History Camps


Monday and Tuesday, July 10 & 11, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM  Major Monroe’s History Camp
Location: James Monroe Museum

Enlist in this two half-day, hands-on history camp for boys and girls ages 7-12. camp-2014-3_smallThis year’s camp will feature storyteller and musician Eve Watters who will be at camp on both days to share stories, riddles, and music. Participants will have an opportunity to try out some of the musical instruments! James and Elizabeth camp-2014-1_smallerMonroe will also be at camp this year! There will be presentations about James Monroe, the use of ciphers, archeology, and the life of a Revolutionary War soldier, and games, all to introduce children to life during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Cost is $45/child, or $35/child for Friends of JMM (price includes both days). Snacks will be provided. Please contact our Public Programs Coordinator, Lynda Allen for a registration form.