For Teachers

History, wildlife, forests, streams - Catoctin Mountain Park holds adventure for you and your students, whether you're able to visit in person, or not. Plan a field trip or check out educational loan materials that you can borrow!

Anyone can become a Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger and discover some of the wonders of Catoctin Mountain Park through fun activities!

 

Plan Your Own Field Trip

If you are developing your own field trip, there are several trails in Catoctin Mountain Park that offer excellent learning opportunities.

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Self-guided field trips

Frederick County Outdoor School

Many groups use Catoctin Mountain Park for their field trips including Frederick County Public Schools.

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Frederick County Outdoor School

Traveling Trunks

An educational traveling trunk filled with treasures, pieces of our past, linking the local school curriculum with our park's heritage.

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Traveling Trunks

Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger

Do you want to discover some of the wonders of Catoctin Mountain Park and have some fun? If so, then these activities are for you!

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Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger

Curriculum-based Programs in National Park Sites

Curriculum-based programs and services in National Park Sites throughout CT, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NJ, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV.

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Curriculum-based Programs in National Park Sites

Teacher-Ranger-Teacher

The Teacher Ranger Teacher program offers educators a summer professional development experience learning new ways to use parks in the classroom.

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Teacher Ranger Teacher

Last updated: January 25, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388

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