Education

Teacher Workshops

Workshops and seminars for teachers feature guest speakers from across the United States. Unless otherwise noted, programs fulfill ACT 48 credits for Pennsylvania teachers.

Student Internships

The Army Heritage Center Foundation offers internships for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. The Foundation tailors internships to meet academic and career goals.

Summer Camps

Soldier Experience Adventure Camp is a hands-on living history experience for students in grades 7-10. The camp is held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center and its outdoor Army Heritage Trail.

Veterans Oral History Program

The Veterans Oral History Program supports intergenerational communication. High school students conduct and record oral history interviews with Veterans to preserve their memories of service in historical archives. The program meets Pennsylvania academic standards.

National History Day in PA

National History Day is a year-long academic program focused on historical research, interpretation, and creative expression for students in grades 6-12. By participating in National History Day, students become writers, filmmakers, web designers, playwrights, and artists as they create unique contemporary expressions of history.

Since 2008, the Foundation’s Education Department has managed and hosted National History Day in PA. Held as a statewide contest, students research a historical topic, develop a thesis, and create a project to present their research. Regional contests serve as qualifying events for the statewide contest. National History Day in PA contest winners are selected to attend a national competition held annually at the University of Maryland at College Park.

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