Monday, July 25, 2011

Confederate Heritage Youth Day

York County, S.C.
Sept 24, 2011
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sponsors- Pvt. Thomas Caldwell Camp No. 31 (Clover, S.C.), Maj. E. A. Ross Camp No. 1423 (Charlotte, N.C.), Moses Wood Camp No. 125 (Gaffney, S.C.), Maj. Charles Q. Petty Camp No. 872(Gastonia, N.C.), Col. William A Stowe Camp No. 2142(Dallas, N.C.), Mechanized Cavalry Headquarters Camp No. 212 and the Third Brigade S.C. Division Sons of Confederate Veterans

Youth are the Future!

The annual York Confederate Heritage Youth Camp will be held Sept. 24th at 615 Woodland Park Road , Smyrna , SC 29743 in western York County , S.C. This year's event will be larger and better, with cavalry, artillery and infantry demonstrations conducted by War Between the States re-enactors.

The youth need to be taught this important part of American History. Come and take an active part in educating and learning about the Cause for Southern Independence !

Instructors are teamed up to teach programs on several topics concerning this war.

For those interested in coming early: You can camp on Friday, Sept. 23th. Arrive at the site around 4 p.m. A small breakfast will be served for the campers at 7:30 A.M. Lunch will also be served on Saturday. Scout Troops are encouraged to attend and will have their own camping spot. Contact all area Scoutmasters to inform them.

Confederate Heritage T-shirts will be given to everyone that responds by September 17th, and limited supplies are available. But same day registration will still be available.

Contacts: Kirk Carter-(704-806-2941), David Mullis-(803)448-4392, Joe Fore-(803)222-1928, William Kale-(803)628-5075, Mark Sheppard-(864)936-9598, Tony Polk-(704)691-7691 and Bill Starnes-(704)747-1450

P.S.-Children planning to take part in the Youth Day program, please ask for pre-registration forms. Adults are encouraged to attend the Youth Day as well. Everyone is welcome.

Directions: From the west. From I-85, Take the SC-5 exit- EXIT 100- toward BLACKSBURG / ROCK HILL . Take Hwy #5 ( Black Hwy ) out of Blacksburg towards York . Go approximately 12 miles from Blacksburg and turn right onto Woodland Park Road and follow the signs. There will be a marker on Hwy #5 at Woodland Park Road . Follow until see entrance @ Rick's Fun Farm.

From the east take Hwy #5 ( Black Hwy ) from Rock Hill towards York . Once crossing @ Hwy 321 intersection. Go approximately 5 miles and turn left onto Woodland Park Road-watch for signs. Follow until see entrance @ Rick's Fun Farm.

From Clover, go Hwy 55 towards Blacksburg , cross over intersection of Hwy 161. From intersection continue toward Blacksburg for about 2-3 miles, will turn left onto Ramah Church Rd. Go Ramah Ch. Rd until come to intersection of Black Hwy (Hwy 5). Turn right, then go 1 mile turn back left onto Woodland Park Rd. Go 1 mile will see sign & Flag into Ricks Fun Farm.