For Teachers

Petersburg National Battlefield is administered by the National Park Service. We are pleased to offer a variety of education programs designed to teach students of all ages about the cultural and natural resources within our park. These programs have been developed to enhance your classroom instruction and to fulfill the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives for the appropriate grade levels. Please see our Educator Guide for a full list of programs.



Petersburg National Battlefield Junior Ranger Programs

Just For Kids

Petersburg National Battlefield has a variety of activities for kids including Junior Ranger, Flat Ranger and Geocaching programs.

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Appomattox Plantation ca. 1763

Your Connection To the Past

Let our education staff take you on a tour of history that spans 4 sites and 292 days of history. Dress the part and become part of the story.

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Park Ranger Visits Local School

Bring the Civil War to Your School

Petersburg National Battlefield staff members work with educators to emphasize the significance of the Siege of Petersburg.

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