Have you ever thought about the fact that summer day camp field trips typically comprise 20% of your camp week? Are you planning and executing them with the TLC and attention they deserve?
If not, this simple-to-use guide will set you on your way to giving staff and campers the very best experience they could have while away from their home base! Let’s get started…
The 24-page guide includes:
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (4 pages)
Covering the basics, this timeline starts 3 months prior and ends with the day after trip
MY FIELD TRIP FUN (1 page)
A fun, learning tool for campers to complete after the trip!
LOCATIONS SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS (9 PAGES)
- Canoe/Kayak/Paddle boarding
- Indoor Recreation Centers
- Movie Theater & Bowling Alleys
- Parks & Nature Hikes
- Outdoor Sports Fields
- Pools & Waterparks
- Zoos & Museums
FIELD TRIP WORD SEARCH (1 page)
A great tool to keep your campers busy!
FIELD TRIP PLANNING FORM (1 page)
An invaluable tool to help you plan your trip – never omit another detail again!
FIELD TRIP LOCATIONS (3 PAGES)
A list of over 130 field trip location ideas
FIELD TRIP EVALUATION FORM (1 page)
A valuable feedback tool for both campers and staff
FIELD TRIP CHECKLIST (2 pages)
Includes 20 critical items as well as room to customize and add to make it your own!
TIC-TAC-TOE (1 page)
Another camper tool to keep them engaged on the bus drive!
BUS SCAVENGER HUNT (1 page)
It will take your campers awhile to find these makes and models of cars!
So, the next time your campers ask “Where are we going this week?” You’ll be able to respond with certainty that you’ve taken the time to plan the best trip ever!
Good luck and have fun!
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