Provides hands-on environmental education with curriculum-aligned school field trips and Scout badge programs. The 70-acre property on the Bartow-Paulding Co. line includes a 9-acre lake, three trails, and a composting garden/demonstration area. Popular programs include Aquatic Investigation and the Build-A-Beaver. Georgia
Students and scouts will see nature at new heights! Hawksnest Zipline Tours feature 20 cables, four of them known as super or mega zips. On the zipline tour, groups will see scenic views of the valleys, forests, creeks, and even catch a glimpse of some wildlife down below. The Hawk Tour for beginner, or the Eagle Tour, packed with adventure. North Carolina
The New York Botanical Garden, a national leader in informal science education. With 250 acres of plants from around the world, discover the wonders of nature up close. Take advantage of the exceptional 12-acre Everett Children's Adventure Garden, the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden and the Mitsubishi Wild Wetland Trail. New York City
Eden Place Nature Center provides a wonderful facility for students and scouts to learn about the history and nature of their local community. Located on what was once a dumpsite, Eden Place aims to connect visitors with nature as well as educate them about the importance of local environmental conservation. Chicago
The beautifully landscaped sculpture gardens; the Wall Lowcountry Center; The Lowcountry Zoo; the Creek Excursion; a Ricefield Overlook, and the Lowcountry Trail provide students with opportunities to view plants and animals in their native settings and to learn about Brookgreen’s rich plantation history. South Carolina
The diversity of the Heritage collections offers something to engage every student. One highlight is the Hidden Hollow™ is the outdoor discovery area where visitors can climb stepping stumps, navigate log balance beams, construct forts, create nature-inspired art, build with blocks, dig in sand, experiment with water, investigate plants, and more. Massachusetts
Project HEAL is dedicated to restoring and nurturing a lifelong connection between children and nature. Camp Creek Run, our 50 acre nature preserve, is the perfect outdoor classroom to enhance your school's science, environmental, and social studies curriculum. Outdoor adventure opportunities also include team-building games, challenge courses, and archery. New Jersey
The Arboretum offers a wide range of educational programs for all ages, with a special emphasis on providing nature education to city children. Students can Learn about nature, grow their own gardens, create natural holiday decorations with natural materials and explores the potential of aquaponics for raising edible plants and fish. Baltimore
Set in the heart of Amish country, the Wolf Sanctuary of PA has forty-four resident wolves each have their own stories and personalities which are exhibited in lush and ample enclosures. During the guided tours, our guides will take students, scouts, and homeschool groups around the intricate world of wolves. Pennsylvania
Activities connect students with where food comes from, while developing critical skills and meeting age-appropriate curriculum standards. Field trips include an emphasis on regional and local foods, healthy eating and sustainable growing practices. Students and scouts become farmers, rotating through a series of interactive stations. Virginia
Through interactive exhibits with state-of-the-art audiovisual effects, and hands-on components, the Museum traces the evolution of espionage through the people who practiced the profession and provides a context to interpret the role intelligence plays in current events. Hands-on workshop from Operation Code Cracker to The Spy’s Eye View. Washington, DC
The Center is used as a Tree Farm to demonstrate proper forest management, a bird and wildlife sanctuary, a garden and landscape demonstration site, and as a learning center offering information and programming in community forestry planning, forest management, ecology, tree and plant identification, and wildlife stewardship. New Hampshire
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The average American may eat 125 pounds of potatoes each year, but corn is actually America's number one field crop, providing ingredients for cereals, peanut butter, snack foods and soft drinks. Use a trip to an agricultural farm to find out where our fruits and vegetables come from. ......Continue