Harrisburg
Field Trips

Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, offers field trips for school, scout, homeschool, and camp groups that celebrates the area’s natural, cultural and industrial heritage.

Challenge Family Fun Center

ACTIVITY - Indoor Amusement & Recreation Centers, Sports/Games/Fitness GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 717-566-6322 Read More

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) PA Location

ACTIVITY - Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School, College COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 800-445-5572 Read More

Governor’s Residence

ACTIVITY - Government & Civics GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 717-787-1192 Read More

Pennsylvania State Capitol

ACTIVITY - Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 800-868-7672 Read More

Whitaker Center for Science & The Arts

ACTIVITY - Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, All Grades COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 717-214-2787 Read More

Curiosity Connection

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 717-787-4980

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

ACTIVITY - Planetariums & Astronomy, Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, HarrisburgTEL - 717-787-4980

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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 Harrisburg—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find Harrisburg class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View Harrisburg history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
    Find Harrisburg team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find Harrisburg aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Harrisburg 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 expHarrisburgnce 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 expHarrisburgnce. 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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