The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at FindYourPark.com.
A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial preparations. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Valley Forge National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!
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The VOICES workshops uncovered through visual and performing arts and literature the stories of diversity, women and children that are often not present in the traditional historical narrative and provided opportunities for relevant park experiences for park neighbors and youth who had not previously visited the park. Read more
The Summer of Bugs provided a season-long opportunity for Valley Forge National Historical Park visitors and distance learners to become citizen scientists, join in fun and educational biodiversity discovery activities, and collect data on a group of animals for which the park had little information. Read more
Over seventy volunteers, partners, and park staff came together to plan and execute the July 4th Community Picnic in the Park, which saw over 1,500 visitors. Read more
In honor of Presidents Day Valley Forge NHP partnered with the George Bush Presidential Library to co-host the interactive video conference, “George to George: Presidential Leadership.” Read more
Three interns - all college science majors - completed their summer internships at Valley Forge National Historical Park, enthusiastic about careers with the National Park Service. Read more