Field Trips & Family Outings


Field trips are a fantastic way to build excitement and school spirit. And learning or helping pick where the class is headed is always at the top of students’ back-to-school lists.


Learning outside the classroom is a key component of a great education that gives excited students the chance to jump into new experiences and to do hands-on activities. It also gives kids the opportunity to ask professionals questions about their work—maybe in science, technology, performing arts, nature or maybe in some other career field. They also can ask what kind of education and background is helpful for landing such a job.


Wondering what fun and exciting field trips are available nearby or a short driving distance away? Boomer Bear has done the research for you, beginning on this page. The guide lists places that are fun, entertaining and educational for classrooms and for families with homeschoolers.


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TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Children’s Museum Tucson offers hands-on educational fun outside the classroom! All Museum Adventure Learning Tours are age-appropriate and align with State and Common Core standards. Guided tours include demonstrations, activities and Museum...

TUCSON JCC

J-Care After School Program, Grades K - 12

J-Care is a licensed facility that offers a variety of enrichment classes and afterschool activities, including Homework Help. We provide transportation services daily from select Tucson schools...

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART

The Museum offers a variety of programs for students to learn about art, history and culture. Whether it is a docent-led tour complete with hands-on art project or a self-guided tour of a special exhibition and a selection of the permanent...

TUCSON REPTILE & AMPHIBIAN SHOW & SALE

50,000 square feet of reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Petting zoo with tortoises, alligators, snakes and other lizards. Captive bred reptiles for sale. Cost: Adults: $10; Ages 6–12: $5 Ages 5 and under: Free.