Day 1 - Friday, January 27, 2017 at 1:00pm-3:30pm
Introduction: the students meet a
"Revolutionary War soldier," then a
Q&A, show-and-tell of period weapons and equipment, music and story-telling.
Day 2 - Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:00pm-3:30pm
[Outfitting/drill] a crew comes
with a bus full of uniforms and equipment to set students up with their
gear. While small groups are being outfitted, the rest are working on
Day 3 Training– Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:00pm-3:30pm
[Dress rehearsal, drill, acting and safety]
more dress rehearsal, more drills, safety training and acting skills are
taught. Student officers appointed and practice commands of their troops
and practice various
Day 4 – Thursday, March 2nd - Revolutionary War Battle all day at RALSTONBattle day- start the day with lining up for final inspection, making sure their buttons are buttoned and their hats are on straight. At this point, the reenactment begins. The kids will be marching past movie cameras and a drone will be hovering above all, parents who wish to buy a movie, it is optional and is $35 per movie. The kids will form ranks, charge with bayonets [everything is safe, we have never had anyone injured in 24 years], fire cannons and muskets, the kids take hits; have sword fights, etc. etc. We will follow a script and depict a historical Revolutionary battle.