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Sully Offers Unique Children’s Summer Programs, Morning Camps!

Sully Offers Unique Children's Summer Programs, Morning Camps!

Sully Historic Site in Chantilly, VA is offering entertaining and educational morning camps for children in August.  The Sully Sleuths Camp: Mission in History Camp is a great way to keep kids learning and having fun this summer.  Bring a bag lunch as this program runs from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sully will provide a snack.

Archaeology and architecture are the clues needed to decipher information about life in the past.  In the Sully Sleuths Camp, children ages 6 to11 will become detectives uncovering the secrets of life in the 18th century at Sully.  Participants will cook in the open hearth kitchen to see why hot coals work better than a roaring fire and read primary source documents to discover the mystery of the historically interchangeable letters “I” and “J.”  This camp takes place Wednesday, August 20 through Friday, August 22.

Camp is $90 for Fairfax County residents and $105 for out-of-county residents.

Sully Historic Site is the 1794 home of northern Virginia’s first congressman, Richard Bland Lee.  Until 1811, Sully was home to the Lee family as well as over 30 enslaved laborers.  Sully  is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority as a historic house museum and includes extensive grounds and outbuildings.

Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151, off Rt. 28 (Sully Road) ¼ mile north of Rt. 50 and 5 miles south of the Dulles Toll Road.

Reservations are required and space is limited.  Register online at Sully Calendar of Events or call 703-437-1794 for information.

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