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Field Trips

This February, take a field trip that celebrates special events like Black History Month, American Heart Month, National Freedom Day, National Stop Bullying Day, and Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. To explore these themes, use the ACTIVITY filter below and search under Multicultural & Heritage; Life Skills; Science Museums & Exhibits; History Museums, Exhibits & Sites; Government, Civics & Presidents; and more! Plan for March>>

Amish Farm and House

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Living History GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 717-394-6185 Read More

Dutch Wonderland

ACTIVITY - Amusement Parks & Recreation, Amusement Parks & Water Parks GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 866-386-2839 Read More

First National Bank Museum

ACTIVITY - Business & Economics GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, Columbia, LancasterTEL - 717-684-8864 Read More

Go ‘N Bananas Family Fun Center

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents, Team Building, Indoor Amusement & Recreation Centers, Laser Tag GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 717-287-5000 Read More

Leisure Bowling & Golf Center

ACTIVITY - Bowling, Indoor Amusement & Recreation Centers, Sports/Games/Fitness GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 717-392-2121 Read More

North Museum of Nature and Science

ACTIVITY - Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 717-358-3941 Read More

South Mountain YMCA Camps

ACTIVITY - Archaeology/Paleontology, Team Building, Overnights & Retreats, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, Lancaster, ReinholdsTEL - 610-670-2267 Read More

Wolf Sanctuary of PA

ACTIVITY - Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates GRADE LEVEL - All Grades, Elementary School, Middle School, High School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, Lancaster, LititzTEL - 717-626-4617 Read More

Ephrata Cloister

ACTIVITY - Living History GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, LancasterTEL - 717-733-6600

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