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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of Connecticut field trips for elementary school students thru high school students, camp groups, homeschool groups and scout troops for day field trips, overnight field trips and youth retreats. Learn about Connecticut’s museums, zoos and aquariums, botanic gardens, nature centers, historic sites, amusement parks, recreation, performing arts and more, CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out our 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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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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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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Connecticut Ballet

The Connecticut Ballet performs a variety of masterworks, new works, and great story ballets. Student groups can enjoy the world of ballet as the ballet’s professional dancers bring performances of classics

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
Stamford
TEL - 860-293-1039
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Connecticut Children’s Museum

The Connecticut Children’s Museum features exhibits appropriate for preschool and elementary aged children. The museum’s interactive exhibits cover subjects such as music, language, reading, and art.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
New Haven
TEL - 203-562-5437
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Connecticut College Arboretum

The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a connection with the natural world. Groups can go on a self-guided exploration of the 750-acre Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden, and international tree collection.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
New London
TEL - 860-439-5020
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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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