Mahaffie offers a variety of camps throughout the summer with different themes. All camps feature lots of hands-on activities. Camps are recommended for ages 7-12. Registration for each camp is due the Friday before camp begins. No on site registration is accepted.
Eating Goober Peas: Civil War Boot Camp
Sign up for a week in President Lincoln's Army! Recruits will learn to march and maneuver, fire a cannon, cook a soldier's fare and make their very own haversack. Play games, enjoy music, and participate in other soldier leisure time activities. Camp is full! Check out Construction Camp July 26.
Mon., Jul. 10-Fri., Jul. 14 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: $70
Can We Build It? 1860s Style!
Before nail guns and cranes, how did things get built? Try your hand at sawing, nailing and painting. Use pulleys to lift a rock and learn to cut stone. Each participant will create something to take home. Registration required and due Fri. Jul. 21. For this full day camp, please bring your own lunch. Snacks are provided.
Wed., Jul. 26 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (one day only) Cost: $30