Field Trips

  • Activities and accompanying lessons for ages 7 to 17 provide hands-on engagement with concepts such as force, motion, energy, acceleration, velocity, mechanical advantage, aerodynamics, simple machines, engineering skills. Worksheet provided post-visit.
  •  3.5 to 4 hours and four to five activity stations depending on group size.
  • Up to 65 students at $20 per student and an $800 minimum; no charge for chaperones. Smaller groups can be combined or may reduce number of activities to reduce cost.
  • School-year field trips include the Engineering Process Presentation with Victor the Candy Shooting Robot.
  • Summer field trips are entirely outdoors, do not include the Engineering Process Presentation, are limited to 50 students and restricted to Tues-Fri between 8:45 and 11:45 a.m. or 1:15 to 4:15 p.m.
  • Groups of 10 to 15 students rotate through activity stations that include the Ballista, G-Force, SPINtron, and a rocket making station.
  • Bring a sack lunch. Lunchtime is built into the rotation schedule for school-year groups. Our dining area includes a fridge, freezer, microwave and toaster oven,x water fountains, drinks and snacks for sale, and a gift shop.
  • While we offer field trips year-round, spring and fall trips increase the likelihood of enjoying our outdoor activities.
  • Students (and chaperones) should wear indoor/outdoor clothes. The shop requires closed toed shoes and long hair and loose clothing to be tied back.

Contact Dawn Cloyd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 859-368-7334 to schedule a date.

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