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To help plan JUNE enriching focused activities, field trips or end of the school year celebrations, these June themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. MONTHLY CELEBRATIONS: African-American Music Appreciation. Camping Month. Effective Communication. Great Outdoors. Gun Violence Awareness. Immigrant Heritage. LGBTQ+ Pride. National Pollinators. National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable. National Safety Month. National Zoo and Aquarium. DAY CELEBRATIONS: June 1- National Say Something Nice Day. June 4 - Seaweed Day. June 6-National Yo-Yo Day. June 7 - Daniel Boone Day. June 8 - World Oceans. June 14 - Flag Day. June 16 - World Sea Turtle Day. June 19 - Juneteenth. June 29 - National American Eagle. June 21 - Summer Solstice. June 22 - World Rainforest Day. June 26 - Forgiveness Day. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for activity type of field trips to learn about.  

Blue Heron Nature Center

The Blue Heron Nature Center and its 10-acre green space includes a butterfly garden, picnic area, outdoor classroom, observation decks and a 4,200-square-foot Learning Center.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Ridgeland
TEL - 843-726-7611
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Blue Wave Adventures

Blue Wave Adventures is the original, most experienced, intimate and eco-friendly dolphin encounter along the South Carolina Coast offering an unmatched level of service and knowledge.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Murrells Inlet
TEL - 843-651-3676
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Caw Caw Interpretive Center

Rich in natural, cultural and historical resources, the Ravenel Caw Caw Interpretive Center offers a journey into the past and discovery of heritage. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Ravenel
TEL - 843-762-8015
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Charles Towne Landing

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site sits on a marshy point, located off the Ashley River, where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolina colony.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-852-4200
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Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum document the city’s history through the Revolutionary and Civil wars, and exotic objects from around the world, including artifacts, fossils, historic crafts, textiles, and silver. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-722-2996
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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

Charleston Outdoor Adventures provides groups with opportunities to enjoy the water, wildlife, and natural wonders of the state. These include 2- and 3-hour marsh tours, by kayak or by paddleboard; boat eco-tours, in the waters surrounding Charleston.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-795-0330
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Charleston Tea Plantation

The Charleston Tea Plantation, home of American Classic Tea, features 127 acres of Camellia Sinensis tea plants, a working Tea Factory, and an educational Trolley Tour that explores the scenic grounds.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-559-0383
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Charleston Water Taxi

Catch the Charleston Water Taxi for all your transportation and sightseeing needs. The water taxi links Mt. Pleasant and historic Downtown Charleston, offering views of dolphins and historic sites.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-330-2989
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Drayton Hall

Come discover Colonial America in Charleston, SC. Constructed in 1738, Drayton Hall is America’s oldest preserved colonial home open to the public.  Programs include, life in Colonial America, US history, and slavery.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
TEL - 843-769-2600
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Eudora Wildlife Safari Park

Eudora Wildlife Safari Park, home to over 300 exotic animals, where groups and families drive through 4 miles to see animals you normally don’t see every day.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family SOUTH CAROLINA
Columbia
Salley
TEL - 803-564-5358
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Fantasy Theatre Factory

Fantasy Theatre Factory is dedicated to creating original and quality educational theatrical programs for children, families, and the public, and to expanding access to these programs to people of all cultures and backgrounds.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Workshops COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
FLORIDA
GEORGIA
OUTREACH
SOUTH CAROLINA
VIRTUAL
TEL - 305-284-8800
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Florence County Museum

This Florence County Museum is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of objects that have significant value to the Florence County community and the Pee Dee region of South Carolina.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool SOUTH CAROLINA
Florence
TEL - 843-676-1200
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for South Carolina school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at South Carolina Museums.

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