Bring the wonder of all five venues at Thanksgiving Point right to your classroom with our new virtual field trips! Each venue offers a unique learning experience for grades K-12.
All virtual field trips last 45 minutes within a 1 hour and 15-minute time slot. The field trip must start within the first 30 minutes of your scheduled time slot. The time slots can be seen below in FAQs
Virtual field trips are $50 per class.
Scholarships are available to cover one virtual field trip per grade level for all Utah public/charter schools within a school year.
Schools/classes that would like to schedule more than 1 virtual field trip must pay the full amount 2 days before the field trip date.
Virtual field trips must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance by submitting the request form. No exceptions.
Reschedules or cancellations of a virtual field trip must be done at least 3 business days before your scheduled date otherwise the scholarship is forfeit.
For more information see FAQs below:
Choose your topic based on your grade level SEEd standard or by your interests:
K – Survival, what bugs and butterflies need to survive.
1st - Traits of momma and baby butterflies, insects, and other arthropods.
2nd - Habitats of Bugs and Butterflies
3rd - A closer look at butterfly and bug life cycles including the patterns
4th - In-depth look at structures and functions of bugs, arachnids and butterflies
5th - Web of Life, what roles organisms play in an ecosystem, and how matter cycles in an ecosystem
6th - Web of Life, a closer look at the bugs, butterflies and critters to provide evidence of the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem.
Each school is given a 1 hour and 15-minute time slot. The virtual field trip lasts for 45 minutes and it must start within the first 30 minutes of your scheduled time slot. There are four available time slots.
Virtual Field Trips are offered Monday-Friday from:
We encourage using Zoom, but we are willing to work with your preferred platform.
We will send a confirmation email with all the details including the call link at least 2 days before your scheduled virtual field trip.
Virtual field trips must be canceled or rescheduled at least 3 business days before the already scheduled date.
Please email email@example.com or call 801-768-4971 to cancel or reschedule.
Please only select the scholarship that applies to your school on the Virtual Field Trip request form:
Virtual field trips are designed for grades K-6 in public and charter schools who are currently unable to visit our venues but home schools and preschools are welcome to submit a request form to schedule a virtual field trip for the $50 per class price. Scholarships are not available for preschools or home schools.
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