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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold Civil War Summer Camp starting June 1st


Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – 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.

2015 Civil War Summer Day Camp

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 1st through Friday, June 5th, and the second from Monday, June 8th through Friday, June 12th. Each session will take place from 8:00am to noon at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street.

The cost of the camp is $60.00 per student.

Pre-registration is required and available through May 30th 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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