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Welcome to the Illinois Head Start Field Trip Request Form. Please complete the following request form if you are requesting a school field trip for the 2019/2020 school year.
Please note: Outdoor workshops are not available from November to May. You may only register for indoor workshops during this time.
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You will receive your field trip confirmation packet via email to the above address. Please provide the email at which you wish to receive all of the details regarding your trip.
Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open.
Please Note: You may not register for trips on the following dates: September 2-6, 2019; November 28, 2019; December 25, 2019; April 30, 2020; May 1, 2020.
In order to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to explore the Museum fully, visiting schools will be split up into their school classrooms as indicated below. Each class will be designated a letter (A, B, C, etc.) No more than six lettered groups can attend on a single field trip.
Note: If your school has classes with more than 30 students, please indicate on the form below. You will be contacted by email or telephone before the request can be approved.
Teacher/Chaperones are allowed at no extra cost based on a 1:5 (pre-K - 3) and 1:10 (4 - H.S.) adults:student ratio. Extra adults must pay a $7 group rate admission fee.
Please Note: Kindergarten – Grade 12 workshops have a maximum of 30 participants, and Pre-K workshops have a maximum of 20 participants. Each school classroom must register for its own workshop. To ensure the quality of the hands-on experience, schools may not combine multiple classrooms into one workshop. Groups with workshops exceeding the maximum number of participants without prior approval will be charged for an additional workshop.
If you would like to register an additional workshop for this group at an additional cost, please select from below.
If you would like to add a free theme to the self guided portion of your field trip for a more focused experience, please select from the options below. If you would not like to add a theme, please select Museum Visit Only.