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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Fort Ligonier’s fun, interactive DAY camp is legendary! Created for kids who have completed K-6, your young soldier will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games, creating crafts, making new friends, and more!


  • Cost:  Fort Ligonier Association Members $150 | Non-Members $175
  • Camp begins at 9:00 am and ends at 2:30 pm Monday – Thursday. The final day of camp on Friday ends at 12:00 pm
  • Scholarship available for campers.  For more information email Dave Swank at


Registration: June 10-14 or July 15-19


Advance registration required. Registration for Kids Camp 2024 will be posted in February.


More Fun at the Fort

Cannon Ball Club

Kids (ages 5-12) have a BLAST at this FREE, fun and educational program! Participants play 18th century games; go on scavenger hunts and museum quests.

Birthday Parties

Fort Ligonier is a fun and unique place to host children (ages 5-12) birthday parties! Choose either a historic building or an outdoor multi-purpose space (April-November) between daily hours of operation for your party’s headquarters. The Fort Ligonier Center for History Education is not available for kid’s birthday parties.

Sleepover at the Fort

Youth and student groups will have a BLAST at an overnight in the Fort (May-October). Sleep in a tent or the barracks just like the soldiers in 1758. Sit around a campfire (weather permitting) and hear riveting stories about General John Forbes and Colonel George Washington. Winter sleepovers available in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education.

Escape Room Experiences

Fort Ligonier creates entertaining and educational Escape Room experiences with an historical twist! Participants and their teams have 60-minutes to find clues, solve puzzles to escape to freedom. This is also a fun team-building experience for co-workers! Escape room experiences are designed for a minimum group of 10 guests, ages seven and up.