From June 7 through August 9, children's programs will be offered at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center on Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 AM. These activities will last about one hour and are recommended for kids ages 6-12. Come back and participate in all four different programs! No registration is necessary, however, groups should call in advance. Contact Peter_Maugle@nps.gov or call (540) 373-6122.
Junior Ranger Walk - Earn a patch by completing several activities along the Sunken Road. June 7, 13, and 14; July 11 and 12; and August 8 and 9.
Soldier Life - Find out about the uniforms, equipment, and life of a Civil War soldier (includes marching and drilling with wooden muskets). June 20 and 21; July 18 and 19.
National Cemetery - Explore and discover the stories hidden behind the brick walls of the cemetery and of the soldiers buried there. June 27 and 28; July 25 and 26.
Flags and Signals - Learn why these banners were so important as symbols and for communication - also make your own flag! July 4 and 5; August 1 and 2.