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

Hathaway Farm

Hathaway Farm features a huge 12 acre maze, mini maze, play area, and livestock barn. The theme for the maze changes each year. Seasonal activities include a moonlight challenge and pumpkin picking.

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 VERMONT
TEL - 802-775-2624

Norman Rockwell Museum of VT

Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont has a nationally recognized collection of Norman Rockwell’s art that commemorates Norman Rockwell’s Vermont years and the entire span and diversity of his career.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-773-6095

Wonderfeet Kids Museum

The exhibits at Wonderfeet Kids Museum foster curiosity and exploration, inspire creativity and engage the imagination through play.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VERMONT
TEL - 802-282-2678

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