Discover the excitement of railroading at the Southeastern Railway Museum’s fun and enriching 5-day summer camp! This year’s theme is En-Gauging with Trains. Young railroaders will explore different scales and gauges of trains and railroads, including model railroads, miniature trains (like our park train), narrow-gauge railroads, and standard-gauge railroads.
Our 2019 Summer Railway Camp dates are:
Registration is OPEN! Required forms are posted below. Your registration is not complete without these forms.
The fee for summer camp is $200 per child. Registrations received before May 1 will automatically receive an early-bird discount of $25 per child. The program repeats for each session (the two camp weeks are the same). Participants may register online (please note there is a separate registration for each session) or by sending a check along with the forms that will be posted in the coming weeks. Included in the fee is a T-shirt for every camper, so please make sure to indicate your child’s T-shirt size so we can order enough of each.
Sibling discounts are available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details including the discount code.
Summer camp will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm for children ages 4-12. Children must be 4 years old by the first day of camp and no older than 12 by the end of the camp. Campers will split into three different age groups during the program.
- Summer Railway Camp Registration Form
- Summer Railway Camp Health Form, plus the Medication Form, if necessary
- A copy of your child’s current immunization records
Please complete and send the documents above to the education coordinator at email@example.com. Your registration is not complete without these forms.
You may also mail these documents to:
Southeastern Railway Museum
P.O. Box 1267
Duluth, GA 30096
Each day the child will rotate with their group through stations such as:
- Railroad-themed crafts and activities
- Learning about the different types of railroading through short, fun age-appropriate lessons
- Model railroad interaction
- Train rides (3 total during the program)
Types of rail children will learn about:
- Standard gauge
- Narrow gauge
- O-27 scale
- HO scale
- N scale
On Thursday during camp, we invite children to bring any HO scale trains or train cars they have to run on the museum’s new, fully-decorated HO scale layout.
On the last day of camp, we invite parents and families to join us for a graduation ceremony and train ride for everyone at 11:30 am. To register, click here.
Check out photos from 2018 and 2017 camps in our Facebook photo albums.
If you have any questions or would like to sign up for camp, please contact the Education Coordinator at 770-495-0253 or firstname.lastname@example.org.