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In December to help plan curriculum focused activities, field trips or school assembly/ outreach programs, these December themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. MONTHLY CELEBRATION: National Human Rights Month &.Write a Friend Month. DAILY CELEBRATIONS: Dec. 1: Rosa Parks Day. Dec. 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. World Pollution Prevention Day. Dec. 4: Wildlife Conservation Day. Dec. 5: International Volunteer Day. Dec. 10: Human Rights Day, Nobel Prize Day. Dec. 14: National Energy Conservation Day. Dec. 15: Bill of Rights Day. Dec. 16: Boston Tea Party Day. Dec. 21: Winter Solstice. Dec. 22: Mathematics Day. Dec. 23: Roots 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.

Ally Charter Bus

Ally Charter Bus provides group travel services for groups in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Washington DC.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
MASSACHUSETTS
Boston
PENNSYLVANIA
Philadelphia
TEL - 617-202-9113
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Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center

A 150-acre wildlife sanctuary that provides a home for many species of flora and fauna. It has a visitors center that has indoor and outdoor season activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp CONNECTICUT
Ansonia
TEL - 203-736-1053
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Bounce Town USA

Visit New England’s Largest Indoor Inflatable Adventure Zone Plus Arcade! Inside Bounce Town USA’s colorful walls are home to the largest inflatables the world has ever seen!!

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
Milford
TEL - 203-892-4541 ext. 6
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BUBBLEDAD BUBBLE SHOWS

Bubbledad has brought smiles to tens of thousands of kids from Manhattan to Mumbai with his bubble wizardry-could your students next?! Bubbledad offers science shows for schools, scout councils, camps and libraries and birthday parties. In-Person Performances: Metro NY.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, School, Homeschool, Family CONNECTICUT
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK
Long Island
New York City
OUTREACH
VIRTUAL
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Bushnell Performing Arts Center

Bushnell Performing Arts Center offers learning opportunities in the performing arts.  Their Children’s Theatre offers a variety of educational performances.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Performances. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Camp CONNECTICUT
Hartford
TEL - 860-987-6000
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Bushy Hill Nature Center

On 750 acres, the Bushy Hill Nature Center offers programs including Indigenous Studies, teambuilding, Scout badge projects, environmental studies, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family CONNECTICUT
Ivoryton
OUTREACH
TEL - 860-767-0848 ext 118
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Butler-McCook House & Gardens

The Butler-McCook House & Gardens, built in 1782, served as home to four generations of a family. Come visit and explore American history on tours and hands-on activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
Hartford
TEL - 860-522-1806
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Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Field trips to the Center for Contemporary Printmaking will immerse students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers in various types of fine art printmaking.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
Norwalk
TEL - 203-899-7999
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Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Located in Niantic, the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut features many different interactive exhibits for toddler and preschool-aged children.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
Niantic
TEL - 860-691-1111
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Connecticut school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Connecticut Museums.

Connecticut museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Connecticut has Connecticut art museums, Connecticut science museums, Connecticut history museums, Connecticut  multicultural museums and Connecticut children’s museums. All museums listing on fieldtripdirectory.com offers programs and tours for youth groups and families. Beside museums, you can search for other learning attractions such as 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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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Connecticut school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Connecticut Museums.

Connecticut Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Connecticut 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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