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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of Ohio field trips for elementary school students thru high school students, camp groups, homeschool groups and scout troops for day field trips, overnight field trips and youth retreats. Learn about Ohio’s museums, zoos and aquariums, botanic gardens, nature centers, historic sites, amusement parks, recreation, performing arts and more, CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out the Virtual Field Trips section or Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.

AHA! A Hands-On Adventure

AHA! A Hands-On Adventure features an indoor play park with 60+ interactive exhibits for children, an outdoor nature playscape, and STEAM programming.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Lancaster
TEL - 740-653-1010

Akron Art Museum

Investigate, explore, debate, and discover original works on a trip to the AAM accredited Akron Art Museum! Try the museum’s virtual activities for all ages.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Akron
VIRTUAL

Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM)

Tours at Oberlin College’s AMAM incorporate Visual Thinking Strategies and close examination of art. The museum is AAM accredited. View its virtual resources.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Oberlin
VIRTUAL
TEL - 440-775-8665

Beck Center for the Arts

Field Trips at the Beck Center incorporate different art forms and hands-on experiences in visual arts, theater, music, and dance. It is committed to creating unique art experiences with performances, education opportunities, community outreach programs, and free art exhibitions.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Lakewood
TEL - 216-521-2540

Butler Institute of American Art

Come face-to-face with a premier collection of American art that spans the past 300 years. Tours at the Butler traverse American history through the work of the nation’s renowned artists.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool OHIO
Youngstown
TEL - 330-743-1107

Canton Museum of Art (CMA)

Groups can engage with the art on view at the AAM accredited CMA through educator-led tours and studio art workshops. Check out CMA From Home to look at the collection and explore some activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, 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 OHIO
Canton
VIRTUAL

Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM)

The AAM accredited Cincinnati Art Museum offers a variety of STEAM-centered educational programs that let groups explore the collection. Experience the museum virtually with CAM Connect. Teacher resources.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Cincinnati
TEL - 513-721-2787

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is the sixth-oldest zoo in the United States. The zoo houses over 500 animals and 3,000 plant species. Offers In-person and Virtual Botanical Gardens and Zoo Field Trips.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Virtual COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Cincinnati
OUTREACH
VIRTUAL
TEL - 513-281-4700

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden operated by Holden Forests & Gardens is an educational oasis where students, scouts and campers can explore plants, ecosystems, and more. Check out their online activities and worksheets.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family OHIO
Cleveland
VIRTUAL
TEL - 216-721-1600
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Ohio school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Ohio Museums.

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