- Associated Press - Thursday, September 24, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) - One hundred metro Atlanta area fourth grade students will camp overnight at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

The overnight campout kicks off 6 p.m. Friday and finish the next day by noon. The event will feature live entertainment, interactive art activities, food games, yoga, a campfire program and a community service project.

Organizers hope to introduce young people to the civil rights movement, including the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. The event is presented by the National Park Service and the Greening Youth Foundation.

National Park Service representatives, including Deputy Director Peggy O’Dell will be in attendance.


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