Members of the Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR, are passionate about educating the youth of America and contributing to schools and student programs in a variety of ways, including:

  • Providing grants and awards to outstanding teachers and students.

  • Promoting education and citizenship through youth programs such as Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.), DAR Good Citizens, and Junior American Citizens (JAC).

  • Supporting Kate Duncan Smith DAR School through chapter and member donations.​

  • Providing funds to Bacone College, an American Indian school in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

  • Sponsoring American History essay contests for youth in grades five through eight and high school.

The Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR, has a partnership with Williamsburg/James City County Schools (WJCC).  Our Community Classroom Committee has created 18 citizenship videos used in 43 first-grade classrooms with over 950 students. In addition, we supply materials to advance student learning, including "Sunshine Boxes," and in 2021, we donated Virginia Commonwealth flags to every WJCC first-grade classroom.

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The Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR, encourages public, private, and home school students to participate in the annual Junior American Citizens Art and Creative Writing Contest.   In 2021, 244 students submitted entries.

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Each year, the chapter donates books to local public and private school libraries.

Our annual $500 Teacher Mini-Grant was awarded in December 2021 to a teacher at J. Blaine Blayton Elementary School.

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