CAMP LIFE

The CASTRVM

The experience consists in living for a few days in a Roman camp. Sleeping in a tent, eating like the ancient Romans, compete in tests of skill, all under the watchful eye of members of the Gruppo Storico Romano.

Requirements: spirit of sacrifice, full cooperation and socialization among the participants. Minimum 15 participants.

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The standard program, which can be modified and agreed with the applicant,  of the life in the campincludes:

Day 1:

– Departure in the morning by bus to the chosen location;

– Lunch;

– Accommodation in tents;

– Delivery clothing and materials;

– Dinner;

– Evening entertainment with Roman games (tabule, roman numerals, etc.).

 

Day 2

– Wake up and breakfast;

– Test run with orientation with daylight;

– Lunch;

– Training with spear, sword and shield (techniques of attack and defense);

– Dinner;

– Evening entertainment;

 

Day 3

– Wake up and breakfast;

– Tests of skill in teams of ancient Rome (construction of a bridge, donning a legionnaire, installation of sudes, etc.).

– Lunch;

– Ability tests (2nd part);

– Dinner

Day 4

– Wake up and breakfast;

– Tournament among the participants;

– Lunch;

– Delivery certificates and awards;

– Back home.

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Notes:

Toilets and showers are available for participants. The clothing, equipment, food and organization are organized by the Gruppo Storico Romano.

 

General rules:

– There is no different treatment for men and women;

– Within the field are prohibited anachronistic objects (watches, phones, etc.).

– Camp activities are carried out under the sole discretion of the Prefect Castrorum (a member of the GSR);

– Each participant must provide for their own needs.