Alcatraz Community Access Programs
- CATS: Approximately 6,000 tickets annually are provided to community organizations through the Community Access Ticket Service. Ticket requests must be made directly to CATS if you meet the selection criteria. http://www.communitytickets.org/
- Alcatraz Uncovered: This inquiry based program is designed for San Francisco schools that have a high percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunches. The program consists of pre-site activities, classroom presentations by National Park representatives, the field program, and post-site activities. For more information about this program see http://www.nps.gov/goga/forteachers/index.htm.
- Alcatraz School Access: In addition to the penitentiary era, Alcatraz has a rich historical tapestry including the American Indian Occupation and the Civil War-era military history. Themes such as the meaning of freedom, incarceration, justice, or racial segregation of its prisoners appeal to a wide, diverse audience. Tickets are available to public schools that have a high percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunches. Tickets are available for visits between November and March excluding holidays. Submit a request or see more information on this new program. .
- Family Junior Ranger Days: Every fall two Junior Ranger days are selected and up to 500 free tickets will be available for youth between 5-12 years old. . More information on the next Junior Ranger Day will soon be available.