For Kids

Art contest entry depicting Washington Crossing the Allegheny River on a Raft in 1753
Art Contest Winner's Gallery

View winning entries from the George Washington Art Contest

Father and son working on Jr. Ranger Program in exhibit area
Be a Junior Ranger

Kids earn your Junior Ranger badge when you visit the park. And now, you can also earn a Virtual Junior Ranger badge online.

Three boy scouts and a prak ranger screening soil
Boy Scouts participating in Ranger program.

Programs for Scouts

Fort Necessity presents guided programs and self-guided programs for scouts. Learn about the programs offered for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts.

Illustration of George Washington in a colonial uniform
Young George Washington's Adventures.

Young George Washington's Adventures

In 1753, the twenty-one year old George Washington is asked to deliver a letter from the Virginia governor to the French at Fort LeBoeuf. It is an important, but dangerous trip through the wilderness. After meeting with the French he returns with their reply.
To learn more about this exciting trip read these comic book style articles.

Last updated: June 10, 2022

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