This is a camp where children can experience American history from a unique advantage. In each two week day camp session, we talk about the events that created our country and take the campers to the places where the events happened: Independence Hall, Congress Hall, Washington's Crossing, the Old Barracks in Trenton, and of course, Valley Forge. We also add in a little extra fun, and take a trip to Dorney Park and experience twenty-first century fun.
At the overnight camp, we will also be visiting with some special guests and tour the historic sites of Philadelphia, Valley Forge, and Trenton. During this camp we also take the campers to Washington, DC to explore Arlington National Cemetery, the Capitol, and the Smithsonian.
The summer camp staff is drawn from the staff of the Freedoms Foundation traditional education programs. The camp director and assistant director have 16 years of combined camp experience. The American Historical Theater living history re-enactors help educate and stimulate the students as well as guide and direct the camp play. Experienced colonial tour guides also play a vital role in the historical curriculum, supplemented by the experienced Foundation staff.