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May 4, 2015

Fort Defiance to host its popular Civil War Summer Camp

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The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is proud to host the City?s Civil War Summer Camp for history savvy youth. The Camp will be two, one-week sessions for boys and girls in the 5th and 6th grades this June.

?This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to learn about life during the Civil War and participate in activities relating to the period,? said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance. The Civil War Summer Camp, instructed by Karel Biggs, will focus on the American Civil War. Students will learn more about the people, events, vocabulary, songs, food, drills, clothing and flags associated with the War.

The first session will be held Monday, June 1 through Friday, June 5, and the second from Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12. Each session will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street.

The cost of the camp is $60 per student. Pre-registration is required and available through May 30 at Fort Defiance, the Parks & Recreation Main Office or online at Sessions are limited to 12 participants so sign up today!

For a more information, please visit or call 931-472-3351.

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