Summer Adventure field trips and presentations offer enrichment experiences for Summer Academy students. The trips include hands-on experiences that focus on Wisconsin’s unique heritage, natural environment, geology, ecology, ecosystems, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) activities.
Oak Ridge Farm
Students visit a 200-acre working farm.
Naturalists guide students on a "Big on Bugs" tour through the parks.
On more than 1,000 acres of hilly terrain, students learn about the Ice Age, topography, wildlife, and prairies.
Milwaukee Public Museum
Students study archaeology, paleontology, environmental science, and ancient skies using the exhibits at the museum.
Discovery World - Mobile Labs
Students use math, science, and technology in a variety of hands-on experiments.
Kohl's Wild Theater
Conservation-themed theater performances educate students using drama, songs, and puppetry.
Milwaukee County Zoo Camps
Students learn about veterinarians, zookeepers, superhero animals, and animal habitats.
In week-long camps, students use math, science, engineering, and technology (STEM) in a variety of hands-on experiments designed to stimulate their interest in science and engineering.
Urban Ecology Center
Students learn about pond ecology and canoeing.