School field trips pull students out of the classroom, providing them with firsthand experiences that expand their knowledge while having fun. Unfortunately, school budgets cannot always cover the costs of educational field trips.
That’s where SellCandy comes in! At SellCandy, we provide schools with all the tools necessary to run a successful fundraiser to fund their next field trip.
Fundraising for High School Field Trips
- Museums (Art, Science, History)
- Zoos and Aquariums
- Botanical Gardens
- Historic Sites and Landmarks
- Theaters or Performing Arts Centers
- Wildlife Preserves
- Educational Farms or Ranches
- State or National Parks
- Cultural Festivals or Events
- Historical Reenactments
- Universities or College Campuses
- Manufacturing or Industrial Tours
- Government Buildings (Capitol, City Hall)
- Environmental Centers
- Historical Tours (Walking, Bus, or Boat)
- Community Service Projects
- Business or Corporate Tours
- Professional Sports Games or Stadium Tours
Going Beyond the Classroom – The Benefits of High School Field Trips
High school students can explore a broader range of career options, considering more specialized professions and industries.
Engaging in community service projects, volunteering, and learning about social responsibilities.
Exploring potential colleges, universities, and vocational programs to plan for higher education and careers.
Advanced Cultural Appreciation
Developing a deeper understanding of cultural nuances and global interconnectedness.
Hands-On Research Opportunities
Conducting field research, interviews, and data collection for academic projects.
Networking and Mentoring
Connecting with professionals who can provide guidance on academic and career pursuits.
Advanced STEM Exploration
Engaging in in-depth experiments, demonstrations, and discussions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Applying leadership skills in real-life scenarios and activities.
Fundraising for Elementary School Field Trips
- Zoo or Aquarium
- Children’s Museum
- Science Center
- Nature Reserve or Park
- Fire Station or Police Station
- Historical Site
- Theater or Puppet Show
- Library Visit
- Local Businesses
- Beach or Lake
- Petting Zoo
- Nature Center
- Local Landmark
- Baking or Cooking Workshop
- Veterinary Clinic
The Benefits of Elementary School Field Trips
Interactive experiences that go beyond classroom lessons.
Real-world Application of Knowledge
Connecting what’s learned in elementary school to the outside world.
Enhanced Engagement and Interest
Sparking enthusiasm for learning through new experiences.
Exposure to New Environments
Introducing elementary school students to diverse settings and places.
Cultural and Historical Understanding
Learning about history, heritage, and different cultures.
Social Skills Development
Practicing communication and teamwork with peers.
Sensory Learning and Exploration
Engaging multiple senses for deeper understanding.
Promoting Respect for Rules and Guidelines
Learning to follow instructions outside school.
Bridging Classroom Learning with Real Life
Linking academic subjects to everyday experiences.
Encouraging Lifelong Learning
Inspiring a continued curiosity and love for learning.