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Railroad Summer Camp

Session 1 - Junior Half Day: June 1-5 (For ages 7-9)

Session 2 - Junior Full Day: June 8-13 (For ages 10-12)

Session 3 - Teen Full Day: June 15-20 (For ages 13-17)

Session 4 - Teen Full Day: June 22-27 (For ages 13-17)

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to announce our sixth annual teen summer camp and second annual camp for junior railroaders. The standard camp is geared towards high school aged students and will include instruction on all aspects of railroading including railroad terms, signals, how steam and diesel engines work, and the history of trains. There will also be a Blacksmithing demonstration, field trips, and guest speakers. The junior camp is geared toward late elementary and middle school students and will include instruction on all aspects of railroading, riding trains, craft projects, and games.  Dress Code: Jeans, close-toed shoes & a long sleeve shirt for in the shop. (Students may wear a short sleeve during class and at lunch.)  Each session is limited to 16 campers.  


Schedule & Cost

Session 1 - Junior Half Day Camp

Date: June 1-5, 2015

Drop Off: 8:00am at Grand Junction (4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421)

Pick Up: 12:30pm

Ages: 7-9

Cost: $150.00 for the week (includes snacks and water each day)


Session 2 - Junior Full Day Camp

Date: June 8-13, 2015

Drop Off: 8:00am at Grand Junction (4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421)

Pick Up: 5:00pm

Ages: 10-12

Cost: $300.00 for the week (includes lunch, snacks, and water each day)


Session 3 - Teen Full Day Camp

Drop Off: 8:00am at East Chattanooga (2202 N Chamberlain Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37406)

Pick Up: 5:00pm

Ages: 13-17

Cost: $350.00* for the week (includes lunch, snacks, and water each day)


Session 4 - Teen Full Day Camp

Drop Off: 8:00am at East Chattanooga (2202 N Chamberlain Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37406)

Pick Up: 5:00pm

Ages: 13-17

Cost: $350.00* for the week (includes lunch, snacks, and water each day)


*Teens attending both weekly sessions will receive a $50 discount.


Dress Code & Requirements:

All campers should wear jeans, close-toed shoes & a t- shirt.  Please have campers wear clean clothing each day, but remember that it may become very dirty, sweaty, and possibly be ruined by paint, grease, etc.

Each camper should bring a backpack labeled with their name packed with: hat for sun protection, long sleeve shirt (to wear in shop or locomotive cab), sunglasses, safety goggles, work gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle, and any needed medications for each day.


Registration:

Registration form and payment are collected on a first come, first served basis. To register, please respond by email to jennis@tvrail.com. A very limited number of spots are available, so don't delay!


Health & Safety

There will be a Code of Conduct that students will be expected to follow.  Due to the physical demands of certain activities in the shop, campers will need to be in reasonable physical health.

Campers will not be allowed to have cell phones during camp time.

Buy Your Tickets Now!


All Aboard at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

Aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad, you will ride a rolling time machine providing the sights and sounds of yesteryear.