Howdy and welcome to Surviving The Oregon Trail! Our greatest desire is not only to educate our visitors by providing helpful and free homeschool and teacher resources, but also to come together and build a community of friends and family to help encourage and inspire one another to learn more and share often! We hope you will become a member of our growing community and share the things you learn with all of us! We’d love to have you aboard our wagon train today!

What We Offer

Lesson packs include a dive into American history, geography and survival skills.  Students will learn from reading articles, reviewing maps, watching videos, doing fun activities and more!
From coloring pages to word puzzles to penmanship practice sheets, feel free to explore the wide variety of productive and effective home school materials provided on our site.
We provide a wonderful selection of printable coloring pages, maps, recipes, music videos, articles, puzzles, short stories and poems to help enrich the student’s experience.
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Enjoy our streaming videos of classic tales, songs and dances from the early 18th century.  Other featured videos include homesteading projects, first aid and self-defense.
Members receive additional benefits for their entire family valued beyond the price of an annual membership alone! Special benefits include discounts and freebies from trusted and recommended resources, games, e-books and more.


Dive into our rich history filled with joy and sorrow, triumph and defeat. Learn about the people and places that formed our country into what it is today! Where did all the people come from, and where were they going? Why did the pioneers seek a new land and what happened to the ones who lived there before? Find this out and more!   Browse History


Let us take you on a ride through the wild west and beyond! Learn STRANGE facts and neat landmarks on the journey from Missouri to Oregon. Enjoy hands-on printable activities and fun games to help you expand your understanding and GROW YOUR INTEREST in geography. Check out our new and fun filled Surviving the Oregon Trail studies!  Browse Geography


Have you ever wondered what it might be like for the pioneers of old? How did they travel, how did they survive? What accidents and tragedies did they endure along the way? Where did they find food and water in order to make it to their destination ALIVE? Explore with us not only how they survived but how you too can survive the great unknown!  Browse Survival