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Planning a school field trip can be an exciting endeavor, especially once you have the destination in mind. Teaching your students about your future field trip location will excite them and yourself long before you get on a charter bus. Continue reading to see the next steps of planning a field trip after you have the destination.

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Involve the Students

One of the most important aspects of a successful field trip is the involvement of your students. Gear your curriculum toward enriching this experience for your students. For example, a school field trip to Washington D.C. should be augmented with history lessons about the founding of the United States, art and architecture lessons involving the many monuments, and current events happening in American politics. By teaching your students these background subjects, they can better appreciate their field trip.

Consult the School

It is essential to involve your school administrators when planning a field trip. These professionals can help you with the planning process, funding, and other important details that occur during a field trip. In addition to consulting your school administrators, consider involving your students’ parents. They may have professional connections, ideas, and other ways to make your field trip a success.

Book the Transportation

Booking dependable transportation is crucial to a successful school field trip. Many charter bus companies offer educational tour services so that you and your students can experience the full benefits of a great field trip. Consult with your school administrators and transportation companies about the best way to give your students an exceptional experience.

Contact the Location

Do not forget to contact the location of your school field trip. Many museums, amusement parks, and other common field trip locations offer group deals, touring services, and other helpful ways to make your field trip a success.

Call Haymarket Transportation at 301-778-2007 for help planning the perfect school field trip in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia. We have several tours to offer your students the trip of a lifetime, so do not hesitate to call us.