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Field Trips

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Do you represent a school looking for learning opportunities? At Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, your class can learn about science, math, art and more while immersed in the outdoors!

Visit Camp Ken-Jockety and the Elam Environmental Center for an adventure-filled day led by our knowledgeable program managers and staff. Our fully-guided programs are a great way to get out of the classroom and into nature and packed with hands-on experience your students will remember for years to come.

Download our Education Program Opportunities Guide here to begin building your experience or read about our programs below.

Opportunities
Maple Syrup Field Trips
Feb. 1-24, 2022 

Build your own Maple Syrup Day by picking a class from each category! No matter which selections you make, your students will learn how syrup goes from tree to table.

In the Sugar House
Watch the evaporation process in action as sap becomes syrup! You'll learn about desnity, changes in matter and more. 

  • Evaporation Demonstration 

In the Sugar Bush
Learn where maple syrup comes from or tips and tricks for spotting the differences between trees!

  • Sugar Bush Hike
  • Tree Identification 101

The Business of Maple Syrup
Work through age appropriate maple syrup math problems, learn what it took to make syrup in the early days, or create a recognizable maple syrup brand.

  • Maple Math
  • Marketing
Outdoor Education Field Trips
April 1-May 20, 2022

Turn an outdoor excursion into an educational adventure! Choose one session from each of the following categories:

Outdoor Skills, Recreation and Team Building
Strengthen your team building skills as you build campfires, fish, search for treasure, or learn to build a shelter and identify wild plants.

  • Campfire Fun
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Survival Skills
  • and more!

 

Environmental Education
Spend time wading through a creek, exploring on a guided trek, learning about plants, or examining animal artifacts. 

  • Creek Explorer
  • Discovery Hike
  • In the Garden 
  • Ohio Wildlife Lessons
  • and more!

 

STEM
Explore science, technology, engineering and math in a hands on way.

  • MakeZone Session
  • STEM Science Magic Show
 
 
Ready to schedule?

If you’re ready to schedule a field trip to Camp Ken-Jockety and the Elam Environment Center or have any questions, click here or contact Emily Bargiel at ebargiel@gsoh.org or 614-487-8101.