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Experience the joy of learning outside of the classroom! Thanksgiving Point offers a wide range of field trip options for all students. Our field trips are designed with the Utah State Core Curriculum in mind and focus on inquiry-based science exploration.

Field Trip Requests for the 2024-25 school year will be available online beginning July 1st. Scholarships for Title 1 schools will open on July 1, 2024, and September 13th for all other schools.


Museum of Ancient Life

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A field trip at the Museum of Ancient Life offers a way for students to see, touch, and interact with real prehistoric fossils from around the world. Learning about ancient life has never been so engaging!

Museum of Natural Curiosity

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The Museum of Natural Curiosity offers over 400 interactive experiences for students to learn about science, engineering, and the natural world. Curious minds are encouraged and exploration is inevitable in this unique venue!

Butterfly Biosphere

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A Butterfly Biosphere field trip offers students the chance to get an up-close and personal view of insect life. Field trips in this venue include a Thanksgiving Point facilitator who will accompany classes through the museum, educating students on the large array of critters on display.

Farm Country

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Learn all about food production, animal science, and more during a field trip at Farm Country. This amazing opportunity brings the farm to life. You can even meet your favorite farm animals, like cows, goats, sheep, chickens, pigs, horses, and more!

Construction Warning: While Farm Country is currently under construction there is no running water or play structure. Field Trips can still see the animals and ride our new Farm Fun Express train. 

Ashton Gardens

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A field trip at Ashton Gardens educates students all about the world of gardening. Learn about caring for plants, protecting the environment, and more in this beautiful, 50-acre green space.

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Virtual Assemblies

Dive into the history of ancient life with Thanksgiving Point educators as your guide! Designed exclusively for educators, this virtual assembly experience allows you to bring the wonder and excitement of our five distinct venues directly to your students. Assemblies run for 45 minutes.


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