Field Trips

The is a resource for field trips for students, camp groups, homeschool groups and scout troops for day field trips, overnight field trips and youth retreats. Learn about Vermont’s museums, zoos and aquariums, botanic gardens, nature centers, historic sites, amusement parks, recreation, performing arts and more in Barre. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below to learn about these types of field trips.

Barre Opera House

The historic Barre Opera House is central Vermont’s premier performing arts facility! The Opera House hosts from local performers and internationally renowned entertainers each year. Student matinees are offered.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-476-8188

Vermont Granite Museum

The Vermont Granite Museum exhibits a living tradition of heritage, craft, and culture. The Museum creates stimulating, interactive environments for learning about the geology, technology, history, and art of Vermont’s unique granite heritage.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-476-4605

About us (formerly and offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Barre—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Barre 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:

    Find Barre art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
    Find Barre class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
    View Barre history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
    Find Barre team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
    Find Barre aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
    Find Barre 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 Washington, DC, trips to Chicago, trips to Atlanta, 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. can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at

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