At Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center – two of America’s most exciting outdoor classrooms – your students will love discovering the sights and sounds of the 17th and 18th centuries while learning about their nation’s history. And you’ll love the variety of curriculum-based education programs, all taught by trained museum educators and adapted to your grade level. Choose from a variety of Group Programs at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center.
Virginia Outreach Education
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation offers hands-on, inquiry-oriented outreach programs that bring history to life in your Virginia classroom. These programs correlate to Virginia Standards of Learning at elementary, middle and secondary levels and are endorsed by the National Council for the Social Studies.
Take advantage of a variety of Teacher Resources, including curriculum materials, check lists and reservation forms for school groups. Learn more about planning an education group visit to Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center. Download the 2014-15 Education Planner (PDF).
Hands-on history programs for home-educated students will be offered at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center on an advance-reservation basis. Learn more about our homeschool programs. One-hour education programs for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade are followed by a guided tour for participating students and their families of the museums' outdoor interpretive areas -- a Powhatan Indian village, 1600s replica ships, colonial fort and riverfront discovery area at Jamestown Settlement, and Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm at the Yorktown Victory Center. Education programs are taught by trained museum educators and address Virginia and United States history-curriculum objectives. For more information or to register, call (888) 868-7593 toll-free or (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.