Category Archives: Programs

HOMESCHOOL DAY AT FORT TICONDEROGA: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

  (Ticonderoga, NY)  Fort Ticonderoga’s Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents will be on Friday, September 9 from 9:30am-5:00pm. Homeschool families will have an opportunity to take part in a series of exciting programs, while learning about life … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Family programs, Homeschool, Horticulture, Students | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on HOMESCHOOL DAY AT FORT TICONDEROGA: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

“Hands-on Minds-on!” Grants Support Fort Ticonderoga School Outreach

Thanks to generous support from several foundations, Fort Ticonderoga served over 800 students throughout the Adirondacks and in western Vermont during the current school year. The “Soldier’s Life at Fort Ticonderoga” program made up the majority of the programs. This … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Programs, Public Programs, Students, Students History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on “Hands-on Minds-on!” Grants Support Fort Ticonderoga School Outreach

Developing Important Skills for the Next Generation

So, what does developing skills in history have to do with advancing the United States in the global economy? How does history hold its own in a world focused on science, technology, engineering, and math? Turns out, the skills cultivated … Continue reading

Posted in Homeschool, National History Day, Students, Students History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Developing Important Skills for the Next Generation

My Clothes are Hand Stitched, But No One Will Talk to Me

3 Tips for Getting Conversation with Visitors Going For re-enactors, living historians, and the like, a lot of work goes into the details of bringing history to life for visitors you hope to inspire or educate. Maybe you’ve stayed up … Continue reading

Posted in Life Long Learning, Living History & Material Culture, Programs, Public Programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on My Clothes are Hand Stitched, But No One Will Talk to Me

Regional Students Win Awards at New York State History Day

Several North Country students won recognition at New York State History Day, held in Cooperstown, New York, on Monday, April 18. Grace Sayward, a homeschool student from the Plattsburgh area, placed second in the Junior Historical Paper category. Alice Cochran, … Continue reading

Posted in Life Long Learning, National History Day, Programs, Special Events, Students, Students History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Regional Students Win Awards at New York State History Day

Spend the Day at Fort Ticonderoga! 2016 season begins Saturday, May 7

Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during the 2016 season, beginning on Saturday, May 7. Fort Ticonderoga is a multi-day historic site, museum, and family destination that encourages visitors to build their perfect adventure in America’s most historic landscape. … Continue reading

Posted in Artworks, Books, Collections, Exhibits, Family programs, Homeschool, Horticulture, King's Garden, Landscape, Life Long Learning, Living History & Material Culture, National History Day, Natural History, Programs, Public Programs, Scouts, Seminars, Special Events, Students, Students History, Teacher History Workshops, Uncategorized, Volunteer, Waterway Tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Spend the Day at Fort Ticonderoga! 2016 season begins Saturday, May 7

The Northern Army is at Fort Ticonderoga!

Exciting Living History Event planned for opening weekend, May 7 – 8 Experience an immersive living history event at Fort Ticonderoga highlighting the occupation of Ticonderoga by the American Northern Continental Army. On Saturday May 7 through Sunday May 8, … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Exhibits, Family programs, Horticulture, King's Garden, Landscape, Life Long Learning, Living History & Material Culture, Programs, Public Programs, Special Events, Students History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fort Ticonderoga Partners with the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at Siena College

Internships Give Transformative Experience to Students Fort Ticonderoga is delighted to announce a new collaboration with the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at Siena College. Three undergraduates will spend an intensive three-week residential internship at Fort … Continue reading

Posted in Life Long Learning, Programs, Special Events, Students, Students History | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fort Ticonderoga Partners with the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at Siena College

Bringing Fort Ticonderoga to the Classroom

At Fort Ticonderoga, education is at the heart of our mission. Every day in the spring and fall, students visit us from around the corner and hours away. Our campus is bustling with inquisitive young minds, and we love the … Continue reading

Posted in Life Long Learning, Public Programs, Students | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bringing Fort Ticonderoga to the Classroom

Teacher Scholarships Awarded for Annual French & Indian War Conference

Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce the recipients of teacher scholarships to attend the Twenty-First Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 20-22, 2016. They are: Sean Albert, LaSalle School, Albany, New York Tod Guilford, Bluff Elementary School, … Continue reading

Posted in Life Long Learning, Living History & Material Culture, Programs, Public Programs, Seminars, Special Events, Teacher History Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Teacher Scholarships Awarded for Annual French & Indian War Conference