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Ciphers, Secrets & Spies, Oh My Mini Camp

October 12 - October 12

two girls going in a historic cabin

Historic Collinsville will offer a small group Mini-Camp with a focus on Civil War code-breaking, intelligence gathering, and spies for ages 9-12 from 9AM-Noon on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Camp cost is $35.00 per child.

In a group of 12 or less, participants will take a quick guided tour of the site’s furnished buildings before engaging in activities related to the day’s topics with Historic Collinsville directors. At no extra cost, one parent/guardian may either accompany his/her child during camp participation, independently explore the settlement, or leave the child at the site in the care of directors.

Special Note: During the hours of 10AM – Noon the site will be open to the public, but the camp group will not intentionally interact with guests outside of the mini-camp. By the end of the experience, participants will have a better understanding of the 1800s and spying during the Civil War.

The cost is $35.00 per child to be paid at the Visitor Center upon arrival on 10/12/22. Registration is free, but the Mini-Camp is not free.