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Education Field Trips

Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center Field Trip Guide

Inspiring Students / Cultivating Minds

Environmental Education fosters critical thinking, problem solving and student collaboration. Lessons support Next Generation Science Standards (NGSSS) and Common Core Standards.


Programs can be scheduled Monday-Friday. All programs run rain or shine and can be adapted to meet special needs.

Preregistration is required. Fees are:

• Pre-K and K: $150 per session, for up to 18 students (60 minutes per session)

• Grades 1-12: $250 per session, for up to 25 students (90 minutes per session)

• $10/student above the maximum number

•For more information or to schedule a trip email Sarah.


Field Trip Topics

**denotes Reverse Field Trips--These lessons can also be experienced at your school!

Pre-K and Kindergarten


We Need Bees**

Hikes for Tykes  (Not available Dec - Feb)


Grades 1 to 3

Urban Habitats**

What’s the Buzz**

Bee Wise (Available April-November)


Grades 4 to 12

Worm in the City: Urban Recyclers

Our Sustainable City

Life in the Pond: An Ecological Study (2 hours) (Available May-November)


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