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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.

Forest Resource Education Center

At the Forest Resource Education Center maintains eight miles of trails for self-guided learning, visitors can explore outdoor learning stations, forest ecology, forest products, swamp life, and more.

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, Camp NEW JERSEY
Jackson
Shore Region
TEL - 732-928-2360.
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iPlay America

iPlay America is a massive, innovative, state-of-the-art indoor theme park and entertainment center offering nearly 4 acres of safe and exciting indoor fun year-round.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW JERSEY
Freehold
Shore Region
TEL - 732-577-8200
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Jenkinson’s Aquarium & Boardwalk

Fun and learning come together at Jenkinson’s Aquarium & Boardwalk that offers group packages and rates for all its facilities, including miniature golf, funhouse, ropes course, and amusement park rides.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW JERSEY
Point Pleasant Beach
Shore Region
TEL - 732-892-0600
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Brookdale Ocean Institute

Brookdale Community College’s Brookdale Ocean Institute offers tours and programs at their Marine Science Lab at Fort Hancock, trailer at Horseshoe Cove and and a visit to the historic Twin Lights Lighthouse, which offers a sweeping view of Sandy Hook. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Sandy Hook
Shore Region
TEL - 732-796-5464

East Point Lighthouse

The East Point Lighthouse was built in 1849 and used until it was decommissioned during World War ll. It has recently been completely renovated and is once again an active navigational aid as well as a museum.  

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Heislerville
Shore Region
TEL - 856-785-0349

Historic Longstreet Farm

Historic Longstreet Farm shows life in rural Monmouth County in the 1890s, including costumed interpreters who present activities of the period. Interpreters show both daily and seasonal agricultural and domestic activities.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Holmdel
Shore Region
TEL - 732-946-3758

InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum

The Information Age Science and History Museum and Learning Center is to preserve, educate, and honor scientific innovation and history to inspire new generations of thinkers and visionaries. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Shore Region
Wall
TEL - 732-280-3000

New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium offers educational programs that teach key marine and coastal scientific concepts using outdoor activities and hands-on fieldwork. Groups can learn about Sandy Hook Bay, the beach & natural resources. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp NEW JERSEY
Highlands
Shore Region
TEL - 732-872-1300

Ocean County Soil Conservation District

Ocean County Soil Conservation District offers environmental science programs for groups of all ages. Youth groups will have several opportunities to get hands-on with nature while learning about conservation through the district’s programs.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW JERSEY
Forker River
Shore Region
TEL - 609-971-7002 ext. 114
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