Civil War Kids Camp
Have your kids ever wondered what life was like during the Civil War? At the Civil War Kids Camp they can find out what it was like to be a Civil War soldier in the 1860s. Kids can learn about spies, women soldiers, home life, slavery, and field hospitals while at camp. Also a National Park Service historian will take the kids on an interactive walking tour where they can learn about real Civil War soldiers who fought here. Your child will also learn how to shoot a cannon! This is a great camp for kids to have fun and learn about history at the same time. The camp takes place on April 21st from 8:30am – 3:00pm. You can register your child here.
Grandparent/Grandchild Archaeology Day Camp
This one-day camp is a great opportunity for grandchildren and grandparents to learn about archaeology together at George Washington’s boyhood home. Campers will receive a crash course on the entire process of archaeology at Ferry Farm and will learn the significance of archaeology to history. Campers will learn about recording information and digging up artifacts. They will also get behind-the-scenes lab tours and demonstrations. This camp is a great way for two generations to learn about history and have fun while doing so! You can choose between two different camp days: April 18th or April 20th.
Children’s Museum of Richmond –Fredericksburg
The Children’s Museum of Richmond in Fredericksburg gives children the chance to play, learn, and explore in a fun, stimulating hands-on environment. Some of the fun museum activities include Art Studio, story time, field trips, and Seymour the Dinosaur. There are 70 different learning environments at the Children’s Museum so your kids will never get bored. These environments encourage creativity, imagination, and roleplaying. Your kids will have an absolute blast here! Go see why this is one of the most visited children’s museums in America.
There are plenty of kid-friendly events happening around Fredericksburg this spring. Be sure to check them out! And while you’re out and about come see us at Mazda of Fredericksburg! We would love to put you in a new Mazda today!