Fort Ticonderoga will host a Two-Day Homeschool Event for homeschool students and their parents on Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The capacity is limited to 450 visitors per day and it is suggested that you arrive early (9:30 a.m. being the earliest). There is a special Homeschool rate that will be applied at the Admissions Booth upon arrival. There is no pre-registering for this event. For more information and to view the full schedule, visit here or call 518-585-2821.
During this Two-Day Homeschool Event, families will discover the historic year of 1774 through historic trades and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze.
New this year, join an expert guide on the 1.7-mile Carillon Battlefield hiking trail and explore the vistas and earthen remains of the French & Indian War and Revolutionary War battles. Today, this battlefield is part of the most intact Revolutionary earthworks that exist in America.
Discover the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories through coloring kids kits or roll up your sleeves to help tend the vegetables and flowers. Find your way through towering stalks of corn by answering history clues in the new 2020 Heroic Corn Maze!
Bring your own picnic lunch or take advantage of the delicious take-out food options at America’s Fort Café!
Numerous measures are in place to ensure staff and visitor safety and reflect guidance from appropriate government agencies and health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including required physical distancing, signage to manage visitor flow and expectations, and required face coverings when physical distancing is not possible.
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Discover the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories through watercolors or roll up your sleeves to help tend the vegetables and flowers. Find your way through towering stalks of corn by answering history clues in the new 2020 Heroic Corn Maze design from 12:00-4:00 pm!
North Country History Day—The National History Day® program provides homeschool families with an excellent opportunity for project-based learning. Students create projects based on an annual theme and compete at the regional, state, and national level.
Fort Ticonderoga coordinates North Country History Day for students is Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, and Warren counties in New York State. Homeschool students who reside in these six counties are invited to participate.