Education Programs at Nicodemus: A Lesson in Freedom, Perseverance, and Civil Rights

 Nicodemus NHS strives to provide high-quality curriculum-based educational programs and materials for educators and students. based in the standards outlined in the Common Core State Standards and Kansas Standards for History, Government, and Social Studies, Nicodemus provides age-appropriate activities and materials on topics relating to slavery, Reconstruction, westward expansion, homesteading, and the road to the Civil Rights Movement. 

Distance Education

Nicodemus' Distance Education programs allow your students to interact with a Ranger from the comfort of your own classroom using videoconferencing technology. You can select from pre-designed programs or you can work with a Ranger to develop a program specifically suited to your classroom needs.

Curriculum Materials for Students of All Ages

As they become available, find age-specific curriculum materials available for download.

Traveling Trunks

Request a traveling trunk for your classroom. Each trunk contains reproduction clothing, books, lesson plans, and other education materials that provide hands-on resources for teaching about Nicodemus and African-American involvement in westward expansion.

Plan a Field Trip

Choose from a variety of field trip opportunities for students of all ages. Bus grants may be available.

Bring a Ranger to your Classroom

Request a Ranger visit for your students. Park Rangers present engaging interactive educational programs on a variety of topics relating to Nicodemus and the National Park Service.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

304 Washington Ave.
Nicodemus, KS 67625-3015


(785) 839-4233

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