• Cannon firing on the gundeck of the Castillo de San Marcos

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

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    Afternoon Thunderstorms can create dangerous amounts of lightning strikes. If Lightning is visible from the Castillo, Gundeck closures will take place. Click this link for the local weather forcast. More »

For Teachers

We are pleased that you are interested in learning more about what St. Augustine's National Monuments have to offer educators. Listed below are several opportunities within our Education Program at Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas.

1. Field Trips: make a reservation for your school group to visit Castillo

2. Online Curriculum: use online materials to develop stand-alone lesson plans or to prepare for an onsite visit

3. Traveling Trunks: borrow a kit that includes hands-on educational materials and lesson plans for classroom-use

4. Guest Speakers: request a curriculum-based presentation for your class in our Park's conference center or at your school

5. Professional Development: attend on-site workshops that educate and advise teachers on the various Park resources available at the Park or schedule us to come to you

6. Videos: request a video of the Park, Living History Ranger program, or a Park Ranger Program

7. Extracurricular Club & Park Partnerships: team up with our Park to reach and enrich the goals of your school or community groups

Did You Know?

Modern Sailboats still utilize the Gulf Stream Currents

The Gulf Stream's current moves between 30 and 85 million cubic feet of water per second, stronger than any other current on earth and greater than all the streams and rivers in the world combined! Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida