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SCHOOL

Students can travel back in time to experience what life was like in a late-19th century prairie town. Rather than simply reading about it in a textbook, students will watch history come alive and have an opportunity to participate in interactive living history exhibits and shows at the park— a replica of Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s. Pan for gold, learn how to spin a lasso, or visit the barnyard animals. Hop aboard the train to Outlaw Territory or mosey on over to the Wells Fargo Stagecoach and take a ride around the entire town! Younger cowpokes can ride a pony!

Wild West City has an extensive collection of authentic period memorabilia, with many Main Street buildings loaded with antiques including Native American art and artifacts. Students can visit circa-1890 jail cells, learn about late 19th-century farming tools, period dressmaking, and more. Visit and talk with the many knowledgeable townsfolk portraying early Western life as historic figures or tradespeople. Learn survival skills from the mountain man. Take a school lesson in the one room school house or head on over to the Chuck Wagon to see what’s cookin’! (Refreshments and picnic areas are available.)

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Animals, Geology, American Frontier, American History, Historic Figures, Living History.

contact info
Name: Office Administrator.
Phone: 973-347-8901
Email: info@wildwestcity.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min.; no max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email, Fax, Mail. Food Options: Can be added to package; Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Food, Snacks, Beverages, Vegetarian. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No

About This Venue

Wild West City

Hit the trail to Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s! Wild West City features cowboys, galloping horses, smilin’ staff, and a town chock-full of history will afford you a time you are not likely to forget. With 22 different live-action shows, audience participation, stagecoach, train and pony rides, special events, museum-quality exhibits, and a whole lot more, there’s always something going down on Main Street in the Wild West.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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Amusement Park Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Which horses on a carousel move the fastest: the ones on the inside or the ones on the outside? Does a roller coaster have an engine? How does the car stay on the track when it goes upside down around a loop? Which passenger travels the farthest on the pirate ship ride―one seated in the center or one seated on the end? Amusement park rides can give a fun glimpse into the physics needed to make them work. You’ll find physics can be pretty amusing!

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SCOUTS

Groups will enjoy living history demonstrations, museums, the barnyard zoo, panning for gold, pony rides, and riding the train and stagecoach. Spend some time visiting and talking to the many townsfolk portraying early western life as historic figures or trades people. Refreshments and picnic areas are available. Reservations for groups required.

supports scout badges in:
Science, Social Studies, animal science, Indian lore, wilderness survival, pioneering. Other options are also available.

topics covered:
Animals, Geology, American Frontier, American History, Historic Figures, Living History.

contact info
Name: Office Administrator.
Phone: 973-347-8901
Email: info@wildwestcity.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min.; no max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email, Fax, Mail. Food Options: Can be added to package; Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Food, Snacks, Beverages, Vegetarian. Cost: Fee

About This Venue

Wild West City

Hit the trail to Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s! Wild West City features cowboys, galloping horses, smilin’ staff, and a town chock-full of history will afford you a time you are not likely to forget. With 22 different live-action shows, audience participation, stagecoach, train and pony rides, special events, museum-quality exhibits, and a whole lot more, there’s always something going down on Main Street in the Wild West.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Amusement Park Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Which horses on a carousel move the fastest: the ones on the inside or the ones on the outside? Does a roller coaster have an engine? How does the car stay on the track when it goes upside down around a loop? Which passenger travels the farthest on the pirate ship ride―one seated in the center or one seated on the end? Amusement park rides can give a fun glimpse into the physics needed to make them work. You’ll find physics can be pretty amusing!

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HOMESCHOOL

Groups will enjoy living history demonstrations, museums, the barnyard zoo, panning for gold, pony rides, and riding the train and stagecoach. Spend some time visiting and talking to the many townsfolk portraying early western life as historic figures or trades people. Refreshments and picnic areas are available. Guided educational programs can emphasize historic figures in American history or even follow the Oregon Trail! Reservations for groups required.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Social Studies.

topics covered:
Animals, Geology, American Frontier, American History, Historic Figures, Living History.

contact info
Name: Office Administrator.
Phone: 973-347-8901
Email: info@wildwestcity.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min.; no max. Program Type: ay Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email, Fax, Mail. Food Options: Can be added to package; Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available, Food, Snacks, Beverages, Vegetarian. Cost: Fee

About This Venue

Wild West City

Hit the trail to Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s! Wild West City features cowboys, galloping horses, smilin’ staff, and a town chock-full of history will afford you a time you are not likely to forget. With 22 different live-action shows, audience participation, stagecoach, train and pony rides, special events, museum-quality exhibits, and a whole lot more, there’s always something going down on Main Street in the Wild West.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Amusement Park Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Which horses on a carousel move the fastest: the ones on the inside or the ones on the outside? Does a roller coaster have an engine? How does the car stay on the track when it goes upside down around a loop? Which passenger travels the farthest on the pirate ship ride―one seated in the center or one seated on the end? Amusement park rides can give a fun glimpse into the physics needed to make them work. You’ll find physics can be pretty amusing!

View Lesson Plan>>

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