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Field Trips

Field Trips

Now booking for Spring/Summer 2019!

A field trip to the museum is ideal for boys and girls clubs, mom’s clubs, child care centers, preschools, grade schools, homeschool groups, special needs classes or groups, and more!

All field trips to the Children’s Museum include a program of your choice with topics ranging from science and engineering to art and robotics. Each program is taught by a trained museum educator and intended to support your classroom curriculum.

Top Reasons to Choose a Field Trip at CMFDL

  • Offers exhibits and programs that make learning interactive and fun
  • Enhances and complements classroom curriculum
  • Incorporates state learning standards
  • Encourages curiosity, creativity and critical thinking
  • Connects students to places and cultures of the world
  • Reaches diverse ages and physical abilities

Booking a Field Trip at CMFDL

Available times:  TuesdayFriday anytime between 9:00 am & 4:00 pm (2 – 3 hours recommended)

Lunch options:  Feel free to bring a snack or lunch to enjoy. To ensure a classroom will be available for lunch, please request at time of booking. We kindly ask that you clean up the space (clear trash, wipe down tables) to the best of your ability after lunch. We’re also within walking distance of Lakeside Park, which is a great spot for a picnic lunch during warmer months.

Pricing:  Field trips receive the discounted group rate. Museum memberships are not valid for group trips.
Chaperones* (1 per every 5 students required): FREE
Additional chaperones (extra adults beyond 1:5 ratio): $6/person
Use of classroom for lunch/snack: $25 per half hour of use

*Teachers are considered chaperones too! If you are unable to fill the 1:5 ratio requirement, an additional charge of $25 each for an assigned staff provided by the museum will apply.

Reserving your field trip:  A $25 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your field trip. This deposit will go towards your final total. 1 week prior to your field trip, your final count of children and adults is due and you will receive your final field trip total. That total is due upon arrival regardless of illness or absences. We accept cash, credit card, and checks.

Call (920) 929-0707 or email to learn more about field trip program options and schedule your group visit today!

For the Field Trip & Chaperone Guide, click here.

In Your Classroom

The Children’s Museum offers wonderful in-classroom programming! Amazon Adventures or an exhibit rental from CMFDL is just the way to add some flair to your room.

How are we doing?

We love to hear feedback from the educators in our community!  To share your thoughts with us, please email