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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 York or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

African American Museum of Nassau County

The African American Museum of Nassau County provides an in-depth look at African American culture, art, and tradition, with an emphasis on Long Island.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 516-572-0730
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Bailey Arboretum

The Bailey Arboretum spans 42 beautiful acres and home to the world’s largest Dawn Redwood tree, hundreds of other species of trees, shrubs, and flowers. Discover the outdoors and explore nature as birds migrate, turtles bask on logs, and native flora blooms and bursts with the seasons.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 516-801-1458
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Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Bayard Cutting Arboretum consists of a collection of fir, spruce, pine, cypress, hemlock, yew and other lesser known conifers. Contained within the collection are several trees which, regionally, are the largest of their species. There are opportunities to observe a broad range birds and and small wildlife.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 631-581-1002
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BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education

Whether through our challenge courses, investigating Long Island ecology at a local beach or aboard a fishing boat, BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education has programs to meet your curricular needs.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 516-626-1420
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Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve

The Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve offers walking, jogging, hiking and biking trails through natural woodland, meadows, rocky shoreline, and salt marsh.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 631-423-1770
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Clark Botanic Garden

A 12-acre living museum and educational facility, the Clark Botanic Garden will teach visitors about plant life including native wildflowers, conifers, perennials, wetland plant and more.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 516-484-2208
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Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI)

The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI) is dedicated to teaching marine mammal science, environmental science, and conservation.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Overnight Programs COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Long Island
TEL - 631-319-6003
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Cradle of Aviation Museum

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is a state-of-the-art aerospace, science, and technology center that celebrates Long Island, New York’s role in aviation history.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities, Virtual COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Garden City
Long Island
VIRTUAL
TEL - 516-572-4066
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Dave & Buster’s Westbury & Massapequa

Groups will have a blast at Dave & Buster’s Westbury or Massapequa! Start out with a delicious meal in the group-friendly restaurant and then move on to some games—12-lane bowling, shuffleboard, air hockey, and more—in Dave’s Arcade.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Long Island
Massapequa
Westbury
TEL - 516-247-6337
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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 Long Island—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Long Island 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 Long Island art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find Long Island class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View Long Island history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
    Find Long Island team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find Long Island aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Long Island 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.

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