SUMMER CAMP

History Day Camp at Nashville’s Oldest Historic House

Tennessee Tales & Legends

Tennessee history is filled with frontier heroes, creepy critters &  spine-tingling stories!  Challenge your imagination with the historical happenings of the mysterious, curious, the fantastical & the just plain weird.   Hear tall tales, seek hidden treasure, go on a superstitious scavenger hunt, learn  the mysterious art of invisible ink and write your own legendary tale!

Date: 2019 TBD

Ages: 7-15

Time: 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Cost: $190

 

History’s Mysteries

Every museum harbors a mystery…an unexpected artifact, a haunting tale, or perhaps something far more strange. Travel on an adventurous journey through some of Nashville’ most interesting museums and historic sites. Gather clues on the hunt to solve the mystery. History is full of mysteries waiting for you to solve…join us & become your own history detective!

Ages: 7 –14

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Cost: $190

Jr. Docent Training & Leadership

Go behind the scenes of Nashville’s oldest historic house museum and experience history from inside out! Whether teaching quill pens or portraying a historic character, junior docents learn about interpretation, museum work,preservation & leadership while fostering a commitment to service. Price includes one week of training & one week of your choice in leadership. Junior Docents receive 50% off 1 additional camp!

Ages: 10-15

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M.-3:40 P.M.

Cost $310

Stiching History

Do you dream of being a fashion designer? Are you a fashionista or crazy for costumes? Maybe you just enjoy creating beautiful things from fabric? Whatever the case, let your talent shine at Stitching History Camp! Explore the fashions of the past while learning the timeless art of hand sewing, drafting patterns, measuring, embroidery, and even creating your own unique fashion pieces inspired by history!

Ages: 7-15

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

Cost: $190

 

War of 1812

Travel back in time to when soldiers, Native Americans, pioneers, and frontier heroes fought to build a new nation.  Follow in the footsteps of adventurers like Red Eagle, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and Andrew Jackson.  Learn about their adventures…and experience your own!

Date: 2019 TBD

Ages: 7-15

Time: 9 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

Cost: $190

 

Military Through The Ages

Uncle Sam wants you! Much has changed since 1776, military tactics, fashion, entertainment. Join us for Military Through the Ages to learn about just how far America has come since the American Revolution. We’ll hit all the highlights – like the American Civil War, War of 1812, and World War 1, and even some lesser known wars in-between. Come find out why real American heroes understand that knowing is half the battle!

Ages: 7-15

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Cost: $190

 

Officer Training Academy

AT-TEN-TION!!! CADETS, FALL IN!!! Officers Training Academy is now accepting enlistment for a week of drills, tactics, military strategy, and our famous flour-bomb battles. Learn how Civil War Officers trained their soldiers, prepared for battle, and entertained themselves during downtime. All cadets will be loaned a uniform & wooden training rifle for the week. Bring a parent for the academy camp-out on Friday night, have a soldier’s campfire breakfast, and attend the graduation ceremony on Saturday morning. It’s not just a camp, it’s an adventure!

Ages: 10-16

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Cost: $235

 

 

Miss Mary’s Academy

Notice is hereby given that Miss Mary will be accepting pupils in her academy for the instruction of young ladies at the residence of Judge Overton. Instruction will be given in the fine arts of sewing, dancing, penmanship, and the general arts of becoming a lady of the year 1817. Campers will dress in period clothing and attend class in the manner of a 19th century lady in our historic buildings. A perfect fit for the history buff and/or Jane Austen fan. Join us for this unique living history experience!

Ages: 10-16

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Cost: $230

 

Time Travellers

Embark on an adventure through time, exploring 1,000 years of Tennessee of history, from the ancient Mississippian Indians to early frontier history, and from the Overton family through the Civil War. Experience creative projects such as gorget making, fun outdoor activities, and even our famous flour bomb fights! A great introduction to Travellers Rest summer camps!

Ages: 7-15

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

Cost: $165

Apprentice Camp

Apprentices take notice! Travellers Rest’s newest camp is looking for a few good campers to learn the trades that built America…from weaving to blacksmithing, candle-making to hearth cooking. Campers will learn the history of 18th & 19th century trades, receive training from skilled artisans, and even get their hands dirty as a trade apprentice. Campers will choose a “track” of learning so they can customize their apprenticeship. This is a truly unique and unforgettable hands-on history experience!

Ages: 10-16

Date: 2019 TBD

Time: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Cost: $230

 

BEFORE & AFTER CARE

Our counselor-supervised extended hours are for campers to watch movies, read, get crafty, & play!

Before Care: 7:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.

Cost: $40 per Week or $10 per Day

After Care: 3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Cost: $50 per Week or $12 per Day

Savings: Before and After Combo: $80 per Week