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Field Trips and Outreach

 

Whether you're bringing a small group or class to the museum or the museum comes to you with a program for 30 kids or 300, it's bound to be an exciting experience. We offer a number of options for trips to the museum and we'll come to you with programs that will engage and educate. For questions or to book, email groups@ocm.org or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.

For our complete list of 2016-2017 Education and Outreach Programs, click to view our Educator's Program Guide!

Exploration Field Trips
Cost: $7/Student
Group Size: 12+ students*
Ages: 2-8
Time: 2 hours
Availability:
Tuesday: 10am - Close
Wednesday - Friday: 9:30am - Close
Saturday and Sunday: Open - Close

*If actual attendance is less than minimum group size, your group will be charged for 12 admissions.


Students can explore the museum and any special exhibit with classmates and chaperones. This field trip is great for early childhood groups, preschool, kindergarten and lower elementary grades. Simply play and explore the museum with your group.

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Investigate and Play Field Trips

Cost: $9 per student
Workshop: 12 - 32 students**
Grades: 1 - 3

Time: 2 hours (1 hour of play + 45 minute workshop)

Availability: (School Year Only)

Tuesday: 10am - Close

Wednesday - Friday: 9:30am - Close

**Groups larger than 60 require additional time. If actual attendance is less than minimum group size, your group will be charged for 12 admissions.

This facilitated field trip includes exploration in the museum's permanent and special exhibits as well as hands-on guided workshops. Choose from one of the following programs:

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Small Group Outreach
Cost: $195
Group Size: Up to 30 Students
Ages: 4+
Time: 45 minutes
Availability: Monday - Friday

Choose from one of the following programs: 


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Large Assembly Outreach Programs
Cost: $219
Group Size: Up to 300 students
Ages: 3+
Time: 45 minutes
Travel Cost:
Free within 10 miles of the museum. $2 per round trip mile beyond 10 miles of the museum.
Availability: Monday - Sunday. Experiments may vary.

*Each program will need approximately 30 minutes set-up and clean-up time.
*Pricing does not apply to Dinos on the Loose program.


Choose from one of the following programs:


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Discovery Dome Outreach
Featuring the Runza Discovery Dome
Cost: 1st & 2nd show $219 each, 3rd show and up $50 each
Group Size: Up to 30 students
Time: 60 - 75 minutes per class**
Room Requirements:  20' x 20' room with at least 10 1/2 feet ceiling clearance
Availability: Monday - Friday

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