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Pirate Camp
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM Fort East Martello Museum
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Date: July 01, 2019 to July 01, 2019
Where: Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, Florida, United States, 33040
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Event Type: Family
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Ages 5-14 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate 4-year-olds) Join us for a week of pirate-themed activities. The children will make pirate pouches to collect treasure on a nature walk, make personalized pirate flags, learn authentic pirate knots and lashings, participate in a treasure hunt with puzzles and riddles and compete in a day-long water battle for ‘the booty'. Please note that Pirate Camp will not take place on July 4, but will resume for the water battle on July 5, 2019. About instructor Rick Wheelus AKA DeadeyeRick is a renowned Civil War reenactor and volunteer historian at Fort Taylor and Fort Jefferson. He has been involved with educational outreach programs that include living history events, medieval festivals, Civil War Boot Camp and Operation Purple. Deadeye's Workshop, Rick's community-centered organization, is currently involved in restoration efforts at Fort Taylor and the building of temporary museum displays inside the fort. He is currently working with the Key West Fringe Theater on the production of Hamlet. About instructor Kevin Lisinski Kevin has been working in the field of childcare since he was fourteen years old. He was responsible for the operation of the Community Center and summer program for the Department of Parks and Recreation in Bristol, Rhode Island. Kevin has worked as a behavioral specialist, working primarily with behaviorally-challenged youth in a variety of programs throughout the country. Kevin and his wife moved to Key West in early 2015, having fallen in love with the charm of the island. Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program, understanding numerous techniques and teaching styles as well as having knowledge of countless camp games. Camp Details In addition to registering online, we will require a more detailed form for emergency purposes. The ArtCamp! 2019 registration form and Camper Code of Conduct will be emailed to you and must be complet
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