Muster your students and march them up the hill. Enlist them into the army of the 1880s. Drill and march them on the parade ground, walk the sentry beat, find out how kid's lives have changed in 100 years and learn about Mackinac history through Military Muster at Fort Mackinac!
2013 dates available on Oct 1, 2012. See below for Application.
|What teachers and chaperones have said:
"It was AWESOME and my students had a blast! Many Kudos to you and all!"
"This is such a great way to bring history to life for these students. They are so excited!"
Program Length and Availability
Each group is responsible for its own transportation to and from Fort Mackinac and Mackinac Island. Ferry boat service is provided from three companies. See our Museum Links page or call 1-800-4-LILACS for more information about ferry service.
The contact teacher will receive a packet of information including pre- and post- visit materials, schedules of events and schedules of teacher’s/chaperone’s duties, background information, video about Fort Mackinac and a map of where events will take place. It is the contact teacher’s responsibility to distribute this information, prepare the students and teachers/chaperones for the evening and contact MSHP with any questions, comments and concerns.
|Medical Information and Parental Release Agreement
In case of emergencies or health concerns, the participating school will have parents sign release forms to inform parents on types of activities students are involved in and acquire medical information and permission for emergency medical treatment about each participating student. The school is responsible for any medication or medicines that are handed out to the students. MSHP does not assume any responsibility for any emergency situation pertaining to the participating group. A MSHP staff member will be on site to help with emergency situations and provide first aid kits to chaperones.
Complete applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. An application is considered complete only with deposit.
P.O. Box 873
Mackinaw City, MI 49701