DESTINATIONS

NEW YORK
Field Trips

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.  

FiltersX
Map

5 Wits Syracuse

Explore immersive environments while putting your teamwork to the test at 5 Wits Syracuse! Be in the middle of the action with interactive challenges and puzzles!

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips. Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Central New York Region
Syracuse
TEL - 855-955-9488
Read More

Adventureland

Adventureland has rides for everyone—from Long Island’s only spinning coaster, Turbulence, and water rides like Adventure Falls Log Flume to kiddie rides like the Tea Cups and the Alfie Express.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Farmingdale
Long Island
Suffolk County
TEL - 631-694-6868
Read More

Adventurers Family Amusement Park

Open since 1966, Adventurers Amusement Park, formerly Nellie Bly, is the perfect place to enjoy a fun day for your group field trip or family outing in Brooklyn.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Brooklyn
Kings County
New York City
TEL - 718-975-2748
Read More

American Airpower Museum

Located in a landmarked hangar of the former Republic Aircraft factory, the American Airpower Museum is an ideal setting to introduce grade 6-12 students to the role US military aviation played in during World War II.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
East Farmingdale
Long Island
Suffolk County
TEL - 631-293-6398
Read More

Area 53 NYC

Area 53 NYC- 3 locations – triple the fun. Choose between Adventure Park, Indoor Paintball and Laser Tag. Field Trips and Parties for school, scout, camp0, homeschool groups and family celebrations.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Brooklyn
Kings County
New York City
TEL - 347-305-7448
Read More

Ausable Chasm

Otherwise known as the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks, Ausable Chasm offers groups a wide range of outdoor adventures for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Group Rates GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Ausable Chasm
North Country Region
TEL - 518-834-7454
Read More

Bailiwick Animal Park and Riding Stables

Family owned for over 60 yrs, Bailiwick Animal Park and Riding Stables has an Animal Park with 30 exhibits of domestic & exotic animals. Scenic Mountain trail and pony rides. Also, paintball, camping, birthday parties and a traveling mobile zoo.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnights, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Capital District Region
Catskill
OUTREACH
TEL - 518-678-5665
Read More

Buffalo Boat Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours operates Harbor Queen and Spirit of Buffalo.  Harbor queen is a double decker specializing in History Tours.  Take part in a field trip with hands on nautical science programming aboard the City’s Flagship, Spirit of Buffalo.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Buffalo
Western New York Region
TEL - 716-235-8782
Read More

Camp Herrlich

Camp Wilbur Herrlich operates a dynamic learning and leadership center for all ages by providing positive recreational and outdoor educational programs.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool NEW YORK
Hudson Valley Region
Patterson
TEL - 845-878-6662
Read More

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Experience music, history, horticulture, architecture, and art at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. Take a tour of the historic Rosen House and a lovely stroll through the bucolic gardens.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Hudson Valley Region
Katonah
TEL - 914-232-1252
Read More

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

A one-of-a-kind NYC tradition, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes® brings the joy of Christmas to life in a show for all ages.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Manhattan
New York City
TEL - 212-465-6080
Read More

Christodora, Manice Education Center

At Christodora’s Manice Education Center, nestled on 200 acres of land surrounded by Savoy Mountain State Forest, New York City school groups immerse themselves in outdoor, leadership, and environmental lessons through experiential activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School MASSACHUSETTS
NEW YORK
New York City
TEL - 212-371-5225
Read More
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 38

FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for New York school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at New York Museums.

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

About us

FieldTripDirectory.com (formerly ClassTrips.com and CampDirectorsResources.com) offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in New York—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in New York by by group type, cost, activity/curriculum type, grade level, distance, and venue name or keyword.

Day class trips are divided by curriculum and subject area:

  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
    Find New York art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find New York class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View New York history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
    Find New York team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find New York aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find New York field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.


Overnight field trips include trips to NYC, trips to Boston, trips to Philadelphia, trips to Washington, DC, trips to Chicago, trips to Atlanta, trips to Austin, and other historic cities throughout the US. Retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. FieldTripDirectory.com can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at FieldTripDirectory.com.

...Read more