School Programs 

 
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Amazement Square’s educational programs bring classroom topics to life in exciting and curiosity-inspiring ways! Bring a classroom or let us come to you, our innovative programs will leave everyone loving learning.

 

From dinosaurs to circuit building, Discovery Programs bring a hands-on approach to the SOL curriculum.

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Unable to come to the museum?  Let us come to you!  Outreach Programs allow students to experience some of our unique hands-on learning adventures delivered straight to your classroom.  We bring all the supplies and do all the clean-up!

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Amazement Square’s Teacher Resources are designed to make your job easier by helping prepare your students for their field trip, or extending their learning after their visit. 

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Additional Information

All school visits require prior reservations and must be booked 4 weeks in advance.  A non-refundable deposit of $50 is due within two weeks after booking.  Late bookings will be subject to a $25 service charge.

Amazement Square is available for school field trips Tuesday – Friday; special requests for weekend visits are assessed on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to additional fees.

+ Prices

Pricing varies depending on the type of and number of programs in which you choose to participate. You can learn more about the school programs we offer by choosing a category above.

+ Chaperones

One chaperone per five students is required and covered by the cost of the group booking. Chaperones exceeding the 1:5 ratio will be charged $8.00 per person. If the minimum 1:5 ratio is not met, a $20/hour fee will be added. Chaperones are required to stay with their students at all times and monitor their behavior. Please note that memberships, passes, coupons, and other discounts are not applicable for admission with any school program, including museum exploration.

+ Sponsored Admissions

Reduced admission prices are available for schools with a free and reduced lunch rate of 50% or greater. Scholarship funds for reduced admission are limited and distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.For questions about sponsored admission for schools and to find out if your classroom qualifies, please contact education@amazementsquare.org.

+ Lunch Room Rental

Although the museum does not sell lunch on site, students may bring their own bagged lunch to eat in one of the museum’s designated dining spaces. Room rentals are $1.50 per student, with a minimum payment of $25. Lunch sessions are limited to 30 minutes each. Please be sure to schedule your lunch rental in advance as they are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. A $15 late fee will be charged if the room is requested on the day of your visit. A picnic area is also located on the side of the museum and is open to the public on a first come, first serve basis for no additional cost. To schedule a Lunch Room Rental, please contact education@amazementsquare.org.

HAVE QUESTIONS? VISIT OUR FAQ PAGE.

 

Field Trip Forecast

August 6-9, 2019

Many Thanks to Our Amazing Adventure School Program Sponsors!

Wells Fargo

Corporate Patron
BWX Technologies, Inc. | Centra | Pacific Life

Amazing Corporate Sponsor
Automated Conveyor Systems Inc. | Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota | Capps Shoe Company | Framatome | Lynchburg Ready Mix | Moore & Giles, Inc

Corporate Sponsor
Bank of the James | BB&T | Campbell Insurance | Candler Oil | Flippin, Bruce & Porter, Inc | Forest Dental Center | Foster Fuels | Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc | John Stewart Walker, Inc | Kyanite Mining | N.B. Handy | Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc. | Schewels Furniture | Terry VW Subaru | Watts Petroleum

Education Program Sponsor
CAPTRUST | Fleet Laboratories | Peery Family Dentistry | W.E.L., Inc.

Education Program Patron
Periodontal Health Associates | Robert W. Baird & Co.

 
 

Book Today!

All school visits require prior reservations and must be booked 4 weeks in advance. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is due within three weeks after booking.  Late bookings will be subject to a $25 service charge.

Amazement Square is available for school field trips Tuesday – Friday; special requests for weekend visits are assessed on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to additional fees.

 
 
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