Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Announce Self-Guided Summer Day Camp

Monday, July 6, 2020

Children and families are invited to participate in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park’s 2020 self-guided summer day camp.

Beginning Tuesday, July 14, through Friday, July 17, camp packets will be available for pick-up outside Chickamauga Battlefield and Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Centers.

Each day, 20 packets will be placed in boxes outside each of visitor centers’ entrances. Inside the packets, campers will find various activities to complete, some inside the park and some at home.

"Please be sure to follow the included instructions in order to receive a camp completion certificate and patch," officials said. "We hope you will not only learn something new, but will enjoy spending time together visiting the many areas within Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

"Please make sure the park receives your packet by the deadline to successfully complete the camp
requirements."

Self-guided summer day camp deadline is Aug. 7.

For any questions, contact the park at 706-866-9241, ext. 123.


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