Take Kids on Educational Field Trips in Maryland
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Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring “Kid-Friendly” Maryland. 600 Fun Stops & Unique Spots
by Michele Darrall Zavatsky
Your kids will love finding where to discover hidden history, forgotten islands, secret messages and decorative decoys. Search for the best harbor havens, Chesapeake crabbing, and brilliant beaches. Learn where you can ride the first rail or conquer majestic mountain trails…and much more… Well-known attractions plus hundreds of places you’ve probably never thought of! Make short vacation plans or get to know your favorite area better. Once you purchase the book you’ll have access to a special page of online updates that keeps your book FRESH for years. Plus, we’ve found many places to visit for little or no charge.
A 400-acre native garden and preserve on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Arboretum offers year-round programs in ecology, horticulture, and natural history for all ages.
12610 Eveland Road
near Ridgely, MD.
Audobon Naturalist Society
Our educational programs encourage students in public schools, private schools, homeschool groups and scouts to learn by interacting with nature. Our programs foster natural curiosity, enrich classroom experiences and help youngsters connect with their environment.
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Contact: 301-652-9188 ext. 42.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Along our 18-acre waterfront campus and 10 exhibit buildings, students can climb to the top of or event spend the night in an 1879 lighthouse, learn about buyboats on a cruise on the Miles River, get their hands wet exploring a waterman’s shanty, and visit a real working boat yard where shipwrights share their knowledge and show you their magic.
St. Michaels, MD 21663
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College Park Aviation Museum
Visitors to the museum step into an open exhibit space, which highlights the display of unique aircraft and tells the story of flight from the Wright Brothers to today.
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive
College Park, MD.
Factory Tours in Maryland
Visit and learn about the industries that make our state great. Members may submit reviews of their favorite field trips.
The Fire Museum of Maryland
While hands-on activities and 40 antique fire engines capture the kids’ attention, we sneak in history, fire safety, archeology, and technology. Seven Tours are available for students and campers, ages 3 – 18 years old, and special-needs children and adults.
1301 York Road
Lutherville, MD 21093
Hammond Harwood House
Adventures for homeschoolers Kindergarten through high school. Learn hands-on about colonial life.
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Hideaway Horse Center
Offers group horseback riding lessons for homeschoolers, early afternoons, in Brandywine, MD.
Maryland Education & Reference Sites
A database of educational resources and field trips on this page. Note: MD homeschool webmasters will want to list your sites here.
Free admission for Maryland home school students as well as classes and teacher programs at a minimal fee. Sign up for Home School Programs, too.
Druid Park Drive
National Library of Medicine
Celebrating America’s Women Physicians is located on the first floor of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) located at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
River Valley Ranch
A non-profit organization in Carroll County. We offer a variety of programs including summer camps, retreats and outdoor education facilities. Come for the day or stay for a week.
4443 Grave Run Road
Manchester, MD 21102
Camp Office: 443-712-1010
North Bethesda, MD. We are an arts organization that presents all different types of children’s concerts and art exhibits to the surrounding community, which includes Montgomery County, MD; Washington, DC, and northern Virginia.
A full-time Environmental Outreach Coordinator is on staff to work with students, teachers, administrators and organizations to facilitate and create programs to teach adults and children about the watershed, the water cycle, watershed wildlife and fish, access to clean water and water treatment techniques.
Triadelphia Reservoir at Brighton Dam
2 Brighton Dam Road