Parks as Classrooms
The park offers a wide array of activities and materials to explore the history of Andersonville and the experiences of prisoners of war throughout American history.
Park staff have developed a series of activities and on-site programs designed to help students understand the experiences of Union Prisoners of war held at the Camp Sumter military prison during the American Civil War. These activities include both ranger-led and teacher-led activities.
The park offers a loan program where teachers can bring the two park films into their classroom. Watching one or both films is a valuable way to prepare for a site visit, or bring a little bit of Andersonville directly to your students.