Parks as Classrooms

Field Trips

Request your own Ranger program at Catoctin Mountain Park or off-site. Ranger programs focus on features found in the park and include both pre-visit and post-visit materials.

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Request a Ranger Program

Ranger Programs

Ranger Programs

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Field Trips

Free Field Trips with Bridging the Watershed. Junior-high to high-school students can apply their science skills to improving the Potomac watershed. At Catoctin Mountain Park, students can learn about the watershed in its cleanest state. Teachers must register with the program through a brief training session. Contact the Alice Ferguson Foundation at http://www.fergusonfoundation.org

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Bridging the Watershed Field Trips

Bridging The Watershed Field Trips

Bridging The Watershed Field Trips

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Field Trips

If you are developing your own field trip, there are several trails in Catoctin Mountain Park that offer excellent learning opportunities.

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Plan Your Own Field Trip

Self-Guided Field Trips

Self-Guided Field Trips

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Curriculum Materials

Bring Catoctin Mountain Park to your students. Review our lesson plans and curricula.

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Curricula and Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans: The Blacksmith in Society

Lesson Plans: The Blacksmith in Society

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Curriculum Materials

Curriculum-based programs and services in National Park Sites throughout CT, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NJ, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV.

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Curriculum-Based Programs in National Park Sites

Curriculum-Based Programs in National Park Sites

Curriculum-Based Programs in National Park Sites

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Traveling Trunks

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. Teachers are responsible for trunk pick-up and return to Park. No cost. To request the loan of the traveling trunk contact (301) 663-9388.

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Catoctin Traveling Trunks

Traveling Trunks: Close Encounters Of The Catoctin Kind

Traveling Trunks: Close Encounters Of The Catoctin Kind

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