Field Trip Form

Book Your Field Trip

Please follow the prompts on this form to provide us with the information we need to give you a quote and potential dates. A copy of your responses will be emailed to you upon submission.

  • We encourage you to arrive at VINS as early as possible, especially for larger groups of 60-100 students. We're happy to accommodate school groups as early as 9:00 am.
  • We want our field trips to work for you, so let us know if there is a topic you're interested in even if you don't see it on one of the lists below.
  • By booking far in advance you'll have more options for dates.
We are committed to keeping all visitors that come to the VINS Nature Center safe. We are taking the following measures to ensure safety for all schools that plan to come for Field Trips:
 
  • VINS Field Trips will maintain all health guidance, as well as direction from the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, as it relates to public outdoor spaces.
  • All Field Trips to the VINS Nature Center will take place in our open-air, Outdoor Classroom or our new August Pavilion (outdoor). 
  • Seating in our Outdoor Classroom or August Pavilion will allow for social distancing between students, chaperones and educators.
  • VINS Educators and Field Trip participants will wear masks at all times.
  • Hand sanitizer and/or handwashing will be provided for Field Trip participants to use before and after handling materials.
  • All materials will be sanitized prior to and after use.
 
These protocols are subject to change at any point to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.

Book Your Field Trip

Follow the prompts on this form to provide us with the information we need to give you a quote and potential dates. Some things to keep in mind: - We encourage you to arrive at VINS as early as possible, especially for larger groups of 60-100 students. We're happy to accommodate school groups as early as 9:00 am. - We want our field trips to work for you, so let us know if there is a topic you're interested in even if you don't see it on one of the lists below. - By booking far in advance you'll have more options for dates.

Step 1 of 2
$10.50/student
Free for school staff
$12.50/parent chaperone
Day-of payments can be completed with cash, check, or credit card but should be a one-lump sum for all participants (students, staff, and parent chaperones).
Any time before 4:00pm based on your needs.

Bringing Science Inquiry & Investigation to Your Classroom

Each VINS Science Educator has a Master of Education degree, is a Highly Qualified Teacher, and holds a teaching license in Vermont and New Hampshire.