"A Call to Arms - The Gateway City in Union Hands"
This year, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will be hosting its 5th annual summer day camp for students from 4th - 8th grades!
The Union army has left Chattanooga and is now on the move toward Atlanta! This camp will explore the daily lives of the soldiers and what it takes today to keep the memories of their sacrifices alive through various hands-on activites!
Final registration for the camp is JULY 11, 2014
Camp Fee: FREE
Campers will arrive at Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center (3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742) daily at 9 am and will need to be picked up a the visitor center at 1 pm. Lunch will NOT be provided. However, there will be a brief time in the morning for a break and snacks. So, if you would like to send snacks with your campers, please feel free to do so.
Please download, complete, and return (via mail or physically dropping off) the following documents:
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Park Ranger Christopher Young at 423-752-5213 ext. 117 or e-mail us.
We look forward to seeing you this summer!
Become a Junior Ranger Today!!!
Become a Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Junior Ranger by visiting both Chickamauga Battlefield and Lookout Mountain Battlefield. Ask the Ranger on duty at the information desk about the Junior Ranger Program. The two facilities have books, certificates, and badges. Be sure to visit both park visitor centers to become a Junior Ranger.
Did You Know?
From the legislation, Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park was established “for the purpose of preserving and suitably marking for historical and professional military study the fields of some of the most remarkable maneuvers and most brilliant fighting in the war of the rebellion”.