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Field Trips

A field trip to Wonderscope sparks a lifelong love of learning through the universal and uniting power of play.

EXPLORATION Field Trip

90 minutes to explore the exhibits! Wonderscope exhibits meet Kansas and Missouri state educational standards for early childhood and K-2. Available mornings and afternoons, Tuesday-Friday. Exploration Field Trip groups are limited to 1 adult chaperone for every 5 children. (Adult chaperones include teachers and paraprofessionals.)

Click here to learn about the educational standards within each of our exhibits.

PLAYTIME Field Trip

90 minutes of play for homeschool groups and organized play groups. Playtime Field Trips are limited to 50 individuals, including adults.

ADVENTURE Field Trip

60 minutes of structured programming led by Wonderscope program staff in character! Adventure Field Trips do not include time for playing in the museum exhibits; however 30 minutes of play may be added for an additional cost.  Available Tuesday-Friday mornings during the academic year. Adventure Field Trip groups are limited to 1 adult chaperone for every 10 children. (Adult chaperones include teachers and paraprofessionals.)

  • Pre-K children are a helpful friend to Spark the Dragon
  • Come meet Spark the Dragon in this field trip focused on Gross Motor Skills, Literacy and Letter Recognition, and Arts and Color Recognition! 
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  • Kindergarteners prepare Pip the Pirate to sail the seas.
  • Come meet Pip the Pirate in this field trip focused on Phonics, Geometry, and Weather!
  • Learn more.
 
  • 1st Graders help Superscope become a super hero.
  • Come meet Superscope in this field trip focused on Physical Science, Life Science, and Social Studies! 
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  • 2nd Graders get Alex the Astronaut geared up for a top secret mission.
  • Come meet Alex the Astronaut in this field trip focused on Earth Science, Geometry, and Social Studies! 
  • Learn more.

Costs

50% of payment is due at time of reservation. The remainder is due upon arrival.

Exploration Field Trip
90 minutes of free play
$5 per child age 2 and up 

Adventure Field Trip
60 minutes of structured programing

$8 per child 

Adventure Field Trip +
Exploration Time
60 minutes of structured activities +

30 minutes of free play in exhibits
$10 per child 

Teachers and paraprofessionals are free. Chaperones are free with a 1:5 ratio for Exploration Field Trip or 1:10 ratio for Adventure Field Trip. (Chaperones must be age 18 or older.)

Playtime Field Trip
90 minutes of free play in exhibits

$5 per individual age 2 and up

Please note: Wonderscope memberships may NOT be used for admission with field trips.

Important Details

Field trips must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
 
Minimum  number of students per visit: 10
 
Explorer Field trips scheduled September-May can accommodate up to 100 students per visit. 
 
Explorer Field Trips scheduled June-August can accommodate up to 50 students per visit. 
 
Adventure Field Trips are available September-May and can accommodate up to 50 students per visit. 
 
Wonderscope does not offer a space for field trip groups to have lunch or snacks.  
 

Questions?

Contact us at 
(816) 643-6700 ext. 106 or

fieldtrips@wonderscope.org

Discount Field Trips

Title 1 schools in Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte counties in Kansas are eligible for discounted field trips through our 100% donor-supported Wonder Fund.