Summer Adventure field trips and presentations complement classroom instruction. The trips include hands-on experiences that focus on Wisconsin’s unique heritage and natural environment.
This year’s field trips included:
Students visited a 200-acre "working farm."
Naturalists guided students on a "Big on Bugs" tour through the parks.
Palmyra Environmental Learning Center
Students took a trek through the wilderness to learn about prairies, topography and glacial geology.
More than 1,000 acres of hilly terrain where students learned about the Ice Age, topography, wildlife and prairies.
Milwaukee Public Museum Urban Camps
Students studied archeology, paleontology, environmental science and astronomy using the exhibits at the museum.
Discovery World - Crime Scene Investigation Camp
Students used math, science and technology in a variety of hands-on experiments designed to stimulate interest in forensic science.
Kohl's Wild Theater
Conservation-themed theater performances for students using drama, songs and puppetry.
Ropes & Challenges
Milwaukee County Zoo Camps
Students learned about veterinarians, zookeepers, super hero animals and animal habitats.
Discovery World Mobile Lab
Students learned about the science of anthropometry- the study of human dimensions - and use easily manipulated materials to make items to be worn.
Week-long camps where students used math, science and technology in a variety of hands-on experiments designed to stimulate their interest in science and engineering.