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Daily Herald

“Put down the history book and feel what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War more than 150 years ago.” -Chicago, Illinois

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

“The Civil War Adventure Camp at Pamplin Historical Park (gives) visitors a unique feel for the conflict.” – Fredericksburg, Virginia

Miami Herald

“Forget bug juice, s’mores and bunk raids. At the Civil War Adventure Camp, things get serious for history buffs who can march back in time and become privates in the Army, sleep overnight in barracks, chow on authentic Civil War-era hot meals… the only head-scratcher: Confederate or Union?” -Miami, Florida

The Washington Post

 “…have a great time and learn something.” -Washington, D.C.

USA Today

“At Pamplin Historical Park, ‘living history’ is both a noun and verb.” -USA Today


“We’ve been home two weeks and (our principal) is still telling everybody about our awesome experience at your Civil War Adventure Camp. As a teacher I appreciated that your program was kid friendly, while meeting our California history standards. Our students had a moving experience and got a rare glimpse into what it took to… Read more »


“…we didn’t just study American history, we lived it: basic military drill, 1860s-era field medicine, signal flags, sleeping in recreated Civil War huts, Civil War-era meals (too tasty to be truly authentic), and the actual firing of a 24-pounder Coehorn mortar. What an impression our adventure weekend made on our Scouts (and adults too!)” -Virginia… Read more »


“My son made a comment on our way back to Virginia Beach to which I echo the same. He said, ‘Dad, this was the greatest weekend I ever had!’ Thank you for a wonderful experience!” -Virginia Beach, VA


“I just came back from my two-week vacation in the U.S.A. The Civil War Adventure Camp was one of the outstanding highlights of this trip. Everything from information / reservation up to leaving the site was great!” -Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany