More than twenty years of excellence in education!

Camp Flintlock has been known for its summer camps and unique field trip experiences for over 20 years! 

Anyone can book an online Camp Flintlock Field Trip!

Now, Camp Flintlock is proud to introduce three new online programs that carry our trademark hands-on approach to history into the age of virtual learning. Our online programs make the Camp Flintlock experience available to private individuals, to remote and virtual learners, and to families and organizations across the US! 

We also offer colonial camping experiences and special events.

Use the links below to explore our programs:


Find Your Program!

Field Trip Programs 

Find Your Field Trip!
The Original CF Field Trip
Online Field Trips

Virtual Learning Field Trip (with kit)
In-Class Field Trip (with kit)
Digital-Only Field Trip (with printable Activities Packet)

Camps & Camping

Overnight Encampments
Residential Camps
Day Camps

Other Events

Special Events
Colonial Faire
Primitive Blanket Shoot


Find Your Program!

  • Looking for a Field Trip?

    See the "Field Trips" section, below for recommendations on what kind of field trip is right for you.

  • Need a Summer Camp for your child?

    Our Residential and Day Camp programs operate in June/July. See "Camps & Camping" for details.

  • Want to add a unique experience to your party/special occasion?

    Camp Flintlock offers highly customizable experiences to enhance your party, festival, or re-enactment. See "Special Events" for more details.

  • Want to go camping?

    Camp Flintlock does one- and two-night colonial encampments at our campsite or your location. See "Overnight Encampments" for details.

  • Just want something fun to do?

    Many of our events are open to the public, including, our annual Colonial Faire, Primitive Blanket Shoots, and even a number of our Special Events. Check out these programs on this page for event descriptions and our Public Events Calendar for dates and times (link is in the footer)

Camp Flintlock Field Trips are unique educational experiences that are not limited to the typical field trip format. Camp Flintlock field trips can take place at your location or at our campsite, and now--with the launch of our new online programs--at home, in the classroom, or anywhere else with internet access!

Find Your Field Trip!

  • At home?

    Our new Virtual Learning Field Trip can be booked not only by educators for a class or grade level, but also by parents for their own household! This event features a Field Trip Kit with craft materials and a 2-hour Field Trip Video. Digital-Only Field Trips are also available for an immediate Field Trip experience!

  • Students back in the classroom?

    Try our ever-popular Original CF Field Trip! Camp Flintlock will come to your school or other location to play live fife & drum music, guide your students through our hands-on colonial activities, and give a pop quiz with prizes! You may also opt to come to our campsite for your Original CF Field Trip. (Generally recommended for groups of about 65 or more.) See also our new In-Class Field Trip option!

  • Outside our service area?

    Camp Flintlock typically does Original Field Trips in a five-state region (Maryland, Virginia, North & South Carolina, and Georgia) but our new online programs are available nationwide! (If you're located in a nearby state and would like an Original Field Trip, please contact Camp Flintlock—we may be able to serve your school/organization.)

  • Can't have outside vendors on campus?

    Check out our new Online Field Trip programs! We recommend the In-Class Field Trip for those who are back in the classroom and the Virtual Learning Field Trip for those who are learning from home.

  • Can't receive/distribute field trip kits? Want a field trip right now?

    Our Digital-Only Field Trip features a printable Activities Packet and a 1-hour Field Trip Video. Have the fun of a Camp Flintlock Field Trip without having to wait for a kit to come in the mail! Available to organizations and individuals, and to any number of participants.

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The Original CF Field Trip

The Original CF Field Trip

Our flagship program, the Original Field Trip has been bringing the colonial period to life for schools and other organizations for nearly 20 years! Camp Flintlock will come to your location, set up colonial tents, play fife & drum music at carpool, and guide your students through our engaging, hands-on activities. Or you can come to our campsite in Four Oaks, NC! Large groups may need multiple days to complete an Original Field Trip, while smaller groups may need to select extra activities and add-ons to reach the $800 minimum. The Original Field Trip makes use of parent volunteers to assist with activities and reduce your cost (2 per activity, min. 10).

  • Safety measures include temperature screenings for staff, participants, & volunteers. CF Staff will wear masks.

  • On your campus or at our campsite

  • Live fife & drum music

  • Customizable hands-on activities

  • Crafts students can take home

  • Pop quiz with prizes

  • 2 parent volunteers needed per activity (reduces your cost)

  • Approx. 65-200 participants (Larger groups contact Camp Flintlock prior to registering)

  • $800 minimum

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Now Introducing:

Camp Flintlock Online Field Trips!

Virtual Learning Field Trip (with kit)

Our primary online field trip program, Virtual Learning Field Trips feature a 2-hour Field Trip Video and a Field Trip Kit containing craft and game materials. This event is available to organizations and individuals across the US! Want to take your remote learners on a trip back in time to the 18th century? Or just want your child to have a fun, educational experience from the comfort of home? Then, this is the Camp Flintlock Field Trip for you! Order yours today!

  • At-home or in-class

  • Field trip kit shipped to your door

  • 2-Hour Field Trip Video

  • Hands-on activities

  • Crafts & games students can keep

  • 1-250 participants

  • $12.50 per participant (No minimum fee!)

  • Shipping times may depend on order size

In-Class Field Trip (with kit)

This Online Field Trip is tailored to schools that are back in the classroom, but can't do an Original Field Trip due to distance or outside vendors not being allowed on campus. Field Trip Kits for this type of event are packaged by the class rather than individually, thus reducing your cost. This Field Trip also includes 3 prizes per class (25 participants) to go along with the pop quiz at the end of the Field Trip Video!

  • In your classroom

  • Field trip kit shipped to your school/organization

  • Pop quiz prizes (3 per class)

  • 2-Hour Field Trip Video

  • Hands-on activities

  • Crafts & games students can keep

  • 25-250 participants

  • $275 per class (25 students)

  • Shipping time is 5-7 days

Digital-Only Field Trip (with printable Activities Packet)

Our most convenient Field Trip experience! Featuring a shorter, 1-Hour Field Trip Video and a printable Activities Packet in place of a mailed Field Trip Kit, this Field Trip involves no shipping and little to no wait time. Sign up through our Online Store, and you can enjoy your Camp Flintlock Digital-Only Field Trip right now!

  • At-home or in-class

  • Printable activities packet

  • 1-Hour Field Trip Video

  • Hands-on activities

  • Craft & games students can take home

  • Any number of participants

  • $5 per participant

  • Immediate access (no shipping necessary!)

This is your great-great-grandma’s camping! All Camp Flintlock overnight encampments and residential camps take place entirely outdoors, with campers staying in primitive canvas tents, sleeping on straw mattresses, and cooking over a real fire. Due to state regulations, simple bathroom facilities are provided, but otherwise, campers live just as they would have in colonial times, with our friendly and knowledgeable staff to guide them through the experience.

For younger children, consider our Day Camp!

Overnight Encampments

Summer camps are intended for children and teens, but Overnight Encampments are for all ages! Camp Flintlock offers year-round Overnight Encampments for Scout troops, homeschool groups, or even just a group of friends who enjoy roughing it in the great outdoors, colonial-style! Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide your group through various colonial activities, including cooking over a fire, chopping wood, throwing a tomahawk, and more! Click below to learn more and to plan your stay!

  • At our campsite or your location

  • Colonial food, clothing, & equipment provided

  • Customizable hands-on activities

  • Standard activities include campfire cooking, making an Indian necklace, and firing a flintlock musket

  • Typically 1-2 nights

  • 20-100 paid participants

  • $60 per participant per night (children under 5 attend free)

Residential Camps

The original Camp Flintlock program, our Residential Summer Camps teach children ages 9-15 about life in the American Colonies. At our Four Oaks campsite, campers learn about our nation’s history, as well as outdoor skills like cooking over a fire! Campers gain a “better grasp of American History and a lot more respect for their hardworking ancestors.” And our campers have a lot of fun, too! Popular activities include Colonial Games, Tomahawk Throw, and Capture the Flag. Campers also make crafts and perform in a talent show. With no access to the internet and social media, campers even learn to enjoy the timeless art of letter-writing. Mail call is a favorite part of every day! Click the button below more information and to register your child!

  • At our campsite

  • Colonial food, clothing, & equipment provided

  • Learn history & life skills

  • Make traditional crafts

  • Ages 9-15

  • $415 registration fee + $50 refundable security deposit

  • Need-based scholarships available

  • 1-week sessions

  • Registration opens January 3rd

Day Camps

The Camp Flintlock Day Camp is tailored to a slightly younger audience. In partnership with historic sites, our day camp takes place on historic site grounds. Campers learn about Colonial American history and daily life through engaging activities such as singing colonial songs, making colonial crafts, touring the site, and playing colonial games. Each day is themed around a different aspect of early-American culture—Town Life Tuesday, Wigwam Wednesday, etc.—with a focus on the contributions that various groups and peoples have made to the American way of life. Click below to learn more and to register your child for Camp Flintlock Day Camp!

  • At various historic sites

  • Colonial snacks, clothing, & equipment provided

  • Learn history & life skills

  • Make traditional crafts

  • Ages 7-13

  • $240 registration fee + $25 refundable security deposit

  • 1-week sessions in June

  • Registration opens January 3rd

Camp Flintlock hosts and participates in many events, both public and private. At these events, Camp Flintlock typically offers live Fife & Drum Musik and/or free hands-on activities such as Quill & Ink Writing. We even host an annual Colonial Faire and periodic Blanket Shoot events.

See below for details and to learn how you can bring the Camp Flintlock experience to your event. Click here to see our calendar of events that are open to the public.

Special Events

Camp Flintlock offers a number of services for Special Events, both public and private. We have assisted with such events as the Garner 3rd of July Celebration, the Four Oaks Christmas Parade, Daughters of the American Revolution events, and even reunions and retirement parties! Click below to learn more and to book your customized event!

  • At your location

  • Public or private

  • Highly customizable

  • Typically includes live Fife & Drum Musik & Colonial Store

  • Optional firearms demonstration, hands-on activities, & add-ons (e.g. homemade fudge)

Colonial Faire

Our annual Colonial Faire features Camp Flintlock's trademark hands-on activities, as well as many other experiences that are not feasible during school field trips: See live cannon demonstrations, make your own period crafts, march in our children's militia parade, eat an authentic colonial meal cooked entirely over a campfire, and shop in our mud-chinked log cabin, Many of our fellow living historians join in each year to make the Colonial Faire a fun and unique experience for people of all ages!

  • At our Campsite

  • Live Fife & Drum Musik

  • Hands-on activities

  • Crafts visitors can take home

  • Firearms demonstrations

  • Colonial meals available for purchase

  • Family-friendly atmosphere

  • Adults: $10, Kids: $7, Under 2: Free

Primitive Blanket Shoot

Next date TBA. Our Primitive Blanket Shoots are for black powder muzzle-loaders only. Everyone brings an item worth about $20 to offer as a prize. Winner gets first pick of prizes, and everyone leaves with something! (No admission fee)

  • At our Campsite

  • Next date TBA

  • Black powder muzzle-loaders only

  • Bring your own gun, or use one of ours

  • Family-friendly atmosphere

  • $20 prize required to participate, no admission fee