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Parks as Classrooms

There is still some limited availability for your classes to participate in some of our 10 ranger field programs for schools this spring. See the available dates and times here.

Check out the “Best Field Trip Ever!” planning kit and curriculum materials to prepare your students for their scheduled ranger field programs. Send in your reservation request for Spring 2020.

Homeschool Days

Winter Homeschool Days will be held February 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2020.
All four days are completely booked and no additional reservations will be taken.

But you can still participate in our Winter Reading Adventures programs every Saturday morning in January and February with your family or co-op, as well as any of our other public programs and events.

Professional Development

“Back to Basics” workshops for middle school teachers, July 13-15, and “The Tough Stuff” workshops for high school teachers, July 20-22, 2020. Register today.

Distance Learning

There are still opportunities for your classes to participate in one of our four Virtual Field Trips, or our Facebook Classroom Series “Leadership Lessons for High Schools” in March.

Educational Outreach

“Nation at War” traveling trunks shipped to your school with multiple independent learning stations, plus the Traveling Map program. To be added to the mailing list for next year, write to e-mail us.

Reading Adventures

"Join the Army" reading adventures at your school (K through 3rd Grade), plus Family Reading Adventures this winter at the park.

The Great Task Youth Leadership Programs

The “Great Task” weekends are two-day intensive leadership experiences that go beyond curriculum-based field trips and ask your students or youth group to apply leadership lessons from the battle of Gettysburg to their own lives, schools, and community. Offered July through October for student and youth groups looking for something more! Apply today.

Last updated: February 6, 2020

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1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325


(717) 334-1124

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