Children's Programs at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

Date

June 7, 2014, 11:00am
June 13, 2014, 11:00am
June 14, 2014, 11:00am
June 20, 2014, 11:00am
June 21, 2014, 11:00am
June 27, 2014, 11:00am
June 28, 2014, 11:00am
July 4, 2014, 11:00am
July 5, 2014, 11:00am
July 11, 2014, 11:00am
July 12, 2014, 11:00am
July 18, 2014, 11:00am
July 19, 2014, 11:00am
July 25, 2014, 11:00am
July 26, 2014, 11:00am
August 1, 2014, 11:00am
August 2, 2014, 11:00am
August 8, 2014, 11:00am
August 9, 2014, 11:00am

Address

1013 Lafayette Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Admission / Price

Free

Description

From June 7th through August 9th, children’s programs will be offered at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center on Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 AM.  These activities will last about one hour and are recommended for kids ages 6-12.  Come back and participate in all four different programs!  No registration is necessary, however groups should call in advance. Contact [email protected] or (540) 373-6122.

Program Descriptions

Junior Ranger Walk – Earn a patch by completing several activities along the Sunken Road.

Soldier Life – Find out about the uniforms, equipment, and life of a Civil War soldier (includes marching and drilling with wooden muskets).

National Cemetery – Explore and discover the stories hidden behind the brick walls of the cemetery and of the soldiers buried there.

Flags and Signals – Learn why these banners were so important as symbols and for communication – also make your own flag!

Saturday, June 7 – Junior Ranger Walk
Friday, June 13 – Junior Ranger Walk  
Saturday, June 14 – Junior Ranger Walk
Friday, June 20 – Soldier Life  
Saturday, June 21 – Soldier Life  
Friday, June 27 – National Cemetery  
Saturday, June 28 – National Cemetery  
Friday, July 4 – Flags and Signals    
Saturday, July 5 – Flags and Signals
Friday, July 11 – Junior Ranger Walk  
Saturday, July 12 – Junior Ranger Walk
Friday, July 18 – Soldier Life  
Saturday, July 19 – Soldier Life  
Friday, July 25 – National Cemetery  
Saturday, July 26 – National Cemetery
Friday, August 1 – Flags and Signals  
Saturday, August 2 – Flags and Signals
Friday, August 8 – Junior Ranger Walk  
Saturday, August 9 – Junior Ranger Walk

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