This module will allow Adventurers to dive head first into all things Ancient Olympics! Join us as we discover the ins and outs of the games of the gods and their legendary origins. At Camp Olympia, everyone is a winner!

Lessons

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an Olympic athlete? Watch this video to learn all about the ancient origins of the famous games!

Crafts

Laurel Wreath

What says Olympics better than the prestigious laurel wreath? Get one step closer to becoming an Olympic champion by creating your very own laurel wreath!

Stories

This is the story of how Apollo defeated the mighty serpent Python to gain control of the beautiful mountain site of Delphi.

 

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Apollo and Python

The Trojan War in Greek Mythology, was a conflict between the city of Troy and Greece! Learn how this war started and who won!

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The Trojan War

Fun Activities

Olympics Word Search

Now that you've learned about the ancient Olympics, it's time to put that knowledge to the test!

Curator's Corner

Curator's Corner: The Charioteer of Delphi

The Museum of Antiquities’ curator, Dr. Tracene Harvey, writes about the famous Charioteer of Delphi statue and the Pythian Games.

Extras

Are you still a little bit hazy on some of the details of exactly what we mean when we talk about Ancient Greece? This video will go through all of the basics for you so that you're all caught up on the important what, when, where, and who of Ancient Greece.

In this short video, we are introduced to the Spartans, famous warriors from Ancient Greece. The Spartans were disciplined, strong, and courageous, traits that required a lifetime to master. As there was nearly constant conflict between the city-states of Ancient Greece, the Spartans were trained from birth to be the best possible defenders of their city!

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