Red, White and Spy

by  International Spy Museum

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Reporting to General George
Washington, students will travel back in time to the summer of 1780.  The
mission: craft a deception operation to divert the planned British attack on
the incoming French fleet.  Their methods: covert communication, invisible
ink, and codes and ciphers.  Integrating primary documents into a live
action mission, students will assist General Washington while American success
in the War hangs in the balance!


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About This Program


Multipoint: $150.00
Multipoint Premium: $150.00
Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $150.00
By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $150.00

Full payment must be received no later than one week prior to the date of the workshop. Accepted forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or checks. The International Spy Museum will NOT accept purchase orders as a form of payment. If you cannot pay until after, the program please let us now one week prior to workshop.

FREE FOR TITLE ONE SCHOOLS: Visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/access-to-spy/title-1-schools/ for more information.


50 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod

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Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Problem Solving, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
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Booking Information

Offered Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm EST. Before or after hours have an additional fee of $100.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations up to 14 days prior to the virtual workshop date are eligible for a full refund. After that, the Museum is unable to issue a refund. If a program must be rescheduled, we require 48 hours notice. If a program must be cancelled due to weather, it can be rescheduled once within the same school year (depending on availability).

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International Spy Museum

Washington, District of Columbia
United States

The International Spy Museum creates compelling exhibitions
and other learning experiences that shed light on the shadow world of espionage
and intelligence, educating and challenging each of us to engage critically
with the complex world around us.


Program Details


1. Discussion about spying and George Washington
2. Memory Challenge
3. Introduction to the situation - summer of 1780 and brits are winning the war
4.. Activities to help the Culper Spy Ring (codes, invisible ink, memory)
5. End mission and answer questions


The participants will:
- use George Washington's code to create a coded message
- learn about sympathetic stain and how it was used during the war
- test their memory skills
- learn about the Culper Spy Ring and their role during the American Revolution