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In February 2023, to help plan curriculum focused field trips, school assembly/outreach programs and virtual programs, these February themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. Monthly Celebrations: Black History Month, Library Lovers Month, National Bird Feeding Month. Day Celebrations: Feb 1: Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week. Feb 2: Ground Hog Day. Feb 7: Periodic Table Day. Feb 8: Boy Scout Day. Kite Flying Day. Feb 9: Opera Day. Feb 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science. National Inventors Day. Feb 12: Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. Feb 15: Susan B Anthony Day. Feb 16: World Anthropology Day. Feb 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day. Feb 20: Presidents’ Day. Feb 22: George Washington’s Birthday. Feb 25: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out the Virtual Field Trips section or Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.

Cathedral Caverns State Park

Bring your family or group to see Alabama’s “coolest” underground adventure. See the beauty of stalagmite formations and listen to the sounds of water as mystery river crosses the caverns.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Woodville
TEL - 256-728-8193
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is the state of Alabama’s marine research and education center, located on the eastern tip of Dauphin Island, a barrier island in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Today, there’s a hands-on learning experience for every age to learn about our world’s ocean.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Dauphin Island
OUTREACH
VIRTUAL
TEL - 251-861-2141
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Flight Works Alabama

At Flight Works Alabama, we teach – How Things Fly. Learn about the history of aviation, aircraft design and assembly, and careers in the industry. Visits will interact with over 40 hands-on learning exhibits.

GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Mobile
TEL - 251-512-2320
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The Fun Boats Dolphin Cruises & SeaLife Experience

At the Fun Boats Dolphin Cruises & SeaLife Experience, come join us on our 2 hour dolphin cruise as we cruise our beautiful local waters to find our dolphin friends.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Gulf Shores
TEL - 251-971-1893
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Vulcan Park and Museum

The Vulcan Park and Museum brings the  story of Vulcan and Birmingham’s rich history  reflecting its roots in the iron and steel industry thru tours, interactive exhibits and tower tours.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Early Childhood PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Birmingham
TEL - 205-203-4825
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2211 Ultimate Play Zone

2211 The Ultimate Play Zone is a family entertainment center that features rollerskating and inflatables.  Rollerskating burns more calories and is heart healthier than riding a bike. We offer great music, food, staff, plenty of laughs and sweet memories.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Montgomery
TEL - 334-593-7180

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center specialize in teaching about the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and Alabama’s incredible biodiversity. The Resource Center has an exhibit hall, learning center, theater, nature trails and boat tours.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Spanish Fort
TEL - 251-625-0814

Alabama Constitution Hall Historic Park & Museum

Alabama Constitution Hall Park’s tours focuses on Alabama statehood. See demonstrations of how people lived in the past. Combine with a visit to the Complex’s – the Depot & Museum and EarlyWorks Children’s Museum.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Days Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Huntsville
TEL - 256-564-8100

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, on over 7 1/2 acres, has over 199 species, 31 sub-species, and haven to 8 endangered species. Learn first-hand about the “bio-diversity” of Planet Earth?

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEL - 251- 256-7008
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Alabama school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Alabama Museums.

Alabama Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Alabama Art Museums, Science Museums, History Museums, Multicultural Museums and Children’s Museums offers educational experiences that support classroom curriculum and scout badge achievement. Beside museums, you can search for other learning experiences at Botanical Gardens, Planetariums, Living History Programs, STEM & STEAM, Planetariums, Farms, Zoos and Aquariums, Theaters and Concerts, Service Learning and more.

Can’t go on a field trip to a museum, your students, scouts, and families can still experience these fun enriching experience by scheduling a Museum Virtual Field Trip anywhere and at anytime.

Want the fun to come to you- book a School Assembly Programs, Outreach Field Trips or Residency at your school, homeschool association or scout council. They support and enhance a school’s curriculum, offers opportunities for scout badge achievement and enriches a camp program. There are mobile museum exhibits, traveling planetariums and classroom and grade level workshops and residencies.

To help fund field trips, virtual programs and school assembly programs visit our section on Grants and Fundraising Programs.

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