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K-12 Programs


Programs designed just for K-12 students. Individual, family, and group field trips, self-guided learning activities, and Ranger-led programs.

Ranger Guided Student Education programs - designed specifically for 4th through 12th graders and will get the students directly involved in the dramatic story of the people, places and events that were the Battle of Gettysburg. Program themes include the experience of civilians caught up in the battle, the life of a Civil War soldier, care of wounded soldiers after the battle, and the story of the Solders' National Cemetery and its dedication. Dates still available.

The Best Field Trip Ever! - Field trip planner for teachers, chaperones and students

The Common Core at Gettysburg - Upcoming educational opportunity for teachers

The Traveling Trunk Program - Traveling Trunks are completely booked for the 2013-2014 school year. Dates and reservation request forms for the 2014-2015 school year will be available on this website in mid-August. Feel free to download the traveling trunk teacher's guide for lesson plans that may be adapted for your students without the trunk itself. Thank you.

Youth Quest

K-12 Curricuum Guides and Lesson Plans

Gettysburg Field Trip Guide for Educational Visits [PDF]

Pre-visit Educational Activities

Post-visit Educational Activities

Junior Ranger Program

Junior Secret Service program

Educational Visit Itinerary ideas for the Battlefield, special historic sites and Museum and Visitor Center

Gettysburg Civil War Trading Cards

Educational Games and Activities