Fort Matanzas and Castillo de San Marcos National Monuments are offering their annual summer camp program! Hands-on-History & Nature Camps at Fort Matanzas are June 3-7 and June 10-14, 2019. Hands-on-History Camps at the Castillo are June 17-21 and June 24-28, 2019.
All four camps are Monday-Friday, from 9:00am – 1:00pm. Park Rangers, Teacher-Ranger-Teachers from St. Johns County, and knowledgeable volunteers engage campers ages 9-11 with interactive presentations, hands-on projects, games, living history demonstrations, and experiences with the natural world. Camp topics vary, but generally include sections about archaeology, Native Americans, nature, Spanish exploration, colonial Florida, and the Spanish military. Campers will have fun while creating projects involving pottery, leatherwork, textiles, and more!
Registration begins on Monday, April 1. Contact Mary Sims, Administrative Assistant, Monday-Friday, between 8:00am – 4:00pm at 904-829-6506 ext. 227. The cost for camp is a nonrefundable fee of $25. Space is limited. Messages left on voicemail will be returned in the order they were received. In your message, please state that you are calling about camp and leave only your name and phone number.