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Catoctin Mountain Park
(4TH - 6TH Grades, Ages 9-11) THEME: Cultural Heritage Units: Native American Indians, African Americans, Charcoal/Iron Industry, Sawmill and Whiskey Still Industries. An educational traveling trunk filled with treasures, pieces of our past, linking the local school curriculum with our park's heritage. Five discovery units, objects, artifacts, teacher background information, and suggested student activities included.
- Grade level:
- Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
- African American History and Culture, American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Commerce and Industry, History
Did You Know?
Camp Hi-Catoctin, a camp for federal employees was adapted by President Franklin Roosevelt for his Presidential retreat during WWII and named Shangri-La. President Eisenhower renamed the retreat to Camp David. The retreat is not open to the public.