Enjoy an immersive adventure as students of all ages discover North America’s military heritage and gain a deeper understanding of the people, events, and ideals that gave birth to our nation.
Youth groups of any size enjoy a special rate for admission to Fort Ticonderoga including the fort, 10,000 sq. feet of museum exhibitions, living history and historic trades, weapons demonstrations, Mount Defiance, the King’s Garden, heritage breed animals, the Heroic Corn Maze (seasonal), Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, the Log House Welcome Center, the Museum Store, and America’s Fort Cafe. The rate also includes free parking.
Take a Field Trip
Your self-guided student adventure begins when you step into the historic fort. Thrill at dramatic weapons demonstrations, explore museum exhibits and historic trades shops including shoemaking, tailoring, boat building, carpentry, and more! Be sure to meet our friendly heritage breed oxen pastured next to the fort. Ask about self-guided activities to enhance your field trip experience! Contact Fort Ticonderoga Group Sales Manager Ryann Wiktorko to book a field trip!
- To receive the discounted rate, you must have a minimum of 15 people
Specialty Tours AND Programs
In addition to general admission, enhance your experience with one of our unique programs
To Act as One United Body
Become immersed in the daily routine of the Continental soldiers garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga in the weeks after the capture of Fort Ticonderoga by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold in 1775. Students form a platoon of soldiers, learning teamwork and discipline as they undergo a typical day in the life of soldiers. They learn about the training used to prepare soldiers to meet a powerful enemy, what soldiers ate, where they slept, and experience the confusion of battle. Raise your hand in allegiance and your journey will begin!
Learn a Trade
Participate in engaging hands-on programs such as “Artificer’s Apprentice” which explores trades such as tailoring, carpentry, and shoemaking. During the “Maritime Artificer’s Apprentice” program discover the trades of carpentry, sail-making, and rigging.
Lake Champlain Boat Cruises
One of the best ways to explore Ticonderoga’s epic history is from the water. Embark on an unforgettable adventure with a guide on board our 60 ft. Carillon Touring Boat. See sonar readings uncovering underwater archaeology and discover how North America’s history was made on Lake Champlain.
The Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!
Make your way through our 6-acre seasonal corn maze. Be sure to brush up on history so you can answer history clues to find your way through the twists and turns!
We understand that your time at Fort Ticonderoga is precious and limited. We designed “Discovery Kits” with you in mind to enhance the Ticonderoga experience and provide a fun and educational souvenir to take home!
Refuel with Lunch
Discounted boxed lunch options are available from America’s Fort Café for your student youth group visit. Ice cream and other Grab & Go items offers great options for students to refuel and continue their Fort Ticonderoga adventure!
Additional Youth Group Options
Fort Ticonderoga curates each and every group visit! Not seeing what you’re looking for? Contact Ryann Wiktorko, our Group Sales Manager today at (518) 585-1023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to customize your trip!
Spend the Night!
Bring your student or scout group to Fort Ticonderoga for an overnight adventure including immersive living history activities and even sleep within the fort walls!
Visit on Homeschool Day
Friday, September 8, 2023
Fort Ticonderoga invites homeschooling families to experience a special annual program featuring thrilling weapons demonstrations, historic trades, and other adventures across our 2000-acre historic landscape and in our museum.
Visit on Girl Scout Day
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Special guided tours and demonstrations will immerse scouts and adults in Fort Ticonderoga’s layer of epic history. The visit will include historic trades’ shops, where they will learn about the key skills that were essential for keeping an army clothed, fed, and prepared, while connecting with scouting goals.
In Classroom Programs
Bring the Fort Ticonderoga experience and our nation’s founding story into the classroom for your students! Programs engage all levels, meet curriculum goals and can be customized to support classroom goals.
Earn Scout Badges
Earn a unique Discovery Badge by participating in the exciting and immersive program Planting the Tree of Liberty.