Category Archives: Scouts

Scout Overnight Program Offered at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce the return of the immersive overnight program for Scouts during the spring and fall of 2015. Scouts can book their adventure for Saturday nights May 16th through June 6th and August 29th through October 24th. … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Day at Fort Ticonderoga October 4th

Fort Ticonderoga joins forces with the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York to host Girl Scout Day on Saturday, October 4, from 9:30am-5:00pm. Girl Scout troops will have an opportunity to take part in a series of programs while learning … Continue reading

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Building New Audiences

Building new audiences is essential to the long-term sustainability of places like Fort Ticonderoga. This “audience building” includes all segments of our audience, from school-age visitors to the empty nesters that make up a significant part of our visitors each … Continue reading

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Encouraging a Passion for History

Earlier this week I travelled to Cooperstown to participate as a judge at New York State History Day. Sponsored by the New York State Historical Association, New York State History Day serves thousands of students in hundreds of school districts … Continue reading

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New Opportunities for Scouts

Over the last year, Fort Ticonderoga’s Education and Interpretive staffs have been working together to develop new program opportunities for scouting groups. Just last week we unveiled our latest program—an Overnight Scouting Experience! This fall, a limited number of slots … Continue reading

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Scouting Programs at Fort Ticonderoga

Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has hosted four Boy Scout Camporees with the Twin Rivers Council of eastern/northern New York. The first, in the fall of 2001, brought more individuals in uniform to the site than at any other time since … Continue reading

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