• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Field Trips

You have several choices when planning your class field trip to Colonial NHP - Historic Jamestowne. We recommend these four steps.

First, review the available educational programs and select the one which meets your class needs.

Second, if you decide on a ranger-led program make your reservations at least two months and no more that five months in advance using Colonial NHP - Historic Jamestowne's reservation procedures.

Third, determine if your educational institution qulifies for an Academic Fee Waiver of park entrance fees and if so submit your application for this fee waiver.

Fourth, review the parks rules for visitor/student behavior (visitor etiquette). Remember, your students are the ambassadors of your school.

Did You Know?

Tree ring section showing drought periods 1587-1589 and 1606-1612

Dendrochronology, the study of tree rings, indicates the Jamestown colonists arrived during the worst drought period in over 800 years for the lower Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia.