Las Vegas Field Trips

Las Vegas Field Trips

Name Phone # Email Topic Description
Circus Circus;AdventureDome (702) 691-5861 Amusement Park Group rates and School programs
Field Trip Factory 1-800-987-6409 Field Trips Various community trips
Albertson's Grocery Store Grocery Store Field trip through different Departments etc
Anderson Dairy (702) 642-7507 extension 264. Dairy BarnYard Buddies Tour
small part of "thunder" might be scary for littles, free ice cream at the end! Lots of fun
Artful Potter (702) 638-1775 Summerlin
(702) 966-6300
Green Valley
Pottery Painting Group rates; workshops and specials
Atomic Testing Museum (702) 794-5151 dawn.ham@ntshf.org Museum School Tours & Lesson Plans
Bass Pro Shop 702 730 5200 Manager_Las_Vegas_NV@basspro.com Sporting Archery Field/Classes, Gun Range/Classes, fishing clinics, Aquarium with aquatic shows
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens Garden Themed Exhibits, free
Fountains of Bellagio Sights free
Bellagio-Gallery of Fine Art 702.693.7871 FineArtGallery@bellagioresort.com Art Gallery school tour & prices
Rainforest Biosphere (702) 799-0540 Rainforest Biosphere at a local elementary school. School tours.
Bodies Exhibit (800) 840 - 1157 sales@ticketsforgroups.com Science Student Rates, Group Tours & Teacher Lesson Plans
Bonnie Springs; Old Nevada 702-875-4191 History Wild West Town, Horseback Riding, petting zoo and shows. Group tours
Atlantis Aquarium (702) 893-4800 Aquarium Caesar's Forum Shops
Aquarium has a show
Marine Biology Classes can also be scheduled
Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum (702) 294-1988 info@bcmha.org Museum Located in the Historic Boulder Dam Hotel
Bounce U (702) 735-JUMP (5867) henderson.nv@bounceu.com Physical Fitness Inflatable play structures, group rates
Bruno’s Indian & Turquoise Museum (702) 293-4865 / 5450 Museum Native American historical items and turquoise gemstones
Cashman Equipment-Caterpillar (702) 649-8777 Heavy Equipment Field Trip/Tour
Channel 3 News (702) 642-3333 News Station Field Trip/Tour
*Note- will pass homeless on the way into station
Clark County Museum (702) 455-7955 Museum Group Tours & Special Events
Howard W. Cannon-Aviation Museum (702) 455-7968 Museum Located inside McCarran International Airport
Searchlight Museum (702) 297-1682 Museum
Clark County Fair 1-888-876-FAIR Fair Logandale, NV
Offers School Rates
Glendale Corn Maze (702) 864-2277 info@glendalehauntedcornmaze.com Corn maze
CSN-Performing Arts Center (702) 651-LIVE (5483) Performing Arts
CSN- Fine Arts Gallery (702) 651-4206 Art
CSN Planetarium (702) 651-4138 Planetarium School group Rates
Springs Preserve (702) 822-7744 Garden, Nature Gardens and Trails are free, Nature Exchange Program, Free School Tours on various subjects
Desert Research Institute (702) 862-5400 Nature, Desert
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours (702) 291-0026 bobbiewerly@yahoo.com Mine Historical Techatticup Mine tour (Gold mine)
Ethel M Chocolate (702) 435-2655 Factory Tour, Garden Chocolate Factory, also has a cactus garden
Tournament of Kings (702) 597-7600 Medieval Jousting Dinner Show, Group rates available
FBI (702) 385-1281 Police Field Trip/Tour also provides speakers, generally noone under 6, must provide names ahead of time, 1st Tuesdays of the month
Red Rock Audubon Society (702) 390-9890 info@redrockaudubon.org Birds Programs, meetings and field trips
Floyd Lamb/Tule Springs Park Fishing,Fishing Clinics, Horseback Riding
Clark County Fire Department Fire Dept Field Trips
Gilcrease Orchard (702) 409-0655 Orchard Apple Picking, Pumpkin Patch
Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary (702) 645-4224 info@naturesanctuarygilcrease.org Birds, Animals Field Trip/Tour
Hot Glass Works (702) 739-9955 Glass Blowing Field Trip or self visit
Guinness Museum (702) 792-0640 Museum
Hoover Dam (702) 494-2517 mtuten@denisonparking.com Dam Tours-Power Plant and Dam/Visitors Center
School Tours available
In & Out Burger 1-800-786-1000 Tour Tour
JR Pony Farm (702) 631-4142 Farm Educational Farm tour
Krispy Kreme Tour Factory Tour and a donut to follow!
Infinity Broadcasting (702) 253-9800 Radio Station Tours
Lake Mead (702) 293-8716 Park Self Guided Tours, Ranger Led Programs
Death valley National park (760) 786-3200 Park Ranger Tours, Self Guided, Wildflowers
Scotty's Castle 760-786-2392 Castle in Death valley, House and Underground Tours
Mt Charleston Nature, Camping
Old Mormon Fort (702) 486-3511 Oldfort@parks.nv.gov Museum Civil War reenactments, visiting speakers and events
Red Rock Canyon (702) 515-5350 Nature, Museum 13 mile scenic loop, educational programs, visitors center, Jr Ranger Program
Spring Mountain Ranch (702) 875-4141 smrrangers@parks.nv.gov Park, History Living history programs, picnic areas, visitor center
Valley of Fire (702) 397-2088 vof@mvdsl.com History, Park, nature Visitors Center, historic sites, ranger led programs, hiking, camping
Lake Mead Fish Hatchery (702) 486-6738 Nature, Fish Fish hatchery
Las vegas Wash (702) 455-7522 Nature , Wetlands Teachers Materials, Experiments, Trails, Visitors Center,Educational Tours
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (702) 267-4180 bird.preserve@cityofhenderson.com Nature, Birds
Las Vegas Motor Speedway (702) 632-8260 or (702) 942-7325, Theresa Raceway School Tours- Speedway tours include viewing nine tracks at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a visit to a luxury suite and access to the infield of the superspeedway. (Laps around the track are subject to track availability). Also a tour through the Shelby Automobile Museum
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (702) 365-7690 Cooking Tour, classes, restaurant
Lied Discovery Children's Museum (702) 382-KIDS(5437) Museum, Science Hands on discovery museum
Lost City Museum (702) 397-2193 Museum, History Anasazi artifacts
Nevada State Museum (702) 486-5205 x 227 sirvin@nevadaculture.org Museum, History School Visits
Madam Tussauds (702) 862-7800 Museum, Wax
Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV (702) 895-3381 Museum emphasis on the American Southwest, Mesoamerica and their environs. Has a large Xeric Garden.
McCaw School of Mines (702) 799-3546 Museum Hands on for elementary students
M & M World (702) 736–7611 Candy Merchandise, and free 3–D movie and collectibles
Meadow Gold Dairy (702) 399-6455 Dairy still no cows!
Las Vegas Mini Grand Prix (702) 259-7000 crewchief@lvmgp.com/a> Amusement Park Group rates
National Weather Service (702) 263-9744 Weather Educational Materials and Field Trip
Native American Festival Clark County Museum once a year
Camp Lee Canyon 455-1905 or 455-7070 Challenge Course Ropes, team-building
Las Vegas Natural History Museum (702) 384-3466 ext. 226 Museum, History Dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt and more, Field trips or self-guided tours available
Nevada Department of Wildlife (702) 486-5127, ext. 3502 mbklein@ndow.org/a> Wildlife Speakers, classes,
Hunter Education,
Angler Education (Fishing Clinics, Trout in the Classroom),
Wildlife Education
Aviation Nation (702) 652-SHOW (7469) Aviation.Nation@nellis.af.mil Military, Airplanes Nellis Air Force Base Open House and annual Las Vegas air show
Nevada Energy (702) 402-2202 Electricity, Power Speakers: energy safety, efficiency and conservation
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant Tour and Meal
CiCi's Pizza Restaurant Tour and meal, some locations offer make your own pizza
Petco Pet Store Tour-set up with FieldTripFactory
RC Pig Farm (702) 642-0350 Farm Pigs, tour
Plant World Nursery (702) 878-9485 Nursery, Garden Tour & various classes
Red Rock Climbing Center (702) 254-5604 Indoor Rock Climbing Group Rates
Police Dept-North Las Vegas (702) 633-1017 Police Dept Tour of Northwest Area Command
Police Department, Metro Police Dept. Tour of various Las Vegas commands (contact each separately)
Pump it Up (702) 228-8017 Bounce Houses Inflatable Fun, Group Rates
Rainforest Cafe (702) 891-8580 Restaurant, Rainforest Educational Tour then lunch (at the MGM Grand)
Renaissance Fair (702) 455-8200 Medieval Times Annual Event-School Groups enter free Friday-call to reserve spots
SkyMania (702) 436-6887 Sports Indoor Trampolines. Bounce, fitness, SkyRobics, volleyball and more. Currently has homeschool jump days every 1st Friday of the month from 1-2pm.
Subway Restaurant Tour
Shark Reef (702) 632-4555, option 2 Aquarium Educational Tours and speakers
Sleigh Rides (702) 872-5408 Sleigh Rides Inquire at the Mt Charleston Lodge
http://www.cowboytrailrides.com/">Cowboy Trail Rides Horseback Riding Cowboys and Cowboy Meals, group events
Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts snmoffa@gmail.com Museum In the Neonopolis
Southern Nevada Water Authority (702) 258-3930 Water, Science Speakers on conservation, water quality, etc. Possible field trips
Walker African-American Museum (702) 399-8016 or (702) 649-2238 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY History Collection of African American historical documents, art and exhibits
Whole Foods Market (702) 254-8655 Grocery Store Tour and usually pizza afterwards
Las Vegas Zoo (702) 647-4685 nvzoolv@aol.com Zoo Group prices, petting zoo, animal husbandry program
Flamingo Wildlife Habitat Animals Free admittance @ Flamingo Hotel, garden and ponds with flamingos, turtles, koi, penguins....time it right for daily penguin feedings 8:25 a.m. and 2:55 p.m
Lion Habitat Animals Free to view @ MGM Grand Walk through tunnel
Neon Museum info@neonmuseum.org Museum Neon Signs, Las Vegas history
Nevada State Railroad Museum (702) 486-5933 Train Ride, History No museum, but historic train ride, and special events. Group rate available.
Pinball Museum pinballhalloffame@msn.com Museum Hands on Pin Ball games
Dolphin Habitat & Secret Garden (702) 792-7980 Animals, Garden Educational Tours
Laser Quest (702)243-8881 Amusements, Lights group packages, also educational class:
The "Laser & Mazes" program - Grades 4 – 8. Intro to laser beams and mazes.
Titanic Exhibit (702) 262-4503 iarmenta@prxi.com History Interactive Exhibit. Homeschool Group rates. Double it with Bodies and get extreme discount.
American Civil War Society History Check for local re-enactments
Staheli Farm (435) 673-4096 info@stahelifarmfarm.com Maize, Farm Washington, UT but worth the drive! Farm tour, farmyard activities & corn maize
International House of Blues Foundation (702) 632-7682 ihobflasvegas@hob.com Music, History Various programs, History of Jazz performance, Large Folk Art Museum (tour)
Nevada Ballet (702) 243-2623, ext. 249 Ballet Education Outreach: offers matinée shows, group rates for Nutcracker
Willow Beach Fish Hatchery (928) 767-3456 Fish hatchery just past the Hoover Dam on the AZ side. Little beach, fishing, hatchery
Smoke House(Fire Safety) Clark County Fire 455-7316 or City of Las vegas Fire & Rescue: 383-2888 Fire Safety Trailer fills with smoke, kids have to crawl out...plus fire safety demo
Super Summer Theater (702)-594-PLAY(7529) supersummertheatre@hotmail.com,sstfolks@cox.net Theater in Spring Mountain Park
The BeeMaster (702) 457-6700 beecontrol@beemasterlv.com Bees Speaker, on bees!
Nevada Folk Arts Roster (702) 486-3700 Speakers/Presentations, Folk Art Folk Art Teacher Guide
Hamilton Magic (702) 247-6855 hamilton@hamiltonmagic.net Presentation "Making Right Choices", combines a fun magic show with real-life information about literacy/reading, diversity, self-esteem, anti-drug/alcohol/gangs and violence. Character education and life skills for K-12 in an entertaining format:
Sojourner Truth Reinactment (702) 248-1232 kimrussell@earthlink.net Presentation, African American History Kim Russell as Sojourner Truth
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Hattie Cousain (702) 645-5786 hattiecousainreadmybookspls@cox.net Storytelling, African American History Her life as a child in Toulula,
Louisiana.
The Austin Savoy Dancers (702) 242-9551 Hank@cox.net Presentation Swing Era at the Savoy Hotel,
1935-1942. Four artists describe the dance and have students and teachers participate.
Tap is an integral part of the show also.
Stan Armstrong (702) 739-7472 stanarmstrong@earthlink.net Presentation, Civil War Children of the Civil War,
Minority Roles in the Civil War
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Hula Dancers (702) 401-0656 hula@usa.com Presentation, Hawaii, Polynesian Hula, Ukelele, Lei making workshops and more
Drums of the Islands Rozita V. Lee: (702) 732-3631 rozitalee@aol.com Presentation, Hawaii, Polynesian Culture
CSI:The Experience (702) 891-7902 Forensics, Science Group Rate, lesson plans, interactive display allows you to solve crime scenes.
California Pizza Kitchen (702) 896-5154 Restaurant Town Square location, free tour and pizza!
Mayumi Itoh (702) 895-1498 mitoh@ccmail.nevada.edu Speaker Japanese Foreign Policy. UNLV professor will discuss issues of importance to World History,
US History, and US Government classes.
Japanese American Citizens League- Las Vegas president@LVJACL.org Speaker Japanese culture-paperfolding, folk dances,
Las Vegas Taiko lvtaiko@gmail.com Speaker/Presentation/Music Taiko Drummers, Japanese culture, also has classes open to the public
Dr. Alan Balboni (702) 651-5746 alan.balboni@csn.edu Speaker The role of Americans of Italian descent on the
growth of Las Vegas.
Nevada Bagpiper 1-888-434-7169 info@nevadabagpiper.com Speaker/Presentation Bagpipe Player, Robert Bledsaw
Las Vegas Celtic Society http://www.lasvegascelticsociety.org/ Speaker/Presentation All things Celtic; Hosts annual Highlands Games
St. Andrew's Society of Southern Nevada (702) 223-8040 Speaker/Presentation All things Scottish; Art, Culture, Dance,
History, and Music of Scotland
Jewish Las Vegas Federation (702) 256-9277 anitahenry1@cox.net Speaker Holocaust Survivor Group
Humanities on the Road Speaker/Presentation Living history presentations
(831) 656-2118 Speaker/Presentation Thaddeus Dunkley: Black Cowboy
Henry D. Flipper: Buffalo Soldier and Engineer
James P. Beckwourth: Mountain Man & Explorer
Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: Tuskegee Airman (Go through Nevada Humanities)
Jennifer Huss Basquiat (702) 651-7421 Speaker/Presentation Rose Will Monroe: Rosie the Riveter;
Exoticizing the Other: Haitian Images in US Popular Culture
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Patty Cafferata (775) 825-2694 Speaker/Presentation The Story of Nevada's State Treasurers: Some were Thieves;
The Goldfield Hotel: In Nevada's Last Gold Rush Town;
The Mapes Hotel: The First High Rise Hotel Built After World War II;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Sue Fawn Chung (702) 895-3351 Speaker/Presentation Ah Cum Kee: A Second-Generation Chinese American Woman;
Loy Lee Ford, Tonopah Pioneer;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Steve Davis (775) 784-6587 Speaker/Presentation Sagebrush Vernacular: Rural Architecture in Nevada
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Doris Dwyer (775) 423-7565 Speaker/Presentation Margaret Breen: Donner Party Survivor;
Margaret Bourke-White: Pioneering Photographer;
Women's Voices from the Overland Trail
Anne Hutchinson;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Neal Ferguson (775) 327-5164 Speaker/Presentation Bertrand Russell: Popular Philosopher
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Michael Fischer (775) 687-8393 Speaker/Presentation John Sparks: Western Cattle King;
H.F. Dangberg Sr.
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Bernadette Francke (775) 867-2586 Speaker/Presentation Camera on the Comstock: 19th Century Virginia City photographers
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Michael Green (702) 651-4457 Speaker/Presentation Mr. Lincoln and Nevada;
Nevada's Partisan Press;
The Nevada Political Tradition;
The Rise of Las Vegas;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Charles Greenhaw (775) 337-8122 Speaker/Presentation Jack Dempsey in the Mining Towns;
Daniel Murphy: Immigrant, Trailblazer & Cattle Baron;
Images of the Gold Rush Trail in Nevada, 1849-50: The Diary and Art of J. Goldsborough Bruff
From "Vaquero" to Buckaroo;
Crossing Nevada on the Victory Highway(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Shaun Griffin (775) 847-9311 Speaker/Presentation Language & Literature Topics:
Being a Poet in the West
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Ruth Hanusa Speaker/Presentation Women's History Topics:
Hildegard Von Bingen: Medieval Mystic(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Fred Horlacher (775) 424-0530 Speaker/Presentation Brigham Young, The Lion of Zion;
Tales from the Emigrant Trail and the Sagebrush Hills of Nevada;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Anne Howard (775) 786-4732 Speaker/Presentation Louisa May Alcott: Groundbreaking Author;
Kate Chopin: A Woman Ahead of Her Time;
Dorothy Parker: Humorist and Critic;
Meeting Emily Dickinson;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Brian Kral (702) 656-7409 Speaker/Presentation Eugene O'Neill
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
McAvoy Layne (775) 833-1835 Speaker/Presentation Mark Twain
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Linda Miller (702) 492-7742 Speaker/Presentation The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort: Birthplace of Las Vegas
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Doug Mishler (775) 826-1685 Speaker/Presentation Theodore Roosevelt: Architect of the American Century;
Andrew Carnegie: The Promise and Challenge of American Democracy;
Henry Ford: Man of Progress, Man of the Past;
William Lloyd Garrison: Anti-Slavery Activist;
P.T. Barnum: An American Original;
Ernie Pyle: Voice of the Common GI;
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Frank Mullen, Jr. (775) 788-6397 Speaker/Presentation The Donner Party: The Tragedy of a Doomed Wagon Train (Go through Nevada Humanities)
Stephen Nasser (702) 645-6920 Speaker/Presentation From the Holocaust to Freedom
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Dina Titus (702) 895-3756 Speaker/Presentation Behind the Irony Curtain: Lenin Loses his Head in Las Vegas;
From Political Symbol to Nostalgic Icon: The Kitschification of the Mushroom Cloud
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Anita Watson (775) 882-8135 Speaker/Presentation Mary Oxborrow: Pioneer Midwife and Healer;
Mary McNair Matthews: Jack of All Trades
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Juanita Westbrook (775) 379-9871 Speaker/Presentation Alice Smith, Civil Rights Pioneer;
Madame C.J. Walker: Inventor and Entrepreneur;
Bessie Coleman: American Aviator
(Go through Nevada Humanities)
Cap'n Dave Eisenstein (702) 352-8424 dave@capndavedinosaurs.com Speaker/Presentation Dinosaurs & Paleontology
Lajadjie Sebela; A Storyteller For All Ages worldteller@aol.com, worldteller02@yahoo.com Speaker/Presentation Stories from Around the World....
is a collection of folktales, stories and original vignettes from around the world, and back!
Clark County Election Department (702) 455-2784 hll@co.clark.nv.us Elections, Voting Available during non-election periods for:
Students’ government elections with voting machines
Classroom discussion about voting and elections in general
Student tours of the Department’s office and warehouse facilities
Dr. Dale Ethridge (702) 651-4138 drdale@nevada.edu Speaker Solar System, Stars and Galaxies, Space Exploration
Dr. Larry Martin (702) 651-5779 larry.martin@csn.edu Speaker Business and Management, Organizational Behavior
Dr. Stephen Konowalow (702) 651-4455 steve.konowalow@csn.edu Speaker Making a Difference; ; Managing Priorities to Use Time Effectively; Changing Behavior; Maximizing Potential; Achieving New Results with New Thinking; Working Smarter and Not Harder; Packaging: How You Say It Makes the Difference; Strategies for Diverse Learners; Instructional Strategies; What is this “thing” called Online Learning?; Test Taking Anxiety Reduction; Goal Setting, Focusing, and Concentrating; Planning Your Future: The non-debt way and planning Your Future: Steps to a sane retirement
Lester M. Tanaka (702) 651-5996 lester.tanaka@csn.edu Speaker Career/Life Counseling, Problem Solving, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Test Anxiety, Goal Setting, Introspection and Self Awareness Learning, College Success
Kerry Ford (702) 651-5938 kerry.ford@csn.edu Speaker Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Group Communication
John Esperian (702) 651-5755 john.esperian@csn.edu Speaker Cuba, Ray Bradbury
Bob Fuhrel (702) 651-5989 robert.fuhrel@csn.edu Speaker Samoan language and culture; James Joyce, Irish nationalist politics and Bob Dylan
Dr. Karen Hyman (702) 651-3188