Reading, Writing, and a Revolution!

Valley Forge is central to America's independence as well as many other cultural and natural stories. Find lesson plans, kids camp info, plan your field trip and more as you use Valley Forge as your classroom. Look to the park for your own professional development needs.


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Washington's Headquarters in the snow

Field Trips

Bring your class to Valley Forge learn about the life of the soldier during the Revolutionary War.

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Painting of George Washington on his horse alongside a line of Continental Soldiers marching in to Valley Forge.

Survive and Thrive

Will your students strive to survive or survive and thrive? Explore the challenges the Continental Army faced during their winter encampment.

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18th Century reenactor talks to students outside of a reconstructed hut

Home School Days

Home School families are invited to Valley Forge for a unique educational experience with interactive stations and programs just for them.

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Bronze image of an African American soldier

Reflections of African American Patriots

How does broadening our perspectives to include missing points of view enhance learning about history? Download our lesson plan.

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Join us to commemorate the Continental Army’s legacy and honor all of America’s veterans and active military.

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Friends of Valley Forge Park log cabin logo

Friends Speaker Series

Presentations from a variety of guest speakers are held at the Washington Memorial Chapel the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

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