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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for youth in the 5th and 6th grades. The Camp was so popular in its first year that a second one-week session has been added to allow for more kids to participate!

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

“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 camp will be offered in two sessions, the first from Monday, June 2nd to Friday, June 6th, and the second from Monday, June 9th to Friday, June 13th. Each session will take place from 8:00am to noon at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center.

The cost of the camp is $50.00 per student. Pre-registration is required and available through May 31st at Fort Defiance, the Clarksville Parks and 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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