Event Detail

Event Detail

Live Through the Revolution! Summer Camp at Smithfield

Live Through the Revolution! Summer Camp at Smithfield


Experience life on the early Virginia frontier in a unique and historic environment: Historic Smithfield, one of the most important houses in American history! Campers will learn about daily life in rural Colonial America at this 18th century site by participating in interactive activities designed to allow hands-on experience. Campers will spend the week discovering hearth cooking, make a popular 18th century beverage, making corn cakes, serving in the militia, drafting their own Fincastle Resolutions, log house building, spinning with a drop spindle, weaving, profile making, tin punching, fire making, making a visit to an 18th century doctor, and much more!

· Activities at camp are geared towards ages 8 – 12
· Each day of this camp will be presented from 9am-12pm at the site.
· Supplies and equipment will be provided.
· The cost per student is $200 for five days.

To register your student for the camp, please complete the form here:
and mail to:

Walt Bailey
Historic Smithfield
1000 Smithfield Plantation Road
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
by 6/15/24.

Class size is limited to ensure quality learning experiences for each individual.
So don’t delay.
Questions? Please call or email Walt at:


August 05, 2024 - August 09, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Montgomery County

William Preston
1000 Smithfield Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060

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