Field Trips and Immersive Programs

Field Trips/Site Visits

Your group of 12 or more students are welcome to discover the natural beauty and living history offered within many Mackinac State Historic Parks sites. It’s all here for you and your group to experience, enjoy and learn and for reduced admission.

Group Admission Rates

Mackinac Associates, a friends group, offers scholarship funds for schools visiting Mackinac State Historic Parks sites. The grants can be used for transportation and/or admission to the parks.

Grant Application Guidelines

Grant Application Forms

All groups must prearrange their visit. We are happy to help put together an itinerary. Contact Special Events Coordinator for more information on your group tour.

Further information on lesson plans and on-site activities for your visit.

Immersive Programs

Available in the spring at Fort Mackinac and Colonial Michilimackinac, you can have your students delve deeper into history with these hands-on experiences! Special fees and booking apply.

Fort Mackinac Military Muster – Mackinac Island evening program

History Nights at Colonial Michilimackinac – Mackinaw City overnight program

Michigan GLCEs and how Mackinac State Historic Parks programs fit in.  NOTE:  We are currently updating the curriculum pages to the new Science and C3 Social Studies Standards for Michigan.