Student Programs

Battleship Summer Camp

This summer, experience three days of history, fun, and great hands-on activities! At Battleship Camp, your children explore all aspects of Battleship Texas. They will discover what it might have been like to live and work as a crew member aboard the Texas.

Field Trips

Kids on a ship tour.Take your stu­dents on a journey to ex­pe­ri­ence life on Battle­ship Texas. We offer three options for school groups.

Battleship Texas Self-Guided Tour (one hour)

Explore Texas' Main Deck, Second Deck and Superstructure where students can maneuver the ship's guns and walk in the footsteps of her crew. Make reservations in advance to get free admission for your group.

Battleship Texas Guided Tour (one hour)

Discover the history and daily life on board the Battleship Texas with a certified park interpreter. We offer guided tours Wednesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Space is limited. Reservations are required.

Battleship TEXAS Deck Activity Package (one hour)

Take an in-depth look at topics relating to the ship and World War II. These hands-on, themed presentations include a program and a brief introduction to the ship. Activities depend on the age level of the group and may include topics such as the WWII home front, communication, and crew life. The ship’s interpreter will work with you to choose activities based on your group’s age level and size. Reservations are required.

Deck Activity Packages on Battleship Texas are available on Fridays at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., with a maximum of 25 students per time slot.

All participants must be able to read, and the absolute minimum grade level is third grade.

These packages do not include a complete guided tour of the ship.

For more information, contact the ship's interpreter at (281) 479-2431, x271.

Other field trip information

Field Trip Guidelines provide hints and rules for a fun, interactive day.

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site also offers school group tours.

Admission, guided tours, and deck activity packages are free for educational groups, and are by reservation only. Make your reservations today by calling (281) 479-2431, x234.