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  • Glacier National Park

    Earth Science Field Trip

    Earth Science Field Trip

    Students will either hike the Avalanche Lake Trail or combine a short hike along Lake McDonald with ranger-led activities in the Apgar Area. In both cases the ranger-led activities will highlight landform building, glaciation, rocks and minerals, erosion and soil formation.

  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Ecohelpers Service Learning Program

    Ecohelpers Service Learning Program

    EcoHelpers teaches high school students the importance of maintaining healthy habitat. During the field trips, students learn how non-native invasive species affect wildlife and waterways. Each student will personally restore native plants to help improve the biodiversity and water quality at a national park site in the Santa Monica Mountains: Zuma Canyon (Malibu), Paramount Ranch (Agoura), or Rancho Sierra Vista (Newbury Park).

  • Women's Rights National Historical Park

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Women’s Rights (Middle School Field Trip)

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Women’s Rights (Middle School Field Trip)

    The Seneca Falls Convention was the First Women’s Rights convention held anywhere. It signified the beginning of the Women’s Rights Movement. The class will visit the Wesleyan Chapel, site of the Seneca Falls Convention and learn how what started there continues to this day. The class will also tour the Elizabeth Cady Stanton, where she helped lead the women’s rights movement while raising her family of seven children.

  • Everglades National Park

    Everglades: Ranger guided field trips.

    Everglades: Ranger guided field trips.

    4th-6th grade teachers work with environmental education rangers to give curriculum-based programs. These are either day trips, or three-day long camp programs.

  • Everglades National Park

    Everglades: Self Guided Field Trips

    Everglades: Self Guided Field Trips

    There are many great locations at the Everglades where an adult can easily lead their own class, or group, on a field trip. No ranger needed. Use our curriulum-materials, and apply for an educational fee waiver for free park entry.

  • National Park of American Samoa

    Explore Your Tropical Rainforests

    Explore Your Tropical Rainforests

    This program allows students to explore tropical rainforests including native birds, fruit bats, and Samoans connection to nature.

  • Glacier National Park

    Exploring Habitats Field Trip

    Exploring Habitats Field Trip

    One of the reasons Glacier National Park was established was to preserve habitat as well as the natural processes and the biological diversity (variety of plants and animals) within habitats.

  • African Burial Ground National Monument

    Exploring the African Burial Ground

    A 90 minute ranger led tour explores our visitor center and memorial and includes a film showing

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Exploring the C&O Canal's Cushwa Basin in Williamsport, Maryland

    Exploring the C&O Canal's Cushwa Basin in Williamsport, Maryland

    This program helps fourth graders understand the many challenges faced by the C&O Canal throughout its history. We will discover George Washington’s vision for westward expansion and think about the canal as an engineering marvel. Exploring the daily life of Canawlers, students will gain an appreciation for the challenges they faced operating their boats and locks. Finally, the program focuses on the canal’s connection to the Potomac River and the earth processes that shape it.

  • Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

    Fair is Fair!

    Fair is Fair!

    Allen, an eagle puppet is a movie star, he sings and tells a story about a time when rules were not fair in a short 12 minute video. He introduces Monroe Elementary as a segregated school that was changed because of a court case called Brown v. Board of Education. A short discussion will follow about rules, why we have them, who are they for, who makes them, are they for everyone, and are they fair? Each student will be able to make their own eagle puppet that is different from all of the others