Life at the Fort
Life at the Fort: Ranger Conducted Program
What was life like for the "Corps of Discovery" at Fort Clatsop in 1805-06?
This program explorers what life was like for the "Corps of Discovery" at Fort Clatsop in 1805-06. Groups of 20 students rotate through 30-minute activity sessions coordinated by the park staff: Visitor Center "Exhibit Seek and Find," "Pioneering Naturalists Trail Activity" and one interactive interpretive program with a ranger in buckskin at the fort. Concludes with a Flintlock Muzzle Loading Rifle or Musket program. Note: For groups of 61 to 80 students, a fourth activity is offered.
Chaperone Ratio: 1:10 minimum, 1:3 maximum
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, High School
20 to 60 Students
9:45 a.m. - noon OR
60 to 80 Students
9:15 a.m. - noon OR
Program Dates click here
Instructions: Make sure to download , print, and fax in the reservation and fee waiver forms. Click Here
Indicate on your reservation form which video you would like to borrow and it will be sent to your school 2 weeks prior to your visit (including shipping time).
Did You Know?
Thirty three people camped at Fort Clatsop; the 2 captains, 3 sergeants, 23 privates, Clark's slave York, 2 interpreters: George Droulliard and Toussaint Charbonneau, Charbonneau's wife: Sacagawea, and their baby son, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. Lewis' Newfoundland dog, Seaman, was here, too.