Civil War Adventure Camp Educational Standards

Civil War Adventure Camp programs incorporate education elements of the following Virginia Standards of Learning:


The student will develop skills for historical and geographical analysis, including the ability to:

b) make connections between the past and the present
d) interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives
e) evaluate and discuss issues orally and in writing
f) analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms, water features, climatic characteristics, and historical events


The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of the Civil War by:

b) explaining how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased sectional tensions
c) identifying on a map the states that seceded from the Union and those that remained in the Union
f) describing the effects of war from the perspectives of Union and Confederate soldiers (including black soldiers, women, and slaves).

C/T 3-5.3

The student will demonstrate knowledge of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology. Identify how technology has changed society in areas such as, communications, transportation, and the economy.