Summer Camp 2013:
June 10 - 15 ~~ SOLD OUT!
(each week is a separate, identical session)
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to announce our third annual summer camp. This 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. Campers will also have the opportunity to be a tour guide on a Missionary Ridge Local train trip.
Campers will also participle in a group project. The shop foreman will introduce students to the project and they will be supervised by shop workers. Along with these hands on experiences, students will also participle in a field trip on Saturday. The students will be able to show off their accomplishments from the week at a final, evening session.
The End of Camp trip will be on Saturday this year so that we can take a longer trip. Parents who wish to attend can purchase a discounted ticket for the trip.
Schedule & Cost
Date: June 10-15, 2013 OR June 24-29, 2013
Drop Off: 8:00am
Pick Up: 5:00pm
Enrollment: 12 people
Cost: $300.00 for the week (includes lunch each day)
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)
Registration form and payment are collected on a first come, first served basis. To register, please call 423.894.8028 extension 13. A very limited number of spots are available, so don't delay!
Drop off and pick up at East Chattanooga Depot (2202 N. Chamberlain Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37406)
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 a reasonable physical health.
- Campers will not be allowed to have cell phones during camp time.