In-School Field Trips for 2020/2021
We are excited and cautious to bring our In-School Field Trips back to the Reno-Sparks area for the coming school year. We can follow all Covid 19 guidelines to bring exciting and fun STEAM challenges to you! Ease parents minds with an in-school field trip.
We are an approved vendor for Washoe County School District.
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Take your students on an action-packed island adventure without ever leaving school grounds! Preschool, elementary, and middle school children love our Challenge Island field trips so much that they never seem to notice the hearty STEM-based curriculum and national math, science, language arts and social studies standards that are so intricately woven into the Challenge Island experience. No buses? No problem! We bring the field trip directly to your classroom or we provide grade-level or school-wide field trips at your school!
- Simply pick a Challenge Island field trip destination that meets your school’s curricular needs, and we’ll take your students on a one-of-a-kind educational journey fueled by their problem-solving savvy, critical-thinking prowess, and boundless imagination.
- Choose from over 80 different standard-aligned themes spanning the entire curriculum. Cross-curricular topics covered include earth science, life science, physical science, history, social studies, language arts, ancient cultures, geography, and more.
- Critical STEAM/STEM and 21st Century Skills are tightly woven into each and every Challenge Island Field Trip experience.
- Students work in collaborative tribes to take on our signature cross-curricular STEM/STEAM challenges using only the materials in their treasure chest and their creativity. They design, build, and test solutions to the challenge working together at each step of the process and solving problems along the way.
- Every Challenge Island Field Trip is a wildly exciting, engaging, interactive, hands-on learning adventure that your students will never forget!
- Field trips are typically 60-90 minutes long and each challenge can cover a variety of different science and math standards as well as cross-curricular topics and 21st century learning skills.
- Challenge Island field trips are appropriate for every grade level. We can accommodate entire grade levels as well as entire schools. Call us to pick your perfect challenge!
In-School Field Trips
We LOVE to bring Challenge Island right into your classroom for a fun, action packed adventure without having to leave the school building! We will work together to plan an exciting field trip that reinforces state standards and 21st century learning skills. Our field trips are typically 60 to 90 minutes long. Our costs are between $7 per child for 20 or less students to $5 per child for over 50. We love to do multiple classes!
We hope you’ll join us on our next Challenge Island adventure!
“It’s hard to imagine a more exciting, complete field trip than Challenge Island. Every single lesson I see children’s imaginations awakened and their confidence reinforced. Challenge island allows my students all the freedom they crave to collaborate and create. It’s about design, construction and making something work and the huge satisfaction that comes from being completely involved in the creation of something original. The kids absolutely love it!”
-Lorna B. Challenge Island Field Trip Teacher ( 30 years classroom experience)