Friday, February 9, 2018

Revolutionary War Reenactment and Encampment OVERNIGHT APPLICATION

Applications for the 2018 Revolutionary War Reenactment and Encampment overnight program are now available. Click on the link to see the details for the overnight.

Please understand that by completing this application you still may not earn the privilege to spend May 11, 2018, in the Revolutionary War Overnight Encampment at Willard Middle School.   Students still must maintain a 3.0 GPA, turn all my assignments in on time, have no discipline issues, and complete the required research and character sketch of the person the will portray in the Revolutionary War Reenactment.  

The source cards, research worksheet, first-person character sketch paper will be due on April 11, 2018, to Mr. von Kamp.  No late papers will be accepted.  All students will be notified by April 16, 2018, if they will or will not be participating in the overnight encampment. Space is limited and the event is pending board approval as well as weather permitting.

The schedule for May 11-12, 2018
9:00 Line up in period clothing
9:15 Official flag raising
9:30-10:30 Station 1
10:30-11:30 Station 2
11:30-12:00 LUNCH
12:00-1:00 Station 3
1:00-2:00 Battle Scenes
2:00-3:00 Station 4
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:30 Station 5
4:30-5:30 Battle Scenes
5:30-6:00 Clean Up

Dinner will be inside this year
6:00 Military Ball Formal introduction
6:15-7:00 Dinner with General Washington
7:00-7:30 Washington Addresses the troops
7:30-8:30 Dances as well as vocal and instrumental music

9:00-11:00 Campfire (continue in first-person)
11:00-12:00 Astronomy Lesson - using a sextant to figure out latitude
12:00 Lights Out

6:00 Rise and Shine
6:30-7:00 Breakfast - Martha Washington’s hoecakes and drinking chocolate
7:00-9:00 Prepare for the Colonial Trade Faire
7:00-9:00 Camp life with community, Demonstrate 18th Century skills, Battle