There is tremendous value in physically taking young people into a new environment that could be a window into their future. New experiences can be unfeasible for kids whose families struggle with transportation—they might not often, or ever, be able to engage in new experiences.
Students can begin to picture themselves achieving and contributing to a team when they’re able to see people they know modeling those behaviors. This is especially helpful for young people who may otherwise not see many examples of what that looks like.
Planning a field trip is easy, if you know how to do it. In just 4 minutes, we’ve outlined 3 key steps for planning the perfect field trip!
Apply NOW for a Dater Foundation Field Trip Mini-Grant!
Students gain valuable experiences by participating in educational field trips. Though, we understand every adopter may not be able to afford this kind of experience. Thanks to the ongoing support of the Dater Foundation, Adopt A Class is pleased to provide a mini-grant program to help adopters cover a portion of their field trip costs. Mini-grants up to $250 are available to teams on a first come/first served basis and preference will be given to community groups.
Need Field Trip Ideas? We’ve Got You Covered!
While a field trip to your office is the most ideal and can be the most impactful, sometimes it’s just not possible. For when that is the case, your team can decide to either go to another place OR bring an experiential activity to the classroom. We’ve put together a database of organizations across the region that offer a variety of field trips options. Check it out and work with your teacher to determine the best kind of educational experience you can give your class.