Rock Castle Field Trip Opportunities

Interested in bringing your students, campers, or kids to Rock Castle? Check out our field trip activities below, and call (615) 824-0502 for more information and to set up your Rock Castle Field Trip today! Field trip packages require a minimum of 10 students. 

Field trips are $5 per person and teachers are free. To book a Field Trip, contact Jess Gilbert at

House Tour

Explore the historic Rock Castle house. Home of General Daniel Smith . Learn about his life, his family and his adventures on the Tennessee State frontier.

Cipher Secrets

Invented by Thomas Jefferson, use this device to decipher the secret messages. Spinning the letters will bring you closer to the answer.

Discovery Box

Dig through the sand and treasure hunt in he Discovery Box. Unearth some interesting 18th century items and learn their use and history.

Toys and Games

Fun and activities 18th century style. No batteries or electricity needed. This activity explores toys and games commonly enjoyed by children of the federal period.

Quill Pen Writing

Take up you feather... I mean... Your quill pen and practice the art of penmanship. Learn it, write it, trace it and then try it out free style.

*Disclaimer: Please be aware house tours included in the field trip packages are abbreviated. Any requests for changes or adjustments to programs must be made in writing before the date of your scheduled visit and may or may not be honored.