Camp Floyd State Park Museum

Events and Camps

PARK EVENTS: (Scroll down for Park Camps)

October 2021

October 23
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during daylight beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

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October 29
Witches Campfire Program

Camp Floyd State Park invites you to its Camp Floyd Witches Campfire Program at 5:30 PM.  While you eat a smore learn the goolish tales of those that called the Camp Floyd area home. This program is limited to 40 people and reservations are required.   For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

October 30
Cemetery Tour

Camp Floyd State Park invites you to its Camp Floyd Cemetery Tour at 5:00 PM. Learn about the soldiers that died while serving at Camp Floyd. This program is limited to 40 people and reservations are required.  For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov. Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

December 2021

December 4
Camp Floyd Christmas

Join us from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Camp Floyd State Park to see how the soldiers of Camp Floyd celebrated Christmas with costumed interpreters. Tour the Commissary and the Inn while you are here seeing the parks Christmas decorations. After dark see the Christmas lights throughout the park. From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM see live reindeer and visit with Santa. Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only). For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

December 6
Camp Floyd Christmas

Join Camp Floyd State Park at 7:00 PM for a concert featuring the Timpanogas Ringers bell choir at the historic Fairfield Schoolhouse. Space is limited so get your tickets fast at the link below. Admission is $3 per person or $10 per family (immediate family only). For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

PARK CAMPS:

HISTORY CAMP for KIDS  

Camp Floyd History Camps for kids are a fun-filled educational experience about how soldiers lived at Camp Floyd between 1858 – 1861, and how the Utah War served pre-Civil War objectives. Campers meet costumed interpreters, play 19th-century games, drill, march and set up a soldier’s camp, fire an 1860s period firearm, make and take home soldier craft activities. Other activities include conducting a full-scale military exercise, and observing muskets and a cannon fired.

Participants will receive a History Camp t-shirt, replica kepi, replica rifle, canteen, haversack, wooden yo-yo, and more. Campers return home each day with furlough papers.  The park may be able to provide carpooling information with others in your area. These programs are for both boys and girls, 8 to 11 years of age.  Each camp is limited to 26 participants and runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday and  Wednesday. On Thursday the camp is from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM with the reenactment at 2:00 PM for the families.  Reservations and a $140 camp fee are required.

Please provide a lunch each day for your child.

Please provide a letter for your child. We will need YOU, as the parent, to write your child a short letter.  You should bring this to the commissary on the first day of camp.  This letter will be delivered to your child by a Pony Express rider on the second day of the camp.

Camp Floyd State Park is looking for previous camp attendees to help as camp counselors during the camps as volunteers. If you are interested please email campfloyd@utah.gov.

Registrations are open:

2022
June 7-9, 2022 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

June 21-23, 2022 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

July 12-14, 2022 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

August 2-4, 2022 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

SCOUT JOHNSTON’S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP  

Johnston’s Army Adventure Camp is designed for Boy Scouts ages 11 and up but open to all youth groups and families and offers an authentic and unique hands-on adventure! Scouts travel back in time to 1858 – 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. New recruits are processed, mustered into the army and issued uniforms. As a new enlisted private, scouts will shoulder their musket, and march off to a new adventure! Leaving modern possessions behind, the call of bugles and officers’ commands will replace the daily routine of 21st-century life. The camp curriculum is based on the history of Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, and is designed to complete the requirements for the Boy Scout American Heritage Merit Badge and the National Historic Trails Award. The camp size is limited to 30 youth and leaders. Camp fees are $25 per child/adult (nonrefundable), which includes all camp material, breakfast, and a Camp Floyd State Park patch. This two-day program includes a stay overnight with sleeping accommodations in period military tents. participants will need to provide their own sleeping gear.

Contact the park at 801-768-8932 Choose from the following dates:

Each camp requires a minimum of 10 participants and will be cancelled if minimum is not met.

2022
April 15-16, 2022 –  (30)
May 6-7, 2022 –  (30)
September 9-10, 2022 –  (30)
September 23-24, 2022  –  (30)
October 7-8, 2022  –  (30)  

 Johnston’s Army Adventure Camp Form

CUB SCOUT JOHNSTON’S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP  

Johnston’s Army Cub Scout Adventure Camp is designed for Cub Scouts ages (ages 8-11) but open to all youth groups. Come and experience an authentic and unique hands-on adventure! Travel back in time to 1858 – 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. New recruits are processed, mustered into the army and issued uniforms. As a new enlisted private, participants will shoulder their musket, and march off to a new adventure! Leaving modern possessions behind, the call of bugles and officers’ commands will replace the daily routine of 21st-century life. The camp curriculum is based on the history of Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory.  The Past Is Exciting and Important.  Tour the museum, march and drill like a soldier at Camp Floyd, play with period toys and games, and receive a Camp Floyd patch.  Cost is $10 per person.  The program is three hours beginning at 10:00 AM.  Advance registration is required. Please bring a sack lunch.

Please call (801) 768-8932 for available times.

2022 Events

April 2022

April 8     
Campfire Program  

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

April 30
Artisan’s Day  

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at woodworking? Join us for Camp Floyd State Park’s Artisan Day and learn from the artisans as they demonstrate their skills from 10:00 – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply. Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 2022

May 13
Lantern Tours 

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Be sure to bring your flashlight so you can learn the history of Camp Floyd behind the flickering light of a lantern with park staff at 8:30 PM as they stroll through the Commissary, the Schoolhouse and the Stagecoach Inn after hours. This program will be limited to 40 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May (TBA) 
Star Party 

As you look into the night sky do you wonder what is out in space? Is there life on the planets and stars you are seeing? Join Camp Floyd State park at 9:00 PM at the Camp Floyd Cemetery located just south of Fairfield Utah (Not the Stagecoach Inn) in partnership with the Utah Valley Astronomy Club as we watch the night sky and celebrate the vastness of space. This program will begin at 9:00 PM. For more information please visit campfloyd.utah.gov, email campfloyd@utah.gov or call (801) 768-8932.

May 28
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT 

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.   Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 29
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT 

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.   Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family(immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 30
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT 

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent. Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

June 2022

June 10
Campfire Program 

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

July 2022

July 8  
Lantern Tours 

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Be sure to bring your flashlight so you can learn the history of Camp Floyd behind the flickering light of a lantern with park staff at 9:00 PM as they stroll through the Commissary, the Schoolhouse and the Stagecoach Inn after hours. This program will be limited to 25 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.


July 22-24 
Day of the Cowboy Singer Songwriter Festival

Bring a chair or picnic blanket and come and join Camp Floyd State Park for a day celebrating the cowboy way of life on the National Day of the Cowboy from 10:00 AM  to 6:00 PM on Friday and 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM -5:00 PM on Sunday. There will be activities for the kids, vendors, food and of course great cowboy poetry and cowboy music. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only). Wagon rides available  for $5 per person. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

August 2022

August 12
Campfire Program  

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.
For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

August 13
Military Appreciation Day

Join us August 13, 2020, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM for Utah State Parks Military Appreciation Day as we honor those who have and are still serving. Veterans and active military and their families in the same vehicle receive free admission to Camp Floyd State Park. Stroll through our military displays honoring those who have served. At 2:00 PM as part of this amazing day bring a chair and relax while you listen to the sounds of the Benson Sisters. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only). Active military and Veterans and their families in the same vehicle are free. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov. 

September 2022

September 3
Camp Floyd Days  

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  On Saturday the event will allow visitors to experience camp life through exhibits and demonstrations.  Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947.  Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

September 4
Camp Floyd Days  

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  On Sunday the event will allow visitors to experience camp life through exhibits and demonstrations.  Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947.  Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

September 5
Camp Floyd Days 

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drills with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enactors and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947.  Come on out and join us for this family-friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family(immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event.  For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

October 2022

October 1
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during daylight beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
40 spots left 

October 8
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during daylight beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

40 spots left 

October 15
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during daylight beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

40 spots left 

October 22
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during daylight beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

40 spots left