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 Montpelier. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below to learn about these types of field trips.

North Branch Nature Center

The North Branch Nature Center is a 28-acre preserve of forest and fields, connecting visitors to the natural world. Explore the secrets of the warblers and willow, to hike, ski and swim.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-229-6206
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Vermont History Museum

The Vermont History Museum has a 50-foot mural Salute to Vermont, exhibits on three-and-a-half centuries of Vermont history, from Samuel de Champlain’s arrival in the Champlain Valley in 1609 to the development of Vermont’s ski industry in the late 1950s.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-828-2291

Vermont State House

The Vermont State House is one of the oldest and best preserved state capitols in the United States. Visit the House and Senate chambers which are the oldest active legislative halls in the United States.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-828-2228

About us (formerly and offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Montpelier—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Montpelier 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 Montpelier art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
    Find Montpelier class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
    View Montpelier history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
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    Find Montpelier aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
    Find Montpelier 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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