“ Fun Field Trips” CLF Oct. 13, 2002
Why Have a Field Trip? <ul><li>Provides a fun learning opportunity for your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers your students ...
The Spot <ul><li>Pick a spot that will be closer than an hour away. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure the location has been kid-...
Transportation <ul><li>The best transportation is parents themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Church van or bus....available for...
Steps to Using & Reserving the Church Van <ul><li>You must reserve the van EARLY! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Vehicle Requisit...
The Parent(s)...The Key! <ul><li>Parents will make or break your trip. </li></ul><ul><li>Let parents know at least 3 weeks...
Other Important Things to Remember <ul><li>Signed permission slip! </li></ul><ul><li>Medical release form </li></ul><ul><l...
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Fun Field Trips

  1. 1. “ Fun Field Trips” CLF Oct. 13, 2002
  2. 2. Why Have a Field Trip? <ul><li>Provides a fun learning opportunity for your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers your students something “special” to invite friends to. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives you the chance to include parents in a learning activity for your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a “hands-on” learning activity to reinforce learning objectives of your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Other reasons why? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Spot <ul><li>Pick a spot that will be closer than an hour away. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure the location has been kid-tested. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the cost down. </li></ul><ul><li>How much time does it take to see the sight or participate in the activity? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transportation <ul><li>The best transportation is parents themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Church van or bus....available for you! </li></ul><ul><li>Chartering a school bus is also an option (for a LARGE group) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Steps to Using & Reserving the Church Van <ul><li>You must reserve the van EARLY! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Vehicle Requisition” – either online or from church office. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Putting gas in is your responsibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fueling instructions are available upon request from the church office. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picking up the keys is your responsibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle must be left in better shape than when you picked it up. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Parent(s)...The Key! <ul><li>Parents will make or break your trip. </li></ul><ul><li>Let parents know at least 3 weeks in advance of your upcoming field trip. </li></ul><ul><li>Inform parents of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mode of transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drop-off & pick-up location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trip destination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who to contact (ie: you) for more information </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Other Important Things to Remember <ul><li>Signed permission slip! </li></ul><ul><li>Medical release form </li></ul><ul><li>PRAY! </li></ul><ul><li>Invite the Children’s Pastor  </li></ul>

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