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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of "Virtual Field Trips" on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in New Jersey or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

Etsch Farms

Fun attractions at Etsch Farms include friendly farm animals, pumpkin picking, and 8-acre corn maze. Field trips teach the ins-and-outs of agriculture with interactive STEM lessons.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Monroe Township
TEL - 732-794-6785
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Fort Lee Historic Park

A 33-acre cliff top park on the Palisades, the Fort Lee Historic Park features a Visitor Center and a reconstructed Revolutionary War encampment. These facilities are used in the park’s history programs and reenactments.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School NEW JERSEY
Fort Lee
Gateway Region
TEL - 201-461-1776
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George Segal Gallery

The George Segal Gallery serves as the world’s only exhibition space named after the 20th century artist. In addition to Segal’s work, the Gallery is home to a growing permanent collection of modern and contemporary art.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Montclair
TEL - 973-655-3382
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New Jersey Performing Arts Center

New Jersey Performing Arts Center offers curriculum-driven programs that are designed to give you and your students opportunities to create, collaborate, and connect.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Newark
TEL - 973-353-7058
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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs at theater and performing arts centers throughout the state. Each year, the Orchestra brings musical magic to youth groups throughout the state through its regular performances, in-school ensemble programs, and outreach.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Newark
TEL - 973-624-3713.
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Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Reeves-Reed Arboretum includes 6 acres of natural woodlands and gardens, both historic and new. View 19th- and 20th-century gardens; historic exhibits, outdoor sculpture, and educational field trips, and seasonal activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Summit
TEL - 908-273-8787.
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State Theatre New Jersey

State Theatre New Jersey hosts performances by national and international performing artists in a variety of formats. Featuring a full Broadway season, orchestra concerts, film screenings, ballet, dance, comedy, children’s literature, and much more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
New Brunswick
TEL - 732-246-7469
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Tenafly Nature Center

A 400-acre preserve, the Tenafly Nature Center is a great place for learning about and watching nature; with many natural areas for birdwatching, exhibits like the Butterfly House, and Pfister’s Pond.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Early Childhood PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Tenafly
TEL - 201-568-6093
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Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

As the state’s largest contemporary art institution, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey hosts work by local and national artists. Past exhibits have featured illustration, collage, mixed media, painting, installation art, and other media.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Gateway Region
Summit
TEL - 908-273-9121
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