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Planning for summer field trips for camp groups, scout groups or summer school groups, you can combine summer fun into an educational experience. Our lesson plans can help camp counselors, with no teaching experience, turn a recreational field trip into an educational experience for Amusement Parks, Baseball Games, Bowling, Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Ice & Roller Skating, Trampoline Parks and Waterparks. Visit the Lesson Plan section https://fieldtripdirectory.com/field-trip-lesson-plans to help enrich your field trips. For field trips to Aquariums, Botanical Gardens, Living History Sites and Museums ask if they have educational guided tours and hands-on activities. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for activity type of field trips to learn about.  

Newfields- A Place for Nature and the Arts

Newfields, as the Indianapolis Museum of Art has grown to become an internationally renowned museum that focuses on combining art with nature. Offers educational gallery tours that incorporate Visual Thinking Strategies and hands-on art making.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool INDIANA
Central Region
Indianapolis
VIRTUAL
TEL - 317-923-1331
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Academy of Hoosier Heritage

Housed within the historic First Mooresville High School Building, the Academy of Hoosier Heritage exhibits the local history of Mooresville and Morgan County.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool INDIANA
Central Region
Mooresville
TEL - 317-474-8866

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Explore an ancient Indiana metropolis at the AAM accredited Angel Mounds State Historic Site. Learn about the 1000-year-old Mississippian civilization through archaeological discoveries.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool INDIANA
Evansville
South Region
TEL - 812-853-3956

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

The AAM accredited Automobile Museum features over 120 cars on exhibit—everything from classic to Indiana-built cars. Explore racing and engineering-themed exhibits and more.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tour COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool INDIANA
Auburn
North Region
TEL - 260-925-1444

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Programs at the AAM accredited Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site detail the history of the Harrison family, including a home tour. Explore the site’s virtual learning resources.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool, Family INDIANA
Central Region
Indianapolis
TEL - 317-631-1888

Carmel Clay Historical Society

The Carmel Clay Historical Society hosts hands-on, Carmel history field trips at the Monon Depot Museum. Learn about local history with virtual presentations and videos.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool INDIANA
Carmel
Central Region
VIRTUAL
TEL - 317-846-7117

Carnegie Center for Art and History

Spark curiosity and creativity with hands-on activities by the Carnegie Center for Art and History’s educators. Also check out the Center’s virtual and outreach programs for school, scout and homeschool groups.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool INDIANA
New Albany
South Region
OUTREACH
VIRTUAL
TEL - 812-944-7336

Clegg Garden

Overlooking scenic Wildcat Creek, Clegg Garden features a rare gravel hill prairie ecosystem and is designated a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Young children will enjoy the natural play area.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA
Central Region
Lafayette
TEL - 765-423-1605

Conner Prairie

A Smithsonian affiliate and AAM accredited, Conner Prairie is one of the most visited outdoor museums in the country. Experience nature, colonial times, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Special Needs GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA
Central Region
Fishers
TEL - 317-776-6000

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

Learn how Indiana was transformed from a territorial outpost to a functioning modern state—from Corydon’s colorful beginnings to today—at the Corydon Capitol State Historic Site.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool INDIANA
Corydon
South Region
TEL - 812-738-4890

Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

Culbertson Mansion stands as an example of the tastes, ideas, and lifestyles of the late 1800s. The Mansion was once home to renowned philanthropist, William Culbertson.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool INDIANA
New Albany
South Region
TEL - 812-944-9600

David Owsley Museum of Art

The AAM accredited David Owsley Museum of Art holds ancient through modern; African, Asian, Pacific, and American; and decorative arts. View the museum’s virtual resources.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activties COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool INDIANA
Central Region
Muncie
VIRTUAL
TEL - 765-285-5242
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Indiana school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Indiana Museums.

Indiana Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Indiana 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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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Indiana school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Indiana Museums.

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