Plan a Field Trip
Choose a date and time, but please keep in mind that the date and time you specified may already be reserved, so please have a second option.
Groups 10 or more will require a reservation and groups 30 or more will have to be split into two groups and may require another reservation. Please arrive on time. Your guided tour will be 45- minutes to 1 hour. No food or beverages allowed in the house and there is only one public bathroom on site.
We encourage groups to arrive earlier to use the large public bathroom at Glen Echo Park that is ajacent from the Clara Barton National Historic Site.
Please contact the site to schedule your group tour, 301-320-1410.
Pre-visit and Post-visit materials are available. For grades 5th -8th
Clara Barton Needs You! (Parks-as-Classrooms) PAC Program
Designed for Grades 1-3, this free program focuses on the important role volunteers played in early operations of the American Red Cross. Students will learn how volunteers helped victims of natural disasters and war and what it would have been like to work with Clara Barton and live in her Glen Echo home.
This program may be scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m.-12 noon during the school year. A maximum of 33 participants (one adult chaperon per ten children) may attend each program. Consider combining a tour at Clara Barton National Historic Site with a picnic lunch and an afternoon tour at Glen Echo Park.
A maximum of 33 participants (one adult chaperon per ten children) may attend. Call 301-320-1410 for details—Advanced reservations are required.
Pre-visit and Post-visit materials are available. For grades 1st - 3rd