Clover Kids Field Trip Ideas

*See the Safety Section for Field Trip Safety & the Youth Forms Section for a Field Trip Form.

Science and Technology

  • Visit the airport
  • Visit the local TV station
  • Visit a weather center
  • Invite an engineer to visit a meeting
  • Invite a local meteorologist to visit a meeting
  • Visit a manufacturing plant
  • Visit an observatory

Healthy Life Styles

  • Visit a hospital
  • Invite a dietician to visit a meeting
  • Visit a health club and talk to a trainer
  • Visit a police station
  • Visit a fire station
  • Have an EMT and ambulance come to your site
  • Visit a bakery

Environmental Science/Earth Science

  • Visit an environmental education center
  • Visit a local county park and talk with a ranger (DNR)
  • Visit a nature center
  • Go on a hike
  • Visit a conservatory
  • Tour a water plant
  • Take a bus ride
  • Visit a recycling center

Plants and Animals

  • Visit a zoo
  • Visit a veterinarian
  • Visit a pet store
  • Visit an orchard
  • Visit a garden store
  • Visit a local community garden
  • Visit with a conservationist/naturalist
  • Go fishing
  • Visit a tree farm
  • Do a pond study


  • Visit a bank
  • Visit a brokerage office


  • Different speakers give a short talk/do activity
  • Visit businesses
  • Visit city hall

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