For Educators

Fort Dobbs is pleased to offer a variety of educational programming that brings a glimpse of colonial frontier life to the classroom.

Our EDUCATOR'S GUIDE (.pdf) outlines the assortment of programming available for school aged children.

Our EDUCATOR'S PACKET (.pdf) contains a variety of information, worksheets and program descriptions to prepare you for your visit to Fort Dobbs or a visit by Fort Dobbs staff to your school.


As of October 2020, a virtual field trip experience is available! 
A series of videos exploring the history of Fort Dobbs and the lives of the people living on the NC frontiers during the French and Indian War allows students to visit digitally.  For a glimpse of what the series entails, see this video:

Open access to the videos is granted with the one-time purchase of a ticket here:

Educators are requested to email the site manager with the total number of students served at

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