7 Years and Over 50 Field Trips!

Curious to see all the places we’ve been and things we’ve learned?

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  • our newsletter full of interesting tips and tidbits for successful family tours in the Washington DC-Annapolis-Baltimore area!

Everything we do is geared towards making time with your family fun and memorable WITHOUT the stress!

Talk to you soon!

~ Caroline

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2018

 Bureau of Printing and Engraving Tour, Washington, DC, January 29
*watched millions of dollars be printed, cut, and prepared to be official US currency

2017

 Children's Tour of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, November 20

*A Field Trip Club original tour filled with fun, interactive activities for families exploring the Sculpture Garden, West Building, and East Building while solving a mystery!

National Postal Museum Tour, Washington, DC, October 12
*2 separate classes where preschoolers learned about the postal system and helped deliver the mail while 1st-3rd graders figured out how to mail a single potato chip without it breaking!
We ended with a picnic lunch across the street in the Lower Senate Park, such a beautiful day and so much fun spent with new and old friends.

Flower Farm Tour and Bouquet Making
, Pikesville, MD, October 19
*created a secret code, cracked a code, science demonstration of how magic works (invisible ink), analyzed our fingerprints, used a real WWII Enigma machine

National Capital Radio & Television Museum Tour, Bowie, MD, October 19

Fire Museum of Maryland Children's Programs, Lutherville-Timonion, MD, July 27
*2 hands-on programs ran concurrently for preschoolers (Bucket Brigade Tour and Fire Rescue Game) and older elementary/middle-school kids (Great Baltimore Fire Program)

2016

Owl Pellet, Frog, & Shark Dissection Classes, Odenton, MD, July 15

*3 separate classes for 3 age groups

Oriole Park at Camden Yards Tour, Baltimore, MD, July 21
*sat in the dugout, walked out to the field, sat in the press box, toured behind-the-scenes area

National Cryptologic Museum Tour
, Fort Meade, MD, August 4
*created a secret code, cracked a code, science demonstration of how magic works (invisible ink), analyzed our fingerprints, used a real WWII Enigma machine

Critter Cruise, Annapolis, MD, August 12
*a private cruise just for the Field Trip Club where we saw Osprey nests, a variety of birds, and iconic Chesapeake Bay landmarks while touching specimens provided by the staff of the Annapolis Maritime Museum

2015

Behind-the-Scenes Restaurant Tour, Pizza Hut, Crofton, MD, January 27
Toured the kitchen, freezer (kids LOVED this part!), and made their own personal pan pizzas!

House, My Home & City By Design Programs,  National Building Museum, Washington, DC, February 9
*2 different programs were offered with hands on presentations for 2 age groups

Behind the Scenes Workshop & Tour, Madame Tussands Wax Museum, Washington, DC, February 20
*presentation on the process of making a wax figure, we held the wax and other materials used

Television Studio Tour, Washington, DC, February 27

College Park Aviation Museum, College Park, MD, March 11
*2 different programs were offered with hands on presentations for 2 age groups

Lemonade Day Mentoring Program, Washington, DC, March 20, 27, & April 3
*entrepreneur class for youth taught by MBA students at George Washington University

Don’t Be an Ostrich Assembly, Odenton, MD, April 17
*“Don't Be an Ostrich: How You Can Change the World Every Day” interactive presentation

Animal Adaptations Program, Patuxent Research Wildlife Refuge, Laurel, MD, May 22

Rat and Owl Pellet Dissection Class, Odenton, MD, October 30

2014

Baltimore Ravens M&T Stadium Tour, Baltimore, MD, July 16
*toured the entire stadium including luxury suites, press box, and went onto the field!

Horse Riding Facility Tour, Crownsville, MD, July 23
*saw new baby horses, helped brush a horse, full tour of facility

Tool Lending Library & Woodworking Project, Baltimore, MD, August 21
*each child made a geo-board using a drill press and hammer

US Capitol Visitor Center Program Tour, Washington, DC, October 10
*2 different programs were offered with hands on presentations for 2 age groups

Government House Tour & MD State House Tour, Baltimore, MD, October 17

FOOD: Our Global Kitchen Exhibit Tour, National Geographic Museum, Washington, DC, October 24

Human Body Tour, National Museum of Health and Medicine, Silver Spring, MD, November 24
*saw the bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln, held real plastinated anatomical specimens (human organs such as the heart, brain, etc.)

Frog Dissection Class, Odenton, MD, December 2

2013

Architecture 101 Class, National Building Museum, March 28

Annapolis Harbor & US Naval Academy Cruise, Annapolis, MD, June 20

Radio Station Tour, Halethorpe, MD, June 28
*full tour of the station, met the radio personalities, even recorded our voices!

Bank Tour, Crofton, MD, July 2
*toured a bank, they opened the heavy vault door so we could see inside

Dental Office Tour, Odenton, MD, July 11

Veterinarian Hospital Tour, Gambrills, MD, July 18

 3rd Annual Water Party, Odenton, MD, July 26
* water pinata, tug of war, watercolor face painting, water limbo, water balloons, made ice cream in sandwich bags, etc.

“Wings of Fancy” Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit, Wheaton, MD, August 1
*Brookside Gardens in Wheaton Regional Park

Post Office Tour, Glen Burnie, MD, August 9
*toured the post office, helped sort mail, sat in a mail truck

National Cryptologic Museum Tour, Fort Meade, MD, August 13
*created a secret code, cracked a code, science demonstration of how magic works (invisible ink), analyzed our fingerprints, use a real WWII Enigma machine

Fire Station Tour, Odenton, MD, August 14, 15, and 16
*got inside an ambulance and fire truck, toured the firefighter quarters

Bike Shop Tour, Odenton, MD, August 23
*saw their bike repair shop and learned how to change the tube in our bike tires!

2012

Bowie Baysox Stadium Tour, Bowie, MD, June 18
*toured the stadium and had a snack with Louie!

Fire Station Tour, Odenton, MD, June 19
*got inside an ambulance and fire truck, toured the firefighter quarters

Pizza Hut Tour, Gambrills, MD, June 25
*toured the kitchen and made our own personal pan pizzas!

Bowling Alley Tour, Annapolis, MD, July 9
*toured the back area of a bowling alley, played a game of bowling

Police Station Tour, Odenton, MD, July 16
*saw the entire station including getting locked in a jail cell, up close & personal with a police car and the gear held inside, Q&A with a police officer

UTZ Factory Tour & Snyder Factory Tour, Hanover, PA, July 24

2nd Annual Water Party, Odenton, MD, July 30
*water pinata, tug of war, watercolor face painting, water limbo, water balloons, made ice cream in sandwich bags, etc.

Harley Davidson Factory Tour & Wolfgang Chocolate Factory Tour, York, PA, August 6

2011

Strawberry Picking, Larriland Farm, June 16

National Zoo, Washington, DC, June 23

Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro, MD, June 30
*petting zoo, train ride, playground, picnic

1st Annual Water Party, Odenton, MD, July 14
*water pinata, tug of war, watercolor face painting, water limbo, water balloons, made ice cream in sandwich bags, etc.

Montgomery County Recycling Center Tour, Montgomery County, MD, July 21
*educational presentation about litter and recycling, and facility tour (very loud and smelly!)

Little Hammond Park, Odenton, MD, July 28
*hike and exploration

Chocolate Factory Tour with the Field Trip Club
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Join the club!

It's free to join and when you do, you'll receive:

  • invitations to join us on our outings, field trips, and family tours!
  • our newsletter full of interesting tips and tidbits for successful family tours in the Washington DC-Annapolis-Baltimore area!

Everything we do is geared towards making time with your family fun and memorable WITHOUT the stress!

Talk to you soon!

~ Caroline

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