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Yorktown's Crompond School To Host Its Annual Encampment Day

Crompond School will be hosting its 12th annual encampment day on Friday, May 9.
Crompond School will be hosting its 12th annual encampment day on Friday, May 9. Photo Credit: Contributed

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Crompond School students will be dressing up as British and American troops for the upcoming encampment day that will be held on Friday, May 9, beginning at 9 a.m.

Students will march in their regiments and will pitch tents to set up their respective camps. This event integrates studies of social studies, English language arts and physical education as children participate in writing diaries, playing music, eating and other workshops.

Here is a tentative schedule of events for the day:

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.- Preparation and camp set-up with volunteers

8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.- Students and staff dress in uniforms in classrooms

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.- Muster in school parking lot

9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.- March in ranks, snack, set up camp and diary writing

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.- Music of the Revolution led by Ms. Salustri

10:35 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. - Class and staff photos

11:15 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.- Colonial chicken stew lunch

Noon to 12:30 p.m.- Workshop 1

12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.-  Workshop 2

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Workshop 3

1:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.- Assembly with Jonathan Kruk and Rich Bala

2:20 p.m.  to 2:35 p.m.- Dismissal to classrooms

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