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Summer Camp Benning and Mini Camps

Educating Youth About the Price of Freedom

Summer Camp Benning

Each year the National Infantry Museum hosts Summer Camp Benning! Kids ages 6-15 can choose from a variety of day camps throughout the summer that best fit their interest in U.S. military history.  Each camp session is designed to promote teamwork and instill the distinct qualities of the Army Values. From learning about major conflicts in American history to discovering local terrain at Oxbow Meadows, every camper will develop a deeper understanding of the American way of life and what it takes to protect our freedoms.

Campers also get the opportunity to participate in reenactment scenarios, community service, and engage with Veterans about their experiences in the military. And of course, chow is provided daily based on the rations given to Soldiers at the time period campers are studying. Hardtack or MRE, anyone? 

Registration and Pricing

All sessions are $200 per session. Early-Bird Registration is available for $180 per session before April 30, 2016. Military discounts are available for $180 per session. The CIT Course is $130 per camper. A limited number of scholarships are available.


CIT Course: Counselor-In-Training (8-9th grade. Must be a previous camper.)
June 6-10, 2016

Boots on the Ground (ages 6-8)
June 13-17, 2016

An Adventure Through Time (ages 10-14)
June 20-24, 2016

Leadership I (ages 9-11)
June 27-30, 2016

Leadership II (ages 11-14)
July 11-15, 2016

Objective: The Last 100 Yards (ages 9-14)
July 18-22, 2015

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Mini Camps

The museum offers mini-camps throughout the year for children interested in learning more about our nation’s history. Mini-camps are open to ages 5-11. Camp takes place from 9am-1pm. The cost is only $10 per camper.

2016 Schedule

30 May 2016 – Memorial Day
5 September 2016 – Labor Day
7 November 2016 – Veterans Day (observed)
TBA – Holiday Mini-Camp

Contact Us Today for Registration

Please fill out the form below and the museum’s Camp Director will contact you soon with additional camp registration information.