The Journey

What did it take for immigrants to come to the United States?
Play the role of a newly-arrived immigrant coming to Ellis Island in the early 1900s.
Students will "be processed" by park staff as their immigrant character in this immersive activity.

Grades 3-6
Capacity: 45 Students
Time Length: 30-35 minutes
Availability: October to March

NOTE: All Ranger-led education programs have been booked for the remainder of the school year. Check with us in August for 2023-2024 bookings. Thanks!

Check out The Journey Lesson Plan and Contact us about future program opportunities.


Last updated: March 17, 2023

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1 Ellis Island

Jersey City, NJ 07305


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