Survive Jamestown Island

Jamestown FortWho was John Smith?  Why did the Jamestown Island experiment fail? How was the colony saved?  Join the Watermen’s Museum for a hands-on study of early Virginia history.  Travel with John Smith and see if you can survive Jamestown Island.

Orientation and 3 – 30 Minute Stations:

  1. Why Jamestown Island? / Map
  2. The Jamestown Experiment / Who came? What happened? Why?
  3. Survivor Jamestown Island – low ropes teambuilding course
  4. Jamestown II – The saving of the Colony

Grade level: 4-12

Program Location: Watermen’s Museum

Program Length: 2 hours

Program Cost: $5 per participant

To schedule a program tour at the museum or to receive more information, please call (757) 887-2641 or fill out our Educational Tour Reservation Form.