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HCC’s College for Kids offers interactive Civil War history course

Hagerstown Community College’s College for Kids program is offering a Civil War history course specially geared towards children entering grades six through eight through the use of interactive, hands-on learning and projects.
     
This one-week summer enrichment program will show children what it was like to live as a solider during the Civil War. Students will “enlist” and learn about Civil War drills, and will tour Antietam National Battlefield and Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
     
The Civil War history course will be taught by HCC instructor Jeff Driscoll, an independent tour guide and lecturer who specializes in Civil War and World War II history, and teaches a variety of courses at the college.
     
Class starts Mon., Aug. 4 and runs through Fri., Aug. 8. Cost is $154. For more information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.