Field Trips

Outdoor Education Field Trips

Outdoor Education field trips are offered in spring and fall to kids in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3.  Students rotate through four activities selected by their classroom teacher. Activites include learning about frogs, garden free play, boating, nature detectives, birds of a feather, archery, water explorations, and survival skills.

  • $7.00/student- 4 activities
  • $8.00/student- 5 activities
  • Limit of 80 students per day

Outdoor Adventure Field Trip

Kids enjoy an all-day field experience at Camp Y-Koda.  The Outdoor Adventure field trip is offered to Grades 4-8 in spring and fall.  Students rotate through four activities selected by their classroom teacher. Activites include archery, canoeing and kayaking on the pond, BB gun shooting, team building, compass course, geocaching, outdoor survival, climbing wall, Food for Thought, timber cruising, and timber cruising construction.

  • $7.00/student- 4 activities
  • $8.00/student- 5 activities
  • $8.50/students- 4 activities with climbing wall
  • Limit of 80 students per day

Winter Ecology

The Winter Ecology field trip is an all-day field trip offered to Grades 4-8 in winter.  Students rotate through four activities selected by their classroom teacher.  Winter Ecology focuses on life in Wisconsin during the winter season. Activities include winter severity, broom-ball, snow shoeing, winter adaptations, lost in the cold, life beneath the ice, and survival of the fittest.

  • $7.00/student- 4 activities
  • Limit of 80 students per day

Two-Day Wetland Ecology Field Trip

This two-day field experience is held at the beautiful Sheboygan or Kiel Marshes. The wetland ecology daily activities are outlined below.

  • $28.50/student

Day One
The students will partake in a canoe tour of the wetland learning about the natural history, and observing biodiversity and ecological interactions within the area.  Discussions will be generated around key concepts including: succession, ecosystems, community, food chains, wetland functions and more.  Students will participate in an activity showing how wetlands have been diminished over time.

Day Two
The second day the students will use the scientific method to determine if the marsh is a healthy ecosystem based on macro invertebrate sampling and identification.  Students will also participate in activities that demonstrate the relationship of predator and prey, and competition.