BOOK YOUR 2017 SCHOOL FIELD TRIP TODAY!

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History is fascinating when events and places are vividly brought to life through programs and stories that engage the senses, the mind and the imagination.

Whether students are learning about western history, our region’s natural resources, or planning which western artifact they would “purchase” as a ranch hand, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West supports classroom curricula with a range of experiential learning.

 

FIELD TRIP RESOURCES

Request a time and date for your school’s visit by completing the field trip application form and submitting it to Education Manager Wade Weber at wweber@scottsdalemuseumwest.org.

Download the school field trip application form here.

Funding for museum admission and bus transportation for the 2016-2017 school year is available to Title 1 designated Arizona schools.

Download the Title 1 school field trip application form here.

 

SUBJECT AREAS

Our tours provide content to supplement instruction in the subject areas of:

  • American History
  • Western Studies (19 western states of the U.S. and the bordering provinces of Canada and states of Mexico)
  • Visual and Language Arts
  • Science (energy-efficient architecture and conservation of natural resources)

 

MUSEUM EXPERIENCES

Our educational programming offers students access to the following and more:

  • Hundreds of western artifacts including spurs, bits, and saddles
  • Multi-media kiosks featuring informative narratives and stories
  • Historic early western art and Native American objects
  • Architectural and energy-efficient features of our building, which meet the highest standards for sustainability
  • Age-appropriate children’s scavenger/treasure hunts
  • Interactive educational activities and games
  • Rotating exhibitions of artworks and objects from renowned collections and institutions

 

LEARN MORE

For additional information or to book a school tour, please contact Education Manager Wade Weber at 480-686-9539 ext. 212 or wweber@scottsdalemuseumwest.org.