 2021
When:
August 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am – August 13, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
2021-08-09T08:00:00-04:00
2021-08-13T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
4141 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213
Contact:
Tim Neff
4126214253 ext. 219

Soldiers & Sailors’ weeklong Summer Camp program alternates each year between Civil War and World War II themes. There are full-day (9AM-3PM) and half-day (9AM-12PM) options available. Lunch is provided for both options and an afternoon snack is provided for the full-day option. The camps are intended for students entering 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Tuition for the camp is $200 for the full-day option and $100 for the half-day option.

Students will engage in a variety of activities which will include, but are not limited to:

• Interaction with re-enactors, veterans and special guests.
• Hands-on experience with artifacts and reproductions from the museum’s collection.
• Tour of the museum’s extensive exhibits.
• Daily sampling of foods from the era.
• Listening to and singing songs from the era.
• Reading interesting stories, articles and working with Primary Sources.
• Arts and crafts activities