BRING YOUR CLASS ON A BUCKS COUNTY FIELD TRIP
It's time to forget the classroom and get some hands-on learning, and Bucks County is the place for a field trip your students will never forget! Bucks County is full of opportunities for learning at the same time as offering excitement to keep everyone engaged. From historic to outdoor locations Bucks County is an ideal place for exploration, imagination and education all in one trip.
HANDS ON HISTORY
• Bring the history lesson to at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Learn about George Washington's famous midnight crossing of the Delaware while experiencing everyday life during the Revolution for those who stayed at home. With many fun activities that the kids can try out themselves this is an opportune location for joy and learning.
• Experience Colonial American life at Pennsbury Manor, the reconstructed country home of William Penn. Learn more about Pennsylvania's founder and the early American lifestyle when you tour the manor house and 43-acre estate. Pennsbury Manor offers several student group packages, including the "By the Day" program which includes a tour of the Manor House, chores in the Worker's Cottage, quill pen writing and more.
• Enjoy interactive fun and education at the Bucks County Children's Museum! Students can learn about money, weights, and measures in the town square or dig up history in the artifact dig. With its wide range of interactive exhibits, the Bucks County Children's Museum is the perfect place for early elementary students to learn and explore.
• Be a farmer for a day at Shady Brook Farm. Students can learn about the lifecycle of crops by planting seeds or picking fruit, and your whole class will love a wagon ride around the century-old farm. Don't forget to pack a picnic lunch!
• Escape to the outdoors when you visit the Churchville Nature Center. Venture through the contrasting environments of meadow, marsh, woodland, pond and lake while learning about wildlife and our environment. Churchville Nature Center offers a variety of hands-on and exploratory activities, including their re-created Lenape Native American Village where students learn about the daily lifestyle of the Lenape Indians that once called Bucks County home.
• Experience nature first hand at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve. Learn about the many native wildflowers and plants unique to Bucks County. The preserve offers 134 acres of learning opportunities for students. One-hour guided group tours are available with customizable topics to meet the unique needs of your class.
• Bring students out for a fun-filled day of excitement and education at Sesame Place®. Take a break from lesson-planning and use the provided self-guided educational activity packet full of ideas for before and after a park visit. Preschoolers and elementary students alike will enjoy the exhilarating rides and big water slides with all their favorite furry friends as well as the ALL-NEW Cookie's Monster Land! Escape the classroom into the world of childhood wonder at Sesame Place.