Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to get a taste of colonial life through our special day camps.

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Add to Calendar 07/08/2019 09:00:00 07/26/2019 15:00:00 America/Rio_Branco Camp Washington: Summer Day Camp at Mount Vernon

Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to get a taste of colonial life through our special day camps.

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Dates Offered

Cost

Members: $400 per session; Non-members: $460 per session

Join us this summer for camp at Mount Vernon! Campers discover George Washington’s legacy by exploring his estate through activities focusing on archaeology, music, horticulture, and more. They also meet people from Washington’s world, learn about everyday life in the 18th century, and meet some of the heritage breed animals on the estate. Campers have the opportunity at an open house on Friday to showcase their discoveries for their families.

Schedule

Session 1: July 8-12, 9am-3pm
Session 2: July 22-26, 9am-3pm

Drop off begins at 8:45am. Camp activities begin promptly at 9am. Pick up is at 3pm. On Friday at 1pm, camper families are invited to the open house. Camp activities will end around 2pm on this day.

Featured Activities

Weekday Activities
Monday Mansion tour
Through My Eyes tour
Weathervane craft
Tuesday Music of the Revolution
Telling Their Stories tour
Gristmill tour
Create a "stone" picture frame
Wednesday Livestock tour
Visit the Pioneer Farm
Make your own space
Thursday Music of the Revolution
Horticulture tour
Terrarium activity
Make your own space
Friday Archaeology session
Camp Washington open house
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Registration

Registration fee includes lunches, snacks, backpacks, and a Camp Washington t-shirt.

Beginning in March, Mount Vernon will send to guardians a registration packet to collect important information about campers, such as allergies and meal preferences.

Mount Vernon reserves the right to cancel a session no less than two days before camp begins if registration is under eight participants. In this event, you will be notified by phone or e-mail and offered credit for another program, a full refund, or the option to donate your camp fee to Mount Vernon.

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