Traveling Trunk


Park-in-a-Pack contents include videos, documents, activities, a poster, and props.
Contents of the Park-in-a-Pack are designed to help students learn more about the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

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This traveling educational kit contains an assortment of materials for teachers to use in their classroom for a period of 2 weeks.

Borrowing Instructions

Note: Park-in-a-Packs are not currently available.
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Download the Park-in-a-Pack Application Form and return the completed form via mail or fax.  Note: our fax line remains out of service due to Hurricane Sandy.
National Park Service
Attn: Education Department
Ellis Island Receiving Office
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Teachers must agree that their $100.00 deposit may be forfeited if anything is damaged or not returned.

Teachers or districts must pay return shipping of one Park-in-a-Pack box via FedEx Express Saver. Contact FedEx for shipping cost estimate:  to zip code 07305; one box- 9lbs; 15"wx11"hx9"d.
The cost to ship the Park-in-a-Pack to the school is covered by your tax dollars.
Contact the Education Specialist with questions: e-mail us


History, Immigration, Social Studies
Traveling Trunk