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Captivated Audiences

To keep kids engaged and alert, field trips must strike the balance between informative and entertaining — and so, enter the theater. In a quiet, dark auditorium, students are transported to other times and worlds through a medium well known…

Bring the Zoo to You

The habitat of the Delaware Valley is crawling with creatures large and small, many residents of the area’s exceptional zoos, aquariums and nature refuge centers. When weather or budget precludes a field trip to these venues, it’s still possible to…

It’s Elemental

Science teachers will tell you it’s no hypothesis that students get a real charge out of conducting experiments. A variety of area institutions incorporate the fun of hands-on lab learning into interactive educational assemblies. Whether used to illustrate a specific…

Chaperones Wanted!

A well-planned school field trip makes a topic of study come alive by connecting classroom concepts with real-world applications. Students retain information on the subject after a field trip, and they demonstrate a greater interest in learning more on their…

Convenient Camps Near Home

Summer day camps offered by Delaware Valley parks and recreation departments are abundant and affordable. Non-residents can usually enroll their kids for a small extra fee.

A Penn State Moment

Blogger Trish Adkins, taking a cue from the recent Penn State controversy, decides to intervene in a school fight.