A Soldier's Burden Mini Camp at Historic Collinsville

4711 Weakley Road, Southside, TN 37171

October 13, 2022


  • Historic Collinsville will offer a small group Mini-Camp with a focus on Civil War equipment, clothing, and ratios for ages 9-12 from 9AM-Noon on Thursday, October 13, 2022. Cost is $35.00 per child.
  • In a group of 12 or less, participants will take a quick guided tour of the site’s furnished buildings before engaging in activities related to the day’s topics with HC directors. At no extra cost, one parent/guardian may either accompany his/her child during camp participation, independently explore the settlement, or leave the child at the site in the care of directors.
  • Special Note: During the hours of 10AM – Noon the site will be open to the public, but the camp group will not intentionally interact with guests outside of the mini-camp. By the end of the experience, participants will have a better understanding of the 1800s and life during the Civil War.
  • The cost is $35.00 per child to be paid at the Visitor Center upon arrival on 10/13/22. Registration is free, but the Mini-Camp is not free.