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Education

Field Trips

Take your classroom on an unforgettable adventure through history. Choose from an array of history and STEAM-based programs for students of all ages and create the perfect hands-on learning experience for your curriculum. This is the place to plan your next field trip.

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Outreach

If you can’t bring your classroom to the Fort, we can bring the Fort to your classroom. Our team of educators can come to your school site and deliver an exciting educational presentation tailored to meet the needs of your students and your curriculum.

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For Teachers

Expand your teaching arsenal by taking advantage of Fort Ligonier’s many special resources for educators. Discover a wide variety of resources including captivating workshops to fulfill your Act 48 requirements, options for EITC funding and more.

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Homeschooling

Plan a special visit, join a community of homeschool families for Homeschool Days or enroll in an intensive seminar that immerses your students in 18-century life. Explore the many unique opportunities at Fort Ligonier that are tailor made for at-home students and educators.

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Early Learners

Discover special, hands-on learning opportunities that introduce our youngest visitors to the wonders of history. Learn about the special, hands on learning experiences designed to meet early learning standards for young children and students.

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Scouts

Welcome scouts! The Fort is proud to offer a variety of hands-on programs that allow scout groups to experience the past. From service opportunities to guided and self-guided tours, and from Camporees to merit badge activities, your troop is always welcome at the Fort.

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Raise the Flag on Fun

Calling all kids! Play 18th-century games and crafts, march around like a soldier and dig for artifacts — just a handful of the many experiences that make learning fun for kids. Learn about Cannonball Club, camps and other kids-focused programs and activities at Fort Ligonier.