Stories and experiences associated with the trail provide great opportunities for engaging students in learning history, geography, social studies, environmental studies, and many other interdisciplinary subjects. On this page, teachers will find reference materials and lesson plans for use in the classroom and beyond.

Virtual Classroom Resources

Sultana Education Foundation

Sultana Education Foundation, located in Chestertown, Maryland, offers educational opportunities including paddling trips and sailing voyages aboard their schooner, Sultana. Visit their online classroom to access dozens of recorded lessons and printable handouts.

James River Association
The mission of the James River Association is to be a guardian of the James River. As part of their efforts to monitor and improve the health of the river, James River Association engages young people through field trips and summer camp paddling programs. View their virtual classroom for resources inclusive of grades K-12.


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      Last updated: January 25, 2024

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