Educational Programs

Information about the educational opportunities and programs at Endview Plantation

Reenactment Information

Civil War Reenactment at Endview Plantation

Kids Camp Programs

Endview plantation offers the following interactive children’s camps for the summer.

Civil War Summer Camp 2021 at Newport News Park

In the spring of 1862, Civil War armies stationed in what is now Newport News Park built fortifications, fought battles, and navigated the landscape, children will be able to learn about these soldiers and their daily lives by hiking, map-making, interacting with artifacts and features within the Park, and much more! Ages 8 to 15 are eligible to sign up. Those ages 12-15 will participate in an Officers’ Camp, focusing on leadership skills and more advanced activities.

Two five day sessions will be offered, June 28 – July 2 and July 19 -23, hours are 9AM to 4PM. The cost is $165.00 per camper. Before camp care (8AM – 9AM) and/or after camp care (4PM – 5PM) is available. The cost is $20.00 for Before OR After care and $35.00 for Before AND After care. There is a $25.00 discount on tuition for more than one child enrolled from the same family. For a link to online registration visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/nnparksrectourism/Home and search Civil War. For additional information email nnhistoricsites@nnva.gov or call 757-887-1862.

 

Revolutionary War Summer Camp 2021 at Newport News Park

Revolutionary War skirmishes and minor battles occurred throughout Hampton Roads until the war ended with victory at Yorktown. This year, campers will explore different aspects of the Revolution in Tidewater, including local conflicts, the role of the Colonial Navy, and the daily lives of soldiers and citizens. We will take advantage of the resources of Newport News Park for fun, hands-on activities that bring the American Revolution to life. Ages 8 to 15 are eligible to sign up

Two five day sessions will be offered, July 12 – July 16 and July 26 -30, hours are 9AM to 4PM. The cost is $165.00 per camper. Before camp care (8AM – 9AM) and/or after camp care (4PM – 5PM) is available. The cost is $20.00 for Before OR After care and $35.00 for Before AND After care. There is a $25.00 discount on tuition for more than one child enrolled from the same family. For a link to online registration visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/nnparksrectourism/Home and search Revolutionary War. For additional information email nnhistoricsites@nnva.gov or call 757-247-8523. 

 

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