Experience the most epic battlefields of the Civil War- Manassas, Antietam: cross Burnside’s Bridge, climb Marye’s Heights, and discover the Defenses of Washington, DC including Forts Washington and Ward! Tour the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA to see real Civil War weaponry up close along with the small but important battle of Ox Hill. New this year: Balls Bluff Battlefield in Leesburg! Finally, spend a day in the life of a Civil War soldier learning how to march in formation, dress in uniform, set up a campfire, and participate in a water gun battle re-enactment also using a water balloon launcher to better understand Civil War-era Artillery. Ages: Rising 4th – Rising 8th graders Staff: Jimmy Callahan, Civil War History Teacher at The Heights Contact: Jimmy Callahan at the Heights School firstname.lastname@example.org Notes: The usual dress is regular summer attire including good shoes for walking battlefields. Week one is limited to 14 campers per session including 2 week campers. Campers outside of the recommended age range may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact Jimmy Callahan to discuss. Campers should bring a bag lunch, a water bottle, and a hat.