People, Plants, and Animals

What plants and animals shared the landscape with the Powhatan Indians and English settlers?

Students use their senses to discover and analyze objects, observe, identify and make simple classifications, and examine how people affected change on the natural resources in the area. For grades 1 to 3.

Program complies with VA Social Studies and Science Standards of Learning. 


“The program was engaging and interactive!  The wolf/deer game was our favorite.” – 1st Grade Elementary Teacher, Williamsburg-James City County Public School.

Program length: 1.5 hours; Rate: A

To book a tour or program, contact reservations:

(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 •

Groups of 15 or more require advance reservations.

Guided tour reservations required at least three business days in advance and are subject to availability. We recommend making tour reservations at least two months in advance for fall and winter trips, and up to four months in advance for trips in the spring.

Reservations are also requested for self-guided groups.

Consult Group Admission Rates,  Field Trip Planning Made Easy and the Teacher Checklist to prepare for your visit.