The Basic Civil War Camp at Ben Lomond

Children will participate in activities designed to develop a better understanding of soldier life during the American Civil War.  Activities include: “Enlist in Virginia’s Army,” “Life in Camp,” “Infantry Drill,” “Did Civil War Soldiers Really Eat that Stuff?,” “Civil War Medicine,” and a field trip to Manassas National Battlefield Park. Camp takes place Ben Lomond Historic Site. Reservations taken at the Ben Lomond Community Center (703-792-8320) or online at

Event Dates/Times

8/11/2014 - 8/15/2014
 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


 $130 per child, ages 8-12, reservations required