2018 Camp Bong

See the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center like never before when you enlist in:

Camp Bong

Camp Bong is a sleepover experience at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center in which youth and adults get to see behind the scenes, meet with veterans, and engage in a variety of learning experiences. 

 Camp Bong for March 23rd for youth in grades 1-3 has been canceled.  Please register for the second section of Camp on April 13-14.

The night starts off with pizza with veterans, where campers sit down with local veterans to learn about their experiences.  Campers will be divided into two platoons engaging in a footlocker presentation and conducting a scavenger hunt in which they will search for hidden markers throughout the Center.  

Campers will have their photo taken inside the cockpit of the P-38 Lighting followed by Aeronautics Training where campers will design, build, and test their own parachute.

The following morning, campers will be treated to a breakfast and a behind the scenes tour of the collection storage area of the Center.

All campers will be given the collectible Camp Bong t-shirt and their own customizable dog tag. 


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CANCELED; Camp Bong Date & Time for Grades 1-3

Friday, March 23 & Saturday, March 24, 2018 • 5:30 p.m.-8:00 a.m.

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Camp Bong Date & Time for Grades 4-6

Friday, April 13 & Saturday, April 14, 2018 • 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.

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Special Notice: All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Men/boys will be sleeping in one room and the Women/girls will be sleeping in another room.

Please bring a sleeping bag (air mattress if desired), personal hygiene items, pillow and flashlight.

Cost: $35 for 1st child and adult and $20 for each additional child.

Limited spaces available.

Co-hosted by...

 The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center



 The Center for Continuing Education

University of Wisconsin - Superior




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