• A kayaker paddles on the Patuxent River at the Jug Bay Natural Area. Photo by Middleton Evans.

    Captain John Smith Chesapeake

    National Historic Trail VA,MD,DE,DC,PA,NY

Parks as Classroom

Curriculum Materials

Travel the Captain John Smith Trail without having to leave your classroom. Lesson plans and classroom resources are available here to aid in your study of the travels of John Smith, American Indian society and culture and the Chesapeake Bay.

Traveling Trunks

Traveling trunks are offered by a variety of trail partners and give students a hands-on opportunity to discover history.