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K-12 Programs


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

Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program 2014-2015 Grant Sponsors:

Giant Food Stores, M&T Bank, Weis Markets

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.

Fall 2014 Ranger Field Programs

Spring 2015 Ranger Field Programs (Lottery drawing September 23 and 24)

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

Teacher Professional Development - Spend time exploring how Civil War era documents connect with the entire story of our country.

Education 150

The Traveling Trunk Program - With a Traveling Trunk, through clothing and military items, pastime activities, photographs, literature, music and a brand new film, your students will better appreciate the daily life of a Civil War soldier.

Homeschool Family Days - This year’s Homeschool Family Day – “Gettysburg Parks and the Arts” – combines fun and learning opportunities for all ages (with added special opportunities this year specifically for high schoolers) about both Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site.

Gettysburg Field Trip Guide for Educational Visits [PDF]

Virtual Field Trips - Want your students to learn directly from primary sources, and from the fields of battle themselves, but cannot get them to Gettysburg? Our new Virtual Field Trips offer three continuous opportunities for learning right from your classroom.

Junior Ranger Program

Junior Secret Service program

Gettysburg Civil War Trading Cards