News from the Fort

Thank You for Your Amazing Messages of Thanks!

Thank You for Your Amazing Messages of Thanks!

Thank you for helping us thank the many wonderful docents and volunteers at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) during last month's Docent Appreciation Dinner. Your kind words really helped make this evening a fun and memorable experience for all who attended. As...

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Congratulations on Your Retirement, Steve Beck!

Congratulations on Your Retirement, Steve Beck!

Friends of Sutter's Fort is happy to announce the well-earned retirement of long-time Sutter's Fort SHP Guide, Steve Beck. Since 1997, Steve Beck has worked a variety of positions at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. Steve was the archivist for the Sacramento...

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2019-2020 Educational Programs Still Available

2019-2020 Educational Programs Still Available

There are still plenty of openings for the 2019-2020 Educational Programs at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP)! We highly encourage interested public, private, and home school groups to participate. Don't forget to help us spread the word! Sutter's Fort or Bust...

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Another Year, Another Round of Appreciation!

Another Year, Another Round of Appreciation!

Last month, Friends of Sutter's Fort had the honor of hosting the annual Docent Appreciation Dinner for Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP). This event is one of the many ways we work with California State Parks to commemorate the many amazing people that give so...

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Educational Programs Grant and Fee Waiver

Educational Programs Grant and Fee Waiver

With the help of our generous donors, Friends of Sutter's Fort awarded over $3,000 in grants and fee waivers to schools in 2018-19, providing financial assistance that helped them participate in the Environmental Living (ELP) and Environmental Studies (ESP) programs...

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Docent Spotlight: David Berry

Docent Spotlight: David Berry

David Berry has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 2014 and has volunteered over 2,992 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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Share the Love: Send a Message of Thanks

Share the Love: Send a Message of Thanks

Last year 93 docents and volunteers donated over 13,055 hours of service to at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP). The commitment of these hard-working docents and volunteers helps enrich the experience of over 100,000 guests that visit Sutter's Fort SHP every...

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Letters From the Fans

Letters From the Fans

Every year, students from across the state help transform Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (SHP) into a frontier setting of life, laughter, and excitement. While many of the over 50,000 school children that visit the park annually are here for only a short period of...

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Docent Spotlight: Geri Royer

Docent Spotlight: Geri Royer

Geri Royer has been a docent at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) since 1987 and has volunteered over 12,080 hours of service at the park! Get to know more about your docents and volunteers at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park…

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