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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island’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.

Abrams Animal Farm

Abrams Animal Farm and its petting zoo offer an array of exotic animals including camels, llamas, sheep, goats and emus.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Block Island
TEL - 401-466-5524

Adam's Berry Farm

Adam’s Farm is a family run with everything you need to for the fall season. Enjoy the largest selection of pumpkins around, apples, corn, free corn maze and hay maze for children. Visit many friendly farm animals.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Cumberland
TEL - 401-714-4425

Adventureland of Narragansett

Adventureland of Narragansett. The park features mini golf, bumper boats, go karts, bankshot, a carousel, batting cages, an arcade pavilion, and more. The Extreme Air Jumps offer extreme jumping for most ages and abilities.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Free, Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Narragansett
TEL - 401-789-0030

Atlantic Beach Park

At the Atlantic Beach Park, groups can enjoy the park’s main attraction, the Herschell-Spillman Carousel, children’s amusement rides and an arcade. Take a spin on the bumper cars, monkey barrels, the Himalaya ride, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Westerly
TEL - 401-322-0504

Audrain Automobile Museum

Audrain Automobile Museum celebrates the Machine Age, when art and automobiles came together. The Museum displays automobiles from 1899 to modern day.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Newport
TEL - 401-856-4420

Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium

The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is a natural history museum and aquarium offering many natural wonders to explore.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Bristol
TEL - 401-949-5454 ext. 3118

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association

Located on the southernmost tip of Jamestown, the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum features a collection of information, artifacts, and conversations about the history and site of the third-oldest lighthouse in North America.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Jamestown
TEL - 401-423-3270

Biomes Marine Biology Center

With over 80 exhibits featuring more than 100 different species of locally-collected marine life, the Biomes Marine Biology Center is the largest privately-owned aquarium in Rhode Island.  

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
North Kingstown
TEL - 401-885-4690

Blackstone Valley Explorer

Blackstone Valley Explorer will guide you on a guided boat excursion to uncover the splendid places of the Blackstone River and its tributaries.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool RHODE ISLAND
Pawtucket
TEL - 401-724-2200
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Rhode Island school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Rhode Island Museums.

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

 

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