Parks as Classrooms
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.
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
If you are developing your own field trip, there are several trails in Catoctin Mountain Park that offer excellent learning opportunities.
Bring Catoctin Mountain Park to your students. Review our lesson plans and curricula.
Curriculum-based programs and services in National Park Sites throughout CT, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NJ, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV.
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.