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Plan a Field Trip
Learning comes easily when kids are on field trips.
The break from the routines of the school day and excitement of a new location with so much to see and do means that the lessons learned will stay with the students forever. You'll find locations in your backyard, destinations a few hours away and lots in between! Check each listing for downloadable brochures, activity sheets, registration forms and more!

4 Season's Sports Complex
www.4seasonssportscomplex.com
4seasonsevents@gmail.com
Jessica Dannettel
2710 Hampstead Rd.
Hampstead, MD 21074
410-239-3366
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
Comments:
A large complex capable of accommodating small or large groups for mini-golf, inflatables, swimming, or other activities. A variety of options available.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Aberdeen Ironbirds
www.ironbirdsbaseball.com
kheilman@ripkenbaseball.com
Kevin Heilman
873 Long Dr.
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410- 297-9292
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Sports,
Comments:
IronBirds baseball, a short season single A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
Abrakadoodle Art
www.abrakadoodle.com/md01
plakatta@abrakadoodle.com
Pat Lakatta
9606 Deereco Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
443-841-7171
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Geography,
  • Math,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Nutrition,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Sports,
  • Storytellers,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Art Education - your school/organization or our Studio. Integrated, standards-based, age-appropriate activities; art vocabulary, core subjects Art, mixed media; Contemporary & Old Masters. Assemblies, classes to support STEAM. Summer Camp Program
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Academy Art Museum
www.academyartmuseum.org
cdelnero@academyartmuseum.org
Constance Del Nero
106 South St.
Easton, MD 21601
410-822-2787
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
Comments:
The ArtReach program uses current exhibitions as a springboard to engage students in visual arts, language arts, and critical thinking skills. The Museum offers a tour of the current exhibition followed by a visual arts or language arts project.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Accokeek Foundation/ National Colonial Farm
www.accokeek.org
info@accokeek.org

3400 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, MD 20607
301-283-2113
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
Historic middle class farm depicting life on the eve of the American Revolution. Heirloom plants and animals.
Adkins Arboretum
www.adkinsarboretum.org
jhoughton@adkinsarboretum.org
Jennifer Houghton
12610 Eveland Rd.
Ridgely, MD 21660
410-634-2847
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A 400-acre native garden and plant preserve dedicated to the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay region's native landscape, offering a variety of hands-on environmental education programs aligned with MSDE standards.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Adkins Historical & Museum Complex, Inc. (The)
www.adkinsmuseum.com
adkins5829@gmail.com
Carolyn Adkins
100 Bratten St.
Mardela Springs, MD 21837
410-302-2298
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
Tour 11 historic buildings and graves of a Revolutionary War patriot.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Adventure Park (The) at Sandy Spring Friends School
www.sandyspringtrees.org
info@sandyspringtrees.org
Kimberly Hutchison
16701 Norwood Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
240-389-4386
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
We are a five-acre aerial forest park located in Sandy Spring, MD. Swing, zip, and climb through 13 different courses in our Park. We offer field trip packages! Please contact our office at (240) 389 - 4386 to learn more.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Adventure Park USA
www.adventureparkusa.com
janine@adventureparkusa.com

11113 Baldwin Rd., P.O. Box 362
New Market, MD 21774
301-865-6800
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Math,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Religion,
  • Restaurants,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Year round Laser tag, Bumper Cars, High Ropes Course, Rock Wall, Gold Rush Playground & Stampede Arcade. Seasonally Go-Karts, Roller Coaster, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Tilt A Whirl, Carousel, Teacups, Helicopters, Mini Himalaya & Gem Stone Mining.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Adventure Sports Center International
www.adventuresportscenter.com
asci@adventuresportscenter.com
Michael Logsdon
250 Adventure Sports Way
McHenry, MD 21541
301-334-7495
Grades served: 6 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Mountain top white water course. Open May-October for guided rafting, river boarding, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and geocaching.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
African Art Museum of Maryland
www.africanartmuseum.org
africanartmuseumofmd@verizon.net
Doris Ligon
11711 E. Market Place, Maple Lawn
Fulton, MD 20759
301-490-6070
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Encourages a better understanding of African culture through an exploration of its arts. Hands-on art activities. African Experience Tour - by appointment $5.
Alice Ferguson Foundation - Hard Bargain Farm Environmental
www.fergusonfoundation.org
kroumfort@fergusonfoundation.org
Keith Roumfort
2001 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, MD 20607
301-292-5665
Grades served: K - 5
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Educational one-day program during the school year only. Bridging the Watershed for highschoolers in parks around the area. Overnight programs for grades 5-6. Summer workshops for teachers.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Allegany Museum
www.alleganymuseum.org
info@alleganymuseum.org
Gary Bartik
3 Pershing St.
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-777-7200
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Focuses primarily on history of Allegany County and the surrounding area.
American Music Theatre
www.AMTshows.com/Groups
sales@amtshows.com

2425 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA 17605
800-648-4102
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Theater,
Comments:
2014 Shows-Music Of The Night & 2014 Christmas Show 2015 Shows-Inspire & 2015 Christmas Show Please visit amtshows.com/groups for more detailed information on our Student Experience featuring an interactive tour, Q&A with cast, and show tickets.
American Visionary Art Museum
www.avam.org
groupvisits@avam.org
Beka Plum
800 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-244-1900
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
National repository for self-taught artists, inspiring creativity through discovery of their artists' work and presenting hands-on experiences.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Amish Experience (The)
www.amishexperience.com
padutch@amishexperience.com
Clinton Martin
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
800-555-2303,x221
Grades served: 3 - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Guided Amish house & schoolroom tours, step-on guides for farmland tours, exciting F/X theater production "Jacob's Choice." Also Underground Railroad & dairy farm tours; opportunities to meet and talk with Amish; family-style meals; study guides.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Amish Farm & House
www.amishfarmandhouse.com
info@amishfarmandhouse.com

2395 Lincoln Hwy., East
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-394-6185
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Other,
  • Religion,
Comments:
Learn about Amish customs and traditions in Lancaster County, the nation's largest Amish community. 1805 farmhouse and outbuildings, one-room schoolhouse, covered bridge, picnic area, farm animals.
Amped Up! Family Amphitheatre
www.2ampedup.com
info@ampedup.com
Mike Amrhine
11600 Crossroads Circle
Baltimore, MD 21220
877-2-AMPED-UP
Grades served: K - 8
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
One-of-a-kind, technology-driven adventures with animation, HD video, 3-D images, music, TV parodies, games, and more. Topics in all subject areas.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center
www.otterpointcreek.org
aclec@harfordcountymd.gov
Kriste Garman
700 Otter Point Rd.
Abingdon, MD 21009
410-612-1688
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Goal is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of estuarine ecosystems through research, monitoring, and education.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Annapolis Maritime Museum
www.amaritime.org
jfalk@amaritime.org
Josh Falk
723 2nd St.
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-295-0104 x3
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Career Preparation,
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Connect with and learn about the maritime heritage of the Annapolis area and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. The Museum offers on-site field trips as well as outreach programs and are designed to meet STEM, Social studies, and science standards
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Annapolis Sailing Cruises: Schooner Woodwind
www.schoonerwoodwind.com
info@schoonerwoodwind.com

80 Compromise St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-7837
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Maritime,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Sail the Chesapeake Bay on a 74-foot, classic wooden schooner. Kids raise the sails, steer the boat, and learn sailing terminology.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
www.annapolissymphony.org
kstriegel@annapolissymphony.org
Kirsten Striegel
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-269-1132
Grades served: 2 - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
Comments:
Mission is to produce, present, and promote memorable symphonic music that increases awareness, enjoyment, and appreciation of music for all ages.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
www.annmariegarden.org
marketing@annmariegarden.org
Bill Stevenson
13480 Dowell Rd.
Solomons, MD 20629
410-326-4640
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A 1/4 mile walking path meanders through woods past sculpture, including more than 30 works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Arts Building has rotating exhibition space & gift shop. 5 art studio/classrooms
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Antietam National Battlefield
www.nps.gov/anti
christie_stanczak@nps.gov
Christie Stanczak
P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
301-432-5124
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Free, curriculum-based, ranger-led programs, about the single bloodiest day in American history. Please email to make reservations.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Antietam Recreation
antietamrecreation.com
info@antietamrecreation.com
Jessica Rotz
9745 Garis Shop Rd.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-797-7999
Grades served: K - 8
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on activities, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, team games, more. Petting zoo.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Applewood Farm, LLC
www.applewoodfarm.org
applewoodfarm@earthlink.net
Pat Adelhardt
4435 Prospect Rd.
Whiteford, MD 21160
410-836-1140
Grades served: Pre-K - 3
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
School tours focus on having fun while learning about agriculture. In the spring, the tour explains planting; in the fall students learn about harvesting. Christmas tree and pumpkin farm tours also.
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Hwy. 24
Appomattox, VA 24522
434-352-8987
Grades served: - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
The site of General Lee's surrender, beginning the end of the Civil War.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Arena Players
www.arenaplayers.org
cborange2@aol.com
Cathrine Orange
801 McCulloh St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-728-6500
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Our mission is to entertain, educate, and serve the Baltimore community. We nurture and give growth to new, emerging, and established artists through cross-cultural endeavors while boldly illuminating the African-American experience.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
FREE!
Arlington National Cemetery
arlingtoncemetery.mil
ancpao@conus.army.mil

Memorial Dr.
Arlington, VA 22211
877-907-8585
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
Comments:
Home to more than 400,000 honored dead, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as the graves of President John F. Kennedy, President William H. Taft, supreme court justices and other well-known military, space and exploration heroes.
Arts On Stage, Ltd.
www.artsonstage.org
info@artsonstage.org

12 Broadridge Lane
Lutherville, MD 21093
410-252-8717
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Bullying,
  • Ecology,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Math,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Live, professional and educational theater field trips for students and families. Encompassing common core curriculum with subjects such as math, science, language arts, history, fairy tales, health, etc.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Ash Lawn-Highland
www.ashlawnhighland.org
info@ashlawnhighland.org

2050 James Monroe Pkwy.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-293-8000
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
535-acre estate, home of President James Monroe, re-creates his working farm.
FREE!
Assateague Island National Seashore
www.nps.gov/asis
jay_johnstone@nps.gov
Jay Johnstone
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811
410-641-1441
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Programs are curriculum based and resource immersive.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Assateague State Park
www.dnr.maryland.gov
meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov
Meghan Sochowski
7307 Stephen Decatur Hwy.
Berlin, MD 21811
410-641-2120 x 20
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
We offer a variety of field trip opportunities to discover the unique ecology of a barrier island, the Atlantic Ocean, and the salt marsh along with the abundance of creatures that inhabit them.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Atlantic Edge Dive Center
www.atlanticedge.com
diving@atlanticedge.com
Mary Robinson
102 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
866-550-3483
Grades served: 5 - 10
Subjects:
  • Science/Technology,
  • Sports,
Comments:
Scuba diving center offering all levels from try-its to scuba certification.
Audubon Naturalist Society
www.anshome.org/school
jen.wolfe@anshome.org

8940 Jones Mill Rd.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-652-9188 x10
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Offers a wide variety of environmental education programs that foster an appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of the natural environment through outdoor, hand-on programs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Avalon Theatre
www.avalontheatre.com
boxoffice@avalontheatre.com
Suzy Moore
40 E. Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601
410-822-0345
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Venue for the performing arts and education.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
B&O Railroad Museum
www.borail.org
groupsales@borail.org
Dana Kirn
901 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21223
410-752-2490
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
The birthplace of American railroading; 40 acres railroad history, 1884 Roundhouse; Civil War railroad equipment; Kids Zone, carousel rides, kiddie train rides; rides aboard the Mile One Express, Wed.-Sun., Apr.-Dec & weekends.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
B&O Railroad Museum - Ellicott City Station
www.ecborail.org
sitemanager@borail.org
Tom Hane
2711 Maryland Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-461-1945
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Oldest railroad station in America. Stories of the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial railroad in the country.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Babe Ruth Birthplace & Sports Legends Museum
www.baberuthmuseum.com
john@baberuthmuseum.org
John Hein
301 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410- 727-1539
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Sports,
Comments:
Featured exhibits on the life and times of Babe Ruth.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Also available:
Ballet Theatre of Maryland
www.balletmaryland.org
btmmgr@balletmaryland.org
Dee Lombard
801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-224-5644
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Recreation,
  • Theater,
Comments:
2013-2014 Academic year. Ballet Mini's include Beauty/Beast-Oct17, Nutcracker-Dec12th &19th, Swan Lake-Feb20. Show Times 9:30 & 11:15 am.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Baltimore & Annapolis Trail/ BWI Trail
www.aacounty.org
pyoung@aacounty.org
Mary Young
44 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-222-7000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
13.3-mile paved trail through forests, suburbs, and farms from Severna Park to Glen Burnie where it connects to the 12.5-mile BWI trail.
Baltimore Ballet
www.baltimoreballet.com
info@baltimoreballet.org
Doris Williams
10534 York Rd., Suite 201
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-667-7974
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
Comments:
Intensives, ballet for all ages and abilities. Perform in the Nutcracker, Winter Concert, Spring Performance and many outreach performances.
FREE!
Baltimore Civil War Museum at President Street Station
Anthony Pollutra
601 President St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
443-220-0290
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
A former train station associated with the underground railroad and the first death of the Civil War.
FREE!
Baltimore Clayworks
www.baltimoreclayworks.org
gallery@baltimoreclayworks.org
Yoshi Fujii
5707 Smith Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209
410-578-1919
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Weekly after-school ceramic/art programming for all skill levels in a relaxed studio environment. Free School group tours of multiple exhibition galleries and working classroom studio - please phone. Artist demonstrations upon request for fee
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Baltimore Humane Society Human Education & Outreach Program
www.bmorehumane.org
goldband@bmorehumane.org
Wendy Goldband
1601 Nicodemus Rd.
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-833-8848
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Other,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Lessons exposing youth to humane treatment of all animals and basic needs of pets. At your location or theirs.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Baltimore Museum of Art (The)
Lisette Wilson
10 Art Museum Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218
443- 573-1821
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
The BMA provides Pre-K-12 and university students and their teachers with engaging tour experiences that inspire creativity, foster critical thinking, and explore the human stories of art. All tours are free for school and university groups.
Baltimore Museum of Industry
www.thebmi.org
tours@thebmi.org
Jessica Celmer
1415 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410- 727-4808
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Economics,
  • Factories/Business,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Interactive tours and hands-on programs showcasing Baltimore's industrial past.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Baltimore Streetcar Museum
Andrew Blumberg
1901 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-547-0264
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
The Museum provides a historical experience of Baltimore's public transportation history through its streetcars and displays.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Education Dept.
www.bsokids.com
education@bsomusic.org
Anne Marie Guzy
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-783-8118
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Interactive musical experiences. Mid-week concerts align with state, national and common core standards. Free lesson plans for teachers. Open rehearsals available for music students in grades 6-up.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Banneker-Douglass Museum
www.bdm.org
jjones@goci.state.md.us
Joni Jones
914 Franklin St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-216-6180
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass. Dedicated to preserving Maryland's African-American heritage. Hands-on education programs discussing history, language arts and cultural studies, focused on Maryland's African American history.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Barbara Fritchie House

154 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-600-4047
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Reconstructed home of the heroine of Whittier's poem from the Civil War relaying her words to Stonewall Jackson: "'Shoot if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag,' she said."
Battleship New Jersey
www.battleshipnewjersey.org
jwillard@battleshipnewjersey.org
Jack Willard
62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ 08103
866-877-6262
Grades served: 4 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
Comments:
Guided tour of our nation's most decorated and largest battleship.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum
www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com
bannekermuseum@baltimorecountymd.gov
Justine Schaeffer
300 Oella Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21228
410-887-1081
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A museum and park with diverse educational opportunities in history, culture, and the environment. Experiential programs that include the portrayal of colonial living history. Indoor/outdoor lunch accommodations available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Benjamin Banneker Planetarium
Angie Black
CCBC, 800 S. Rolling Rd.
Catonsville, MD 21228
443-840-4560
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Planetarium shows available during the school year.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Benjamin Franklin Museum

316-318 Market St., Franklin Court
Philadelphia, MD 19106
215-597-7122
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Explore Franklin's life and character through artifacts, computer animations, and interactive displays. Displays are educational, challenging, and fun.
Black Cherry Puppet Theater
www.blackcherry.org
info@blackcherry.org
Michael Lamason
1115 Hollins St.
Baltimore, MD 21223
410-752-7272
Grades served: 1 - 8
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Puppetry-based curriculum integrated programs for students.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Black Hill Visitor Center
www.blackhillnature.org
anna.robinson@montgomeryparks.org
Anna Enriquez Robinson
Black Hill Regional Park, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr.
Boyds, MD 20841
301-528-3491
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on nature and outdoors experience for all seasons. A program of Montgomery County Dept. of Parks.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Bowie Baysox Baseball
www.baysox.com
mmccann@baysox.com
Matt McCann
4101 Crain Hwy.
Bowie, MD 20716
301-464-4813
Grades served: K - 8
Subjects:
  • Sports,
Comments:
Baysox baseball. Baseball in Education field trips feature spring baseball, curriculum packs, and lunch for all. Hosting two sessions each season.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Brad’s Produce
www.bradsproduce.com
brad@bradsproduce.com
Karin Milton
550 Asbury Rd.
Churchville, MD 21028
410-734-4769
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Educational farm tours to educate students about where their food comes from. Seasonal corn maze.
Brookside Nature Center
www.brooksidenature.org
priscilla.taylor@mncppc-mc.org
Mgozi Dibia
Wheaton Regional Park, 1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-962-1480
Grades served: Pre-K - 4
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on nature and outdoors experience.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Brunswick Heritage Museum
www.brunswickmuseum.org
roleary@brrm.net
Rebecca O'Leary
40 W. Potomac St.
Brunswick, MD 21716
301-834-7130
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Railroad history exhibits, a social history of life in the railroad boom, and a 1700 sq.ft. interactive model railroad.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
C & O Bicycle
www.candobicycle.com
candobicycle@cox.net
Dennis Hudson
9 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Hancock, MD 21750
301-678-6665
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Bike shop with rentals, repairs, and sales. Screened-in bunkhouse and general store for bikers on the C & O Canal trail.
FREE!
C & O Canal Great Falls Tavern

11710 MacArthur Blvd.
Potomac, MD 20854
301-767-3714
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Mule-drawn barge rides on the historic canal. Footbridges to view the Great Falls of the Potomac. Hiking, bicycling.
C&O Canal NHP-Cumberland Visitor Center
www.nps.gov/choh
rita-knox@nps.gov
Rita Knox
13 Canal St.
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-722-8226
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Explore the rich history of the C&O Canal and Cumberland. Exhibits on Cumberland as a tranportation crossroads, the coal industry that fed the canal, and canal boatbuilding in Cumberland.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Calvert Marine Museum
www.calvertmarinemuseum.com
mccormmj@co.cal.md.us
Melissa McCormick
14200 Solomons Island Rd.
Solomons, MD 20688
410-326-2042
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Explore and learn how our prehistoric past, natural environment, and maritime heritage come together to tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Camp Puh’tok Native American Program
www.camppuhtok.com
info@camppuhtok.com
Lindsay Laker
17433 Big Falls Rd.
Monkton, MD 21111
410-329-6590
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Join us at Camp Puh'tok to experience outdoor education, Native American culture, early pioneering skills, ropes course and team building elements, archery, and much more!
Canneloni Kids Cooking School
www.ckssweb.com
ckcsfoodsllc@gmail.com
Nikki McGowan

, MD
443-453-4756
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Culinary Arts,
  • Nutrition,
Comments:
Hands-on mobile cooking program that incorporates science, math, nutrition, and kitchen safety into the preparation of fun and delicious culinary specialties. We come to you!
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Cape May Whale Watcher
capemaywhalewatcher.com
info@capemaywhalewatcher.com
Captain Jess Stewart
Miss Chris Marina, 1218 Wilson Dr.
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-5445
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Whale and dolphin watch cruises. A touch Tank is available on the boat so students can get up close and personal with marine life.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Carrie Murray Nature Center
www.carriemurraynaturecenter.org
margaret.boyce@baltimorecity.gov
PJ Boyce
1901 Ridgetop Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21207
410-396-0808
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Service Learning,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
The Center’s mission focuses on educating the public on two things everyone loves: animals and the outdoors. Everyone can learn about out rescued raptors and reptiles as well the environment and human impact.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Carroll Arts Center
carrollcountyartscouncil.org
tabetha@carrollcountyartscouncil.org
Tabetha White
91 W. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-7272
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Recreation,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Customized field trips to complement curriculum in a 263-seat movie theater and galleries.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Carroll Mansion & Phoenix Shot Tower
www.carrollmuseums.org
phankins@carrollmuseums.org
Paula Hankins
800 E. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-605-2964
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Home to Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Shot Tower made small game shot in the 19th century and is the last of three such towers in the U.S.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Catoctin Mountain Orchard
Patricia Black
15036 N. Franklinville Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788
301-271-2737
Grades served: K - 3
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Orchard and farm market.
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
www.cwpzoo.com
bowens@cwpzoo.com
Brandi Owens
13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788
301-271-4922
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Twenty-five acres and over 500 animals, safari ride, shows, animal encounters.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Cecil County Arts Council, Inc.
www.cecilcountyartscouncil.org
info@cecilcountyartscouncil.org
Ann Marie Hamilton
Elkton Arts Center Gallery, 135 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
410-392-5740
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Presents, promotes, and sustains the arts.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Cecil County Tourism
www.seececil.org
cecil.tourism@ccgov.org
Sandy Turner
68 Heather Lane, Suite 43
Perryville, MD 21903
800-232-4595
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Center Ring Circus School
www.centerringcircusschool.com
gregorymay@verizon.net
Gregory May
6770 Oak Hall Lane, Suite 105
Columbia, MD 21045
443-996-8197
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Other,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Balance work and play on tightrope and unicycle; flip out on bar and fabric trapeze; and catch the circus bug in our juggling zone. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students of all ages to investigate the wonderful world of circus!
Center Stage
Rosiland Cauthen
700 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-986-4051
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Education programs integrating theater into students' lives, inspiring young imaginations through programs that cultivate creative and intellectual potential while developing a practical understanding of the arts.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
www.nps.gov/choh/
hollie_lynch@nps.gov
Hollie Lynch
1850 Dual Hwy., Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-4200
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Biking and hiking along 185-mile, 19th-century canal running along the Potomac River from the mouth of Rock Creek at Georgetown in Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Md. Mule-drawn canal boat rides.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Chesapeake Arts Center
www.chesapeakearts.org
etarpley@chesapeakearts.org
Erin Tarpley
194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225
410-636-6597
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Storytellers,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Multi-discipline arts center offering entertainment and arts education classes, as well as day-time theatre performances perfect for field-trips!
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
www.cbf.org
educationcoordinator@cbf.org
Joellen (Jo) Shallcross
6 Herndon Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-268-8816
Grades served: 4 - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Service Learning,
Comments:
Field education for students and professional development for teachers at 6 locations in Md; curriculum developed in cooperation with MSDE; 3-day environmental educational field experiences featuring an interactive look at the Bay and its inhabitants
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Tracey Munson
Navy Point, P.O. Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663
410-745-2916
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Recreation,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum preserves and explores the history, environment, and people of the Chesapeake Bay through 12 interactive exhibit buildings over 18 acres of waterfront. Kids can pull up a crab pot, climb a real lighthouse & more!
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark
Wade Murphy
21308 Phillips Rd.
Tilghman Island, MD 21671
410-829-3976
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Hear about the boat, the Bay, and local wildlife aboard the skipjack. April through November.
Chesapeake Beach Water Park
www.chesapeakebeachwaterpark.com
waterpark@chesapeake-beach.md.us

4079 Gordon Stinnett Blvd., P.O. Box 400
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
410-257-1404
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Slides, lagoon, kids' pool, eight water slides, fountains, waterfalls, kids' activity pool, more.
Chesapeake Children's Museum
www.theccm.org
info@theccm.org
Dr. Deborah Wood
25 Silopanna Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-990-1993
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Ecology,
  • Economics,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Nutrition,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Service Learning,
  • Social Studies,
  • Storytellers,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on museum for children and families set in a woodland park at the head of Spa Creek. Find current workshop themes at our website: www.theccm.org or call to suggest a topic to fit your needs. We can also bring a "workshop to go" to your school.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy
Cynthia Beane
121 N. Union Ave, Suite C
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-939-4078
Grades served: 1 -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Discovery Learning about the Chesapeake Bay on board the Skipjack Martha Lewis. Discovery Traveler programs on site.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Patrick Kilpatrick
7 South Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-313-8874
Grades served: 6 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Theater,
Comments:
student matinees, group tickets to season performances.
Also available:
Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park (The)
www.rosehillmuseum.com
ksaavendra@frederickcountymd.gov
Kari Saavedra
355 Montevue Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21702
301-600-1646
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Hands-on history museum.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Children's Playhouse of Maryland
www.cpmarts.org
cpm@ccbcmd.edu
Diane Smith
7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237
443-840-2426
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Theater,
Comments:
Youth theater dedicated to student performers and bringing theater arts to all ages.
Children's Theater Association
ctabaltimore.org
kdaly@ctabaltimore.org
Kevin Daly
1055 Taylor Ave.
Towson, MD 21286
443-901-0835
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Theater,
Comments:
Plays for children performed by adults at college theaters and other theater facilities throughout the State of Maryland. We perform plays about Maryland history, classic children's stories; folk tales, tall tales and tales of wonder.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Choo Choo Barn - Traintown USA
www.choochoobarn.com
kristi@choochoobarn.com

226 Gap Rd., Rt. 741 East
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-7911
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Explore a work of art in this gigantic model train layout, hand-crafted by one family for 50+ years. See 150 animated people and scenes on a display that is much more than “just trains”.
Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding
www.chtr.org
chtrinc@aol.com
Lesley Shear
22500 W. Harris Rd.
Barnesville, MD 20838
301-916-2040
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Weekly riding lessons and recreational and curriculum-based opportunities in the outdoors. Activities for those with special needs available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Clara Barton National Historic Site
www.nps.gov/clba
kevin-patti@nps.gov
Kevin Pattik
5801 Oxford Rd.
Glen Echo , MD 20812
301-320-1410
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
The home, which also served as a warehouse and headquarters of the American Red Cross, open for hourly tours.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Clark's Elioak Farm
www.clarklandfarm.com
clarkselioakfarm@hotmail.com
Martha Clark
10500 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
410-730-4049
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Spring and summer tours include farm animal tour and hayride, pond habitat, and garden tours. Fall tour includes farm animal tour and hayride to the pumpkin patch. Pony rides and Enchanted Forest Pine Tree Maze.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Cliffs Schoolhouse

Margaret Smith
Rt. 289, Quaker Neck Rd. MAILING: C. Cordes 104 Birch Run Rd Chestertown MD 21620
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-2529
Grades served: 2 - 7
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Half-day program for students to experience a typical day in a one-room schoolhouse, c. early 1900's. Especially suited to Maryland's 4th grade curriculum.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
College of Southern Maryland
www.csmd.edu/arts
bxoffc@csmd.edu
Keith Hight
8730 Mitchell Rd., P.O. Box 910
LaPlata, MD 20646
301-934-2251
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Storytellers,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Various arts activities and events.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
College Park Aviation Museum
www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com
aviationmuseum@pgparks.com
Rosalyn Moore
1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr.
College Park, MD 20740
301-864-6029
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Museum telling the story of historic College Park Airport, the world's oldest continuously operating airport. Interactive exhibits, vintage aircraft and special programs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Columbia Art Center
www.columbiaartcenter.org
art.staff@columbiaassociation.com
Trudy Badchak
6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045
410-730-0075
Grades served: - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Classes offered in ceramics, drawing, painting, crafts, marbling, digital design, fashion and home design.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA)
www.CCTArts.com
info@cctarts.com
Alexandra Franco
6655 Dobbin Rd., Unit 4
Columbia, MD 21045
410-381-0700
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Four curriculum-based field trips to professional productions annually including Charlotte's Web, Anne Frank, Seussical, Frog and Toad, and more. Conservatory and afterschool theater programs. Outreach programs to low income and special needs youth.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Columbia Orchestra
www.columbiaorchestra.org
execdir@columbiaorchestra.org
Katherine Keefe
Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-465-8777
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
Comments:
Performances at the Jim Rouse Theatre, Wilde Lake H.S. Young People's Concerts on the schedule. In-school programs available.
Columbia School of Music
Kurt Krenzischek
5401 Twin Knolls Rd., Suite 12
Columbia, MD 21045
410-964-2228
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
Comments:
Introduction to music and music lessons for all ages.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Community Art Center - Towson University
www.towson.edu/cac
cac@towson.edu
Stacy Arnold
8000 York Rd., CFA 3103Y
Towson, MD 21252
410-704-2351
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Variety of year-round weekend art classes including: portfolio prep, young artist's studio, clay, comics, 2D animation, digital drawing/ painting and 3D printing.
Community Bridge
www.williamcochran.com
teresa.cochran@williamcochran.com
Teresa Cochran
Carroll Creek @ Carroll St. MAILING: 7192 Meadowbrooke Dr.
Frederick, MD 21702
301-696-2839
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Concrete, 100-foot traffic bridge transformed into community art, an illusion of an old stone bridge painted by hand. Adjacent to the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center.
Concord Point Lighthouse
www.concordpointlighthouse.org
concordpointlighthouse@verizon.net

Lafayette & Concord Sts., P.O. Box 212
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-939-3213
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Built in 1827, the second oldest lighthouse in Maryland. Restored keeper's house with exhibits. Open April through October.
Contemporary Museum
www.contemporary.org
info@comtemporary.org
Irene Donnelly
PO Box 1572
Baltimore, MD 21203
410-756-0397
Grades served: 6 - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Contemporary art by living and working artists.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Coopermine Fieldhouse at Duburns Arena
www.copperminefieldhouse.com
info@copperminefieldhouse.com
Alex Jacobs
3100 Boston St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-337-7781
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
High energy coaches that promote confidence and build self-esteem. Creative Movement, Lacrosse, Soccer, Team Building, Gymnastics, Baseball & more. Indoor or Outdoor programs with lunch areas. Open to Private, Public & Homeschool Groups.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Coppermine Fieldhouse
www.copperminefieldhouse.com
info@copperminefieldhouse.com
Alex Jacobs
1400 Coppermine Terrace
Baltimore, MD 21209
410-337-7781
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
High energy coaches that promote confidence and build self-esteem. Creative Movement, Lacrosse, Soccer, Team Building, Gymnastics, Baseball & more. Indoor or Outdoor programs with lunch areas. Open to Private, Public & Homeschool Groups.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Corradetti Glassblowing Studio & Gallery
www.corradetti.com
studio@corradetti.com
Julie Corradetti
2010 Clipper Park Rd., Suite 119
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-243-2010
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Factories/Business,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Demonstrations and hands-on activities in glassblowing available for groups of up to 50.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Crayola Experience
www.crayolaexperience.com
experienceinfo@crayola.com

30 Centre Square
Easton, PA 18042
610-515-8000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Discover the magic of color at the world’s only Crayola Experience, open all year around! More than 25 hands on attractions that allow kids to explore art and technology, express their creativity, and experience color in a whole new way!
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Creative Alliance
www.creativealliance.org
rachel@creativealliance.org
Rachel Miller
3134 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-276-1651
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Come tour our current exhibitions and gallery shows. Tour options include: exhibition activity, resident artist studio visit, and hands-on activity. Check our website for upcoming shows and exhibitions!
Cromwell Valley Park
www.cromwellvalleypark.org
info@cromwellvalleypark.org
Susan Dorsey
2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234
410-887-2503
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Nature and farm park offering programs in sustainable agriculture, organic gardening, and all aspects of nature programming.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Crystal Grottos Caverns
Jerry Downs
19821 Shepherdstown Pike, Rt. 34
Boonsboro, MD 21713
240-217-7623
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Natural Wonder,
Comments:
Tour of 250 million-year-old cave with millions of stalactites.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Cunningham Falls State Park
Amber Cavey
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788
301-271-7574
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Scales & Tales environmental program that uses captive non-releaseable birds of prey and reptiles, and tales about how these creatures can live in our state parks; naturalists instill values of stewardship. Other interpretive programming available.
FREE!
Cylburn Arboretum
www.cylburn.org
info@cylburnassociation.org
Glenda Weber
4915 Greenspring Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209
410-367-2217
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
207-acre city park featuring hundreds of horticultural specimens, three miles of nature trails, and a nature museum.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Dancemoves Studio of Dance
www.dancemovesstudio.com
eksgs@aol.com
Susan Joines
5811 Allender Rd.
White Marsh, MD 21162
410-335-4409
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
Comments:
Classes in all types of dance, and professional dance company in residence offering lecture demos and performances.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
www.delaplaine.org
info@delaplaine.org

40 S. Carroll St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-698-0656
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Non-profit arts education facility featuring art instruction, exhibitions, and special programs.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Delmarva Discovery Center
www.delmarvadiscoverycenter.org
bgarrett@delmarvadiscoverycenter.org
Brian Garrett
2 Market St.
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
410-957-9933
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • History,
Comments:
Focusing on river ecology, and the history of the Pocomoke River, including shipbuilding, trading, fishing, and local Native American historical culture.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Delmarva Shorebirds
www.theshorebirds.com
sschoolcraft@theshorebirds.com
Shawn Schoolcraft
6400 Hobbs Rd.
Salisbury, MD 21804
410-219-3112
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Sports,
Comments:
Shorebirds baseball, minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Design-A-Tee Party
www.designateecompany.com
designateecompany@gmail.com
Stephanie Hill
5636 Belair Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21206
443-838-9997
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Destination Education by Watermark
www.destinationeducation.com
groups@watermarkjourney.com
410-268-7601
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Experience Annapolis & Baltimore on land and water. Walking Tours include USNA, State House, Annapolis with historically attired guides that interact with students. 4th Grade MD curriculum. Cruises include Annapolis area and Baltimore Inner Harbor.
Also available:
Dinosaur Park

13200 Mid Atlantic Blvd.
Laurel, MD 20708
301-627-1286
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
A rare deposit of 110 million-year-old fossils of dinosaurs, ancient plants and more. Field trips and outreach programs let visitors take part in the ongoing search for fossils, and are designed to meet STEM and science standards.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc.
www.discoverystation.org
bmarbyers@juno.com
B. Byers
101 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-790-0076
Grades served: K - 10
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Hands-on science, technology, and history center featuring educational experiences that stimulate a desire for discovery, exploration, and lifelong learning.Exhibits include: Titanic,NASA/Space/Weather,C&O Canal,Baseball,Civil War Music Exhibit,more.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Dorchester County Tourism
www.tourdorchester.org
info@tourdorchester.org
Amanda Fenster Maker
2 Rose Hill Place
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-1000
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
General information about tourism in Dorchester County.
Double Key Treasure Hunts
doublekeytreasurehunts.com
info@doublekeytreasurehunts.com
Becky West

Washington, DC 20000
800-494-3183
Grades served: 5 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Students develop teambuilding skills such as cooperation, communication and critical thinking while solving clues. When this real treasure hunt is solved each student receives a small vial of real gold flakes. Contact Becky for special discounts.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Dutch Wonderland
dutchwonderland.com
infodw@dutchwonderland.com

2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA 17602
866-FUNatDW
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
Live shows, rides, water attractions.
Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Columbia
www.earthtreksclimbing.com
info@earthtreksclimbing.com
Christina Rensch
7125-C Columbia Gateway Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046
800-CLIMB-UP
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Rockville
www.earthtreksclimbing.com
info@earthtreksclimbing.com
Christina Rensch
725 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
800-CLIMB-UP
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Timonium
www.earthtreksclimbing.com
info@earthtreksclimbing.com
Christina Rensch
1930 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, MD 21093
800-CLIMB-UP
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/eastern_neck/
cindy_beemiller@fws.gov
Cindy Beemiller
1730 Eastern Neck Rd.
Rock Hall, MD 21661
410-639-7056
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
2,285-acre island refuge, a major feeding and resting place for migratory and wintering waterfowl on the Eastern Shore.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Echo Hill Outdoor School
www.ehos.org
info@ehos.org
Pat Bjorke
13655 Bloomingneck Rd.
Worton, MD 21678
410-348-5880
Grades served: 3 - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
One day programs and 2- to 5-day residential learning experiences introducing and acclimating children to the outdoors: Science & Ecology, History & Human Environment, Watershed Ecology of the Chesapeake Bay, High & Low Elements Adventure Course.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Eden Mill Nature Center
www.edenmill.org
edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com
Valarie Klein
1617 Eden Mill Rd.
Pylesville, MD 21132
410-836-3050
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Non-profit organization dedicated to developing a greater awareness and appreciation of the natural and historical resources of the area.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Elk Neck State Park and Forest

4395 Turkey Point Rd.
North East, MD 21901
410-287-5333
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Peninsula park overlooking the North East River, the Elk River, and the Chesapeake Bay, with beaches, marshland, and bluffs; Turkey Point Lighthouse.
Ellicott City Colored School, Restored
www.howardcountymd.gov/rap
cchamberlain@howardcountymd.gov
Caitlin Chamberlain
8683 Frederick Rd; Howard Co. Dept. of Rec. & Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-0420
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
One-room schoolhouse constructed in 1880 as the first public school for black children in Howard County. In use as a school until the early 1950s.Currently set up as a late 19th century schoolhouse with old desks, books, etc.
Ellicott City Firehouse Museum
www.howardcountymd.gov/rap
cchamberlain@howardcountymd.gov
Caitlin Chamberlain
3829 Church Rd; Howard Co. Rec. & Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-0420
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Fire Safety Education,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Howard County's first firehouse. It was built by volunteers in 1889 and currently houses a wide array of fire apparatus, models, and a visual history of Howard County's Volunteer Fire Dept.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center
www.eubieblake.org
eubieblake@rcn.com
Troy Burto
847 N. Howard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-225-3130
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • History,
Comments:
Center preserving the legacy of jazz through performing and visual arts.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Explore & More
www.exploreandmore.com
info@exploreandmore.com

20 E. High St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9151
Grades served: Pre-K - 1
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Hands-on children's museum with developmentally-appropriate activities; play in a Civil War-era house and general store, experience life as it was in the 1860's; art room, nature area, science exploration room, more.
FREE!
Fairmount Academy
David Brown
PO Box 243
Princess Anne, MD 21853
410-651-2968
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Former one-room schoolhouse resurrected as a museum. Open by appointment only. 1800 Festival.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Fairwinds Farm & Stables, Inc.
www.fairwindsstables.com
jdawson@fairwindsstables.com
JoAnn Dawson
41 Tailwinds Lane
North East, MD 21901
410-658-8187
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Farm tour including collecting eggs, pony rides, hayrides with a homing pigeon release, trail rides, fishing, carriage rides, tea parties. Motivational programs, including published author presentation.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Family & Children's Theatre (The)
www.themrnatshow.com
mrnat12@verizon.net
Nat Rice
4717 Liberty Heights Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21207
410-530-1162
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • Bullying,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Musical anti-drug and educational self-esteem interactive performance, featuring Mr. Nat and The Old Man Rapper.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Farmer Stan
www.farmerstansfarmtours.com
farmerstan2011@hotmail.com
Stanley Dabkowski
443-375-2550
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Nutrition,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Agricultural, educational farm tours at Maryland Agricultural Resource Center. Spring tour features planting and seeds; fall tour features fall harvest. Corn, pumpkins, soy beans, more; farm animals.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
Fell's Point Visitor Center
www.preservationsociety.com
ellen@preservationsociety.com
Barbara Cromwell
812 South Ann Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
443-847-8738
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
Comments:
Tours of the Robert Long House & Gardens, noted as Baltimore's oldest urban residence belonging to Robert Long, a merchant in the maritime community of Fell's Point, restored and furnished to its 1765 appearance. Walking tours of the area.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Fire Museum of Maryland
Rob Williams
1301 York Rd.
Lutherville, MD 21093
410-321-7500
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Fire Safety Education,
  • History,
Comments:
As the 40 antique fire engines and 1871 fire house get students’ attention, we slip in histories of Baltimore, the fire service, technology and fire safety in 6 tours meeting Common Core Standards. Kids put on fire gear and climb on a 1938 pumper.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Fitness for Health
www.fitnessforhealth.org
info@fitnessforhealth.org
Chris Garcia
11140 Rockville Pike, Suite 303
Rockville, MD 20852
301-231-7138
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Glow-in-the-dark gym; therapeutic exercise facility providing multi-sensory and individualized fitness.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Ford's Theatre
fords.org
education@fords.org

511 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-347-4833
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Working theater, historical monument, museum and education center, site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln; musicals and plays celebrating the American experience and Lincoln's life and values; Civil War exhibits.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Fort Frederick State Park
Angie Hummer
11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
Big Pool, MD 21711
301-842-2155
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
1756 stone fort; camping, fishing, picnicking. Experience life on Maryland's western frontier during the French & Indian War.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Four Rivers Heritage Area
Carol Benson
The Arundel Center, 44 Calvert Street, MS1106, P.O. Box 2700
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-222-1805
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Four Rivers, one of Maryland's state heritage areas, is an umbrella organization for heritage sites and education. Visit our web site for listings for Field Trips and Classroom Experiences for a variety of levels
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
www.nps.gov/frde
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jennifer Epstein
Independence Ave., W. Basin & Ohio Drives
Washington, DC 20000
202-245-4712
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Memorial honoring our 32nd president.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Franklin Institute (The)
www2.fi.edu
reservations@fi.edu

222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-448-1200
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Hands-on museum featuring science and technology, interactive exhibits, live science shows, IMAX films, and planetarium show. Overnight adventures.
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park
www.livingclassrooms.org
mjews@douglassmyers.org
Marsha Jews
1417 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
410-685-0295
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Celebration of two great African-American leaders and their contribution to Baltimore's maritime industry. Interactive, hands-on activities for students. Full- and half-day programs available.
Frederick Historic Sites Consortium
www.visitfrederick.org
tourism@fredco-md.net
Liz Shatto
151 S. East St.
Frederick, MD 21701
800-999-3613
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Website featuring opportunities to explore historic sites in Frederick County.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Friendly Farm, Inc.
www.friendlyfarm.net
friendlyfarm@comcast.net
Jane Wilhelm
17434 Foreston Rd.
Upperco, MD 21155
410-239-7400
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Restaurants,
Comments:
200-acre farm and family-style restaurant.
FREE!
Friends of the Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway
www.patapscoheritagegreenway.org
info@patapscoheritagegreenway.org
Betsy McMillion
6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
410-480-0824
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
Comments:
Goal is to preserve, protect, and enhance the history, heritage, and environment of the Patapsco Valley.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Frontier Town Wild West Show, Water Park & High Ropes
www.frontiertown.com
deck@frontiertown.com
Harold Decker
8428 Stephen Decatur Hwy.,
Berlin, MD 21811
410-641-0880
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Restaurants,
  • Storytellers,
  • Team Building,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Frontier Town's Western Theme Park and Water Park are suitable for all ages. The High Ropes Adventure Park has 3 different ropes courses and is open to everyone age 7 and up. Team-building programs and lunch services are available for groups!
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Frostburg State University
www.frostburg.edu
dtreber@frostburg.edu
David Treber
101 Braddock Rd.
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-687-4020
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Math,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Service Learning,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
  • Test Preparation,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Campus with welcoming spirit and much to offer guests, including a Discovery Center.
Gambrill State Park

U.S. Rt. 40, 3 mi. W of Frederick, 8602 Gambrill Park Rd.
Frederick, MD 21702
301-271-7574
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Park on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains; hiking, mountain bike trails, picnicking, camping.
Garden Puppet Theatre @ Kent County Visitors Center

tph203@verizon.net
Patsy Hornaday
Kent County Visitors Center
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-9737
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Puppet Theater,
Comments:
Puppet exhibits and workshops. Christmas show at Town Hall.
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
www.garfieldcenter.org
lfoster@garfieldcenter.org
Lucia Foster
210 High St., P.O. Box 37
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-810-2060
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • History,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Offers educational programs and camps.
Gaver Farm
gaverfarm.com/school-tours/
gaverfarm@gmail.com

5501 Detrick Rd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
301-865-3515
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Tours include a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin, animal feed for the goats and chickens, self-guided educational opportunities and Fall Fun Festival admission.
Geddes-Piper House; Historical Society of Kent County
www.kentcountyhistory.org
director@kentcountyhistory.org
Karen Emerson
101 Church Alley, PO Box 665
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-3499
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
Comments:
Built in 1783 as a merchant's home, offering an overview of regional history from the 1600s to mid-20th century. Furnished with period pieces and artifacts.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center
www.geneseevalley.org
info@geneseevalley.org
John Coombs
1717 Rayville Rd.
Parkton, MD 21120
410-343-0101
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Leadership Training,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Leadership development, team building, and outdoor adventure field trips and camping programs. Challenge course, working farm, offsite programs available year round.
George Washington's Mount Vernon
www.mountvernon.org
groups@mountvernon.org

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy.
Mount Vernon, VA 22309
703-780-2000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
Tour the mansion, gardens, outbuildings, and tombs. Museum with interactive exhibits and artifacts.
FREE!
George's Furniture
www.georgeswood.com
georgeswood@comcast.net

9 Reichs Church Rd.
Marietta, PA 17547
800-799-1685
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Watch craftsmen building solid wood furniture in walnut, cherry, oak, and maple for bedrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, and offices.
Germano's Piattini
www.germanospiattini.com
info@germanospiattini.com
Donald Kennedy Germano Fabiani
300 S. High St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-752-4515
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Culinary Arts,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Restaurants,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Italian food served at lunch while demonstrating how pasta is made from scratch. Time for question and answer session about pasta-making and Italian culture.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Gettysburg Heritage Center
www.gettysburgmuseum.com
info@gettysburgmuseum.com

297 Steinwehr Ave.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
Comments:
Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center is an educational & entertaining experience for families & tour groups of all ages. Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to people who lived here during the war.
FREE!
Gettysburg National Military Park
www.nps.gov/gett
gett_superintendent@nps.gov

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Visitor Center with introductory films, exhibits, and 360-degree cyclorama depicting Pickett's charge. Guided tours of the battlefield.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Gilbert Run Park
Tom Roland
13140 Charles St.
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
301-932-3470
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Fishing, boating, hiking.
Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum
www.mdairmuseum.org
glmmuseumpr@aol.com
Debi Wynn
Martin State Airport 701 Wilson Point Rd., Hangar 5, Suite 531, Mailing: P.O. Box 5024
Baltimore, MD 21220
410-682-6122
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Factories/Business,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
90 minute Museum tour includes indoor exhibits on Maryland aviation and outdoor airplanes. Additional one hour interactive STEM activities include glider and rocket assembly lines and indoor launches.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
Go Ape Treetop Adventure
www.goape.com
groups@goape.com
6129 Needwood Lake Dr., Rock Creek Park
Rockville, MD 20855
800-971-8271
Grades served: 5 - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Interactive treetop adventure that includes zipline, rope bridges, tarzan swings, more. Must be age 10, 4 ft. 7 in. tall. Adult supervision required.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Good Knight Enchanted Kingdom
www.goodknight.org
info@goodknight.org
Sophia West
11001 Rhode Island Ave.
Beltsville, MD 20705
301-595-8989
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Bullying,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
Comments:
Interactive field trips to 3-acre Castle Complex for ages 3-13. Programs specializing in safety, empowerment, and bully prevention. Themed performances tailored to meet individual needs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Gordon-Roberts House
www.gordon-robertshouse.com
info@gordon-robertshouse.com
Evan Slonaker
218 Washington St.
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-777-8678
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
1867 Victorian House Museum featuring how a family of the late 1800s worked, played and lived. Hands-on activities.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Great Falls Park

9200 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
703-285-2965
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
The scenic site where the Potomac River falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the Mather Gorge. Programs tailored to group's needs.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Green Meadows Petting Farm
www.greenmeadowsevents.com
laurie@greenmeadowsevents.com
Laurie Natoli
10102 Fingerboard Rd.
Ijamsville, MD 21754
301-865-9203
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Green Mount Cemetery

1501 Greenmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-539-0641
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Est. 1838, the final resting place of many who have had a profound influence on our nation's history, including John Wilkes Booth, Johns Hopkins, General Joseph E. Johnston. Self-guided tours.
Greenbrier State Park

21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713
301-791-4767
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Lake with swimming, boating, fishing; hiking, picnicking and camping; near the Appalachian Trail. Ranger led environmental education programs available if they are planned in advance.
Greenstreet Gardens
www.greenstreetgardens.com
michaela@greenstreetgrowers.com
Michaela Fralen
391 W. Bay Front Rd.
Lothian, MD 20711
410-867-9500
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Fall destination with 5-acre corn maze, potting station, underground slide, hayride, storytime, jumping pillow. Learn about Maryland's agricultural heritage.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Greenwell State Park

25420 Rosedale Manor Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636
301-872-5688
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Hiking, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, picnicking, swimming; therapeutic riding for those with disabilities.
Gunpowder Falls State Park

2813 Jerusalem Rd., P.O. Box 480
Kingsville, MD 21087
410-592-2897
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Trails, fishing, hiking, and biking along the North Central Railroad (NCR) trail. Youth camping, kayaking, canoeing, swimming. Historic sites.
Hammond-Harwood House
www.hammondharwoodhouse.org
Jeanne@hammondharwoodhouse.org
Jeanne Langdon
19 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-4683
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
Comments:
Colonial home, preserved intact since 1774. Programs focus on life in 18th-century Annapolis for younger students, and architecture and design for older students. Programs flexible and adaptable to homeschoolers and scouts.
Hard Rock Cafe
www.hardrock.com
baltimore_sales@hardrock.com
Jamie Moore
601 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-347-ROCK (7625)
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • History,
  • Restaurants,
Comments:
Memorabilia, good food, and rock 'n' roll.
Harford Ballet Company Nutcracker Outreach & Tea Party
www.harfordballetcompany.org
info@harfordballetcompany.org
Kait Weber
Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Rd.
Bel Air, MD 21014
410-877-0777
Grades served: Pre-K - 2
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Abridged version of the annual Nutcracker followed by a sit-down tea party to meet and interact with the characters.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
www.nps.gov/hafe
Lesley_Johnson@nps.gov
Lesley Johnson
171 Shoreline Dr.
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-535-6456
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Site of the arrival of the first successful American railroad, John Brown's attack on slavery, and the largest surrender of Federal troops during the Civil War. Approx. 4,000 acres in three states with exhibits and films in 20 original buildings.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Havre de Grace Decoy Museum
www.decoymuseum.com
information@decoymuseum.com
Margaret Jones
215 Giles St.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410- 939-3739
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Showcases the folk art of decoy carving and the effect of the Susquehanna flats environment on the development of the economy of Havre de Grace.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum
www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org
hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.net
Darlene Perry
100 Lafayette St.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-939-4800
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Exhibits and programs interpreting the region's rich maritime heritage. Exhibit: Beyond Jamestown - the journey of John Smith in the Chesapeake Bay.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Hawks Hill Creamery
www.hawkshillcreamery.com
hawkshillcream@aim.com
Kim Galbreath
805 Highland Rd.
Street, MD 21154
410-688-7922
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Geography,
  • Other,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Introduction to where food comes from. Meet dairy cows. Petting zoo, hay ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze, obstacle course, picnic and play areas. We gear your visit to what you are learning in your class. Many options available, email us for quest.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Heritage Orientation Center
www.howardcountymd.gov/rap
cchamberlain@howardcountymd.gov
Caitlin Chamberlain
410-313-0420
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
Comments:
Located at the Thomas Isaac Log Cabin, 8398 Main St., Ellicott City, in Howard County's first courthouse. Features the history of Ellicott City and Howard County with a large diorama of the early mill town.
FREE!
Herr's Snack Factory

271 Old Baltimore Pike
Nottingham, PA 19362
800-63-SNACK
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Educational tour to see how Herr's snacks are made.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Herrington Harbour North Historic Village

389 Deale Rd., P.O. Box 40
Tracey's Landing, MD 20779
800-297-1930
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Mid-19th-century historic buildings moved from the local Southern Maryland area; including a one-room schoolhouse, a residence, smokehouse, dairy, and African-American meeting house.
Herrington Manor and Swallow Falls State Parks

222 Herrington Lane
Oakland, MD 21550
301-334-9180
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Herrington Manor: Lake, log cabins, cross-country skiing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, picnicking; Swallow Falls: maple syrup and apple butter making demos; several waterfalls, including Muddy Creek Falls, a 53-ft. waterfall.
Hershey Park
hersheypa.com
info@hersheypa.com

100 W Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
800-HERSHEY
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Twelve coasters, nine water rides, ZooAmerica, North American Wildlife Park, live entertainment.
FREE!
Hershey's Chocolate World
www.hersheyschocolateworld.com
groupsales@hersheys.com

251 Park Blvd.
Hershey, PA 17033
717-534-4900
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Learn about production of chocolate, sample chocolates, make your own chocolate bar.
Hippodrome Theatre - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
www.broadwayacrossamerica.com
Rachel.Stroud@broadwayacrossamerica.com
Rachel Stroud
12 North Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-837-7400
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Venue for Broadway and family productions, dance, ballet, opera, comedy, more.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Historic Annapolis
www.annapolis.org
jody.dalton@annapolis.org
Jody Dalton
186 Prince George St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-990-4538
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., home of a signer of the Declar. of Indep. Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main St. with an overview of Annapolis history; free admission. Hogshead, 43 Pinkney St. depicting life 1750-1790 on Md.'s frontier.
FREE!
Historic Annapolis Museum
www.annapolis.org
jody.dalton@annapolis.org
Jody Dalton
99 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-990-4538
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Features the history of Annapolis.
Historic Cold Spring Village
www.hcsv.org
4info@hcsv.org

720 Rt. 9 South
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-898-2300
Grades served: 2 - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Thirty acre Early American living history museum with 26 restored historic buildings; interpreters in period dress present craft, trades, and lifestyles demos, 1790-1840.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Historic Jamestown & Yorktown Battlefield
Interpretive Program Coordinator
1000 Colonial Pkwy.
Yorktown, VA 23690
757-898-2411
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Jamestown is the site of the first permanent English settlement. Yorktown is the site of the climactic battle of the American Revolution when the British surrendered to Washington's armies in 1781. Visitor center.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Historic Oakland
oaklandmd.com
townofoak@gmail.com
Gwen Evans
15 S. Third St.
Oakland, MD 21550
301-334-2691
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
The 1884 Train Station Museum has been transformed into the Oakland B & O Museum. Combine this with the Garrett County Historical Society Museum and the Garrett County Transportation Museum and find great historical educational experiences.
Historic Ships in Baltimore
www.historicships.org
bauer@historicships.org
Brian Auer
Pier 1, 301 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-396-3453
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
A maritime museum including the USS Constellation, the submarine USS Torsk, US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, Lightship Chesapeake, and Seven Foot Knoll lighthouse. Tours include hands-on demos of shipboard life and team building activities.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Historic Sinking Springs Herb Farm and Retreat
www.sinkingsprings.com
billstubbs@baybrogolband.net
Ann Stubbs
843 Elk Forest Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921
410-398-5566
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
130-acre historic conservancy farm with woodland trails, ponds, picnic areas, arts and crafts, hands-on herbal learning experience.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Historic St. Mary's City
www.stmaryscity.org
amyg@digshistory.org
Amy Griffin
P.O. Box 39, Off Md. Rte. 5
St. Mary's City, MD 20686
240-895-4990
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Religion,
Comments:
Museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland's first capital. Tours can be customized to suit grade level and curriculum.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Historical Society of Frederick County
www.frederickhistory.org
kbutler@frederickhistory.org
Kristen Butler
24 E. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-663-1188
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
Comments:
Provides programs for students of all ages. Outreach programs, museum tours, and walking tours help educate students about their county and nation’s history.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Historical Society of Talbot County
www.hstc.org
curator@hstc.org
Beth Hansen
30 S. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
410-822-0773
Grades served: 4 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Half-day program in a schoolhouse ca 1900, at Longwoods. Students experience lessons as they would have been given back then; designed for 4th grade. Also three historic homes on the property, as well as the museum of Talbot History.
Hogshead
www.annapolis.org
jody.dalton@annapolis.org
Jody Dalton
99 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-7601
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
A colonial history museum depicting life between 1750 and 1790 on Maryland's frontier.
Homewood Museum, Johns Hopkins University Museums
www.museums.jhu.edu
proffitt@jhu.edu
Judith Proffitt
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
410- 516-5589
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
A National Historic Landmark built in 1801 by Charles Carroll, Jr. and one of the nation's best-surviving examples of Federal period architecture, renowned for its superb collection of American decorative arts.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Howard County Center of African-American Culture
www.hccaac.org
hccaac@juno.com
Laurence Hurst
5434 Vantage Point Rd.
Columbia, MD 21044
410-715-1921
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Museum, children's library, and cultural center, preserving the history of African Americans in Howard County.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Howard County Historical Society Museum & Archive
www.hchsmd.org
director@hchsmd.org
Shawn Gladden
8328 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-480-3250
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Engaging, hands-on education about the history of Howard County, including settlement, mills and factories, slavery and the free black communities, farming, more.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Howard Peters Rawlings Consrvtry & Botanic Gardens of Balto
www.rawlingsconservatory.org
glenda.weber@baltimorecity.gov
Glenda Weber
410-396-0008
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Geography,
  • Natural Wonder,
Comments:
Guided tours of the Conservatory (Palm House, Orchid House, Mediterranean House, Tropical House, and Desert House). Planting and interactive educational activities.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Huber's Family Produce Farm
www.hubersfarm.com
hubersfarm@hotmail.com
Ethel Huber
2100 Philadelphia Rd.
Edgewood, MD 21040
410-676-3709
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Hayride, walking tour around the farm, hands-on experience picking vegetables from the fields.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
I Can Do It Too Sensory-Motor Gym at Rebounders
www.rebounders.com
heidi.rebounders@verizon.net
Heidi Soerensen
7-A W. Aylesbury Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-252-3374 x 112
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Sensory motor gymnastic program designed for children/teens with special needs such as social and sensory issues, speech issues, gross/fine motor skills needs, attention issues.
Ice World
www.iceworld.com
info@iceworld.com
April Panzer
1300 Governor Ct.
Abingdon, MD 21009
410-612-1000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
Comments:
Two-rink facility with lessons in figure skating and hockey, a pro shop, and snack bar.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Imagination Stage
www.imaginationstage.org
fieldtrips@imaginationstage.org
Mary Cecere
4908 Auburn Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-280-1664
Grades served: K - 5
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Professional theater and arts education for children with weekday field trips with free study guides and various associated enrichment and professional development materials and programs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Independence Hall & Visitor Center
phlvisitorcenter.com
info@phlvisitorcenter.com

6th and Market Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
800-537-7676
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Located across from the Liberty Bell Center, the Independence Visitor Center offers free, comprehensive information about the Philadelphia region. Purchase tickets to over 60 tours and attractions, pick up regional maps and brochures, more.
International Spy Museum
www.spymuseum.org
info@spymuseum.org

800 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-393-7798
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Hands-on activities include breaking codes, seeing authentic tools of the spy trade, taking on the role of a spy in "Spy in the City" or "Operation Spy."
Irish Railroad Workers Museum (The)
www.irishshrine.org
info@irishshrine.org
Luke McCusker
918 Lemmon St.
Baltimore, MD 21223
410-347-4747
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Social Studies,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Celebrates the Irish immigrants' contributions to Baltimore and includes two houses, a museum and an historic home of an Irish railroad worker and his family. Neighborhood Tours available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Irvine Nature Center
Clare Naldrett
11201 Garrison Forest Rd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
443-738-9220
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Meaningful outdoor environmental experiences. All programs align with Maryland State curriculum standards. Environmental education brochure available for educators.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Also available:
J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum
Tim Howard
3 Ninth St., P.O. Box 253
Crisfield, MD 21817
410-968-2501
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Traces the history of the Lower Shore with exhibits on the beginnings of the Chesapeake Bay, Native Americans, seafood industry, and the City of Crisfield. Special programs designed for grades 3, 5, and 7.
Jamestown Settlement
Group Reservations
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
888-868-7593
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Living-history museum of America's first permanent English settlement.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
www.jefpat.org
jppm@mdp.state.md.us
Michele Parlett
10515 Mackall Rd.
St. Leonard, MD 20685
410-586-8501
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Site includes an artifact conservation laboratory, a recreated Indian Village, a mock archaeological site, and working archaeological site. Field trips consist of archaeological field work or history/archaeology programs designed for school groups.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Jerusalem Mill Village
www.jerusalemmill.org
jerusalemmill@yahoo.com

2813 Jerusalem Rd., Jerusalem & Jericho Rds.
Kingsville, MD 21087
410-877-0080
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Living history at an 18-century grist mill village along the Little Gunpowder Falls in Gunpowder State Park.
Jewish Museum of Maryland (The)
www.jewishmuseummd.org
asmith@jewishmuseummd.org
Amy Smith
15 Lloyd St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410- 732-6400
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Religion,
Comments:
Museum includes the historic Lloyd Street Synagogue and B'nai Israel Synagogues, and a modern museum building with changing exhibition galleries, programs, research library, museum shop, meeting rooms.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Jolly Roger Amusement Park
www.jollyrogerpark.com
info@jollyrogerpark.com
Dean Langrall
2901 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-3477
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
Amusement park with go-carts, miniature golf, water park, and new zip line.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
www.juliussturgis.com
info@juliussturgis.com

219 E. Main St.
Lititz, PA 17543
717-626-4354
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Learn about the company's unique history, see the original bakery, and get a hands-on lesson in pretzel twisting.
Jump On It Fun Center
www.jumponitfuncenter.com
jumponitfuncenter@comcast.net
Marion Hicks, Jr.
98 Industry Lane
Forest Hill, MD 21050
410-838-0522
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Indoor soft play arena.
Jump Zone Party
www.jumpzoneparty.com
manager.columbia@jumpzoneparty.com
Stacey Tabron
7175 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-309-5966
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Indoor party and play center featuring large inflatables, more.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Kent County Tourism Development Office
www.kentcounty.com
tourism@kentcounty.com
Jenny Davis
400 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-0416
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Archaeology,
  • Architecture,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Ecology,
  • Factories/Business,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Recreation,
  • Restaurants,
  • Storytellers,
  • Team Building,
  • Theater,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Offers information on the many attractions and programs available in Kent County.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Kiddie Crusoe
www.kiddiecrusoe.com
play@kiddiecrusoe.com
Nikki Snyder
7 Fox Tail Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-853-7910
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Indoor playground, art and Lego room, inflatables, games, Kiddie City, more.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Kinetics Dance Theatre
www.kineticsdance.org
kinetics.school@verizon.net
Melissa Nibali
3280 Pine Orchard Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
410-480-1686
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
Comments:
Daytime, afternoon, evening classes. Homeschooling families welcome/encouraged. Girl scout patch/badge opportunities.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Korean War Veterans Memorial
www.nps.gov/kowa
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jennifer Epstein
National Mall opposite the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington, DC 20000
202-245-4712
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Memorial honoring veterans of the Korean War
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Ladew Topiary Gardens
www.ladewgardens.com
spedrick@ladewgardens.com
Sheryl Pedrick
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, MD 21111
410-557-9570
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Guided tours of the topiary and flower gardens and/or nature trail. Lessons include seeds/flowers, trees, signs of spring, signs of fall, and exploring habitats.
LancasterHistory.org - Wheatland
www.lancasterhistory.org
james.bollinger@lancasterhistory.org
James Bollinger
230 N. President Ave.
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-392-4633
Grades served: 2 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
The home of President James Buchanan, the 15th U.S. President.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Laurel Museum
www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org
info@laurelhistoricalsociety.org
Monica Sturvidant
817 Main St.
Laurel, MD 20707
301-725-7975
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Discover the rich history of Laurel.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Liberty Bell Center
Andrew McDougall
6th & Market Sts. (Mailing: 143 S. Third St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-965-2305
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
The bell that once called Philadelphia citizens to the reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Library of Congress
loc.gov
vso@loc.gov

101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540
202-707-5000
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
Comments:
The nation's oldest federal cultural institution, research arm of Congress, and largest library in the world with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.
FREE!
Lincoln Memorial
nps.gov/linc
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jennifer Epstein
Independence Ave. & 23rd St. NW
Washington, DC 20024
202-426-6841
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
A parthenon-like temple designed to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the U.S. Contains a grand statue sculpted by Daniel Chester French. On the Potomac at the foot of the Arlington Memorial Bridge, two miles west of the Capitol.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Locust Grove Nature Center
www.locustgrovenature.org
brady.hartley@montgomeryparks.org
Brady Hartley
Cabin John Regional Park, 7777 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
301-765-8660
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
Comments:
Environmental education field trips to promote environmental literacy.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Luray Caverns
luraycaverns.com
info@luraycaverns.com

970 US Hwy. 211 W, 101 Cave Hill Rd.
Luray, VA 22835
540-743-6551
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Natural Wonder,
Comments:
Cathedral-sized cavern rooms filled with stalactites and stalagmites, crystal pools, and The Great Stalacpipe Organ. A U.S. natural landmark. Antique car museum.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
www.madametussaudsdc.com
info@madametussaudsdc.com
1001 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-942-7304
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
Comments:
Meet all 44 presidents, plus your favorite celebrities and sports stars at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Marshy Point Nature Center
Kirk Dreier
7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21220
410-887-2817
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Only waterfront nature center in Baltimore County.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
nps.gov/mlkm
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jennifer Epstein
1964 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20000
202-245-4712
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Monument built to honor the Civil Rights leader.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Martinak State Park
www.maryland.gov
tuckahoe.statepark@maryland.gov
Jessica Conley
137 Deep Shore Rd.
Denton, MD 21629
410-820-1668
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Scenic park is located on Watts Creek and the Choptank River and features a lovely nature center.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
www.marylandhall.org
egarvin@mdhallarts.org
Emily Garvin
801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-5544
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Arts center offering performing arts, visual arts, and arts education classes.
Maryland Historical Society
www.mdhs.org
educationprograms@mdhs.org
Kristen Schenning
201 W. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-685-3750
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
Comments:
Interactive onsite tours, history workshops, and opportunities for students to work with original archival materials in the Student Research Center for History.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Maryland Museum of Military History

Fifth Regiment Armory, 219 29th Division St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-576-1496
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
Comments:
Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, present significant artifacts and artwork relating to the history of the Maryland soldiers and airmen, and of the people, places, and events that represent the military heritage of the State of Maryland
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Maryland Renaissance Festival
Jaki Shives
1821 Crownsville Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-7304
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
Comments:
Largest outdoor event in the Mid-Atlantic. A day filled with music, food, entertainment, jousting and fun for the whole family. Held on 25 acres. Traveling back to the renaissance!
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Maryland Science Center
601 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410- 545-5929
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Ecology,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Three levels of hands-on, please-touch exhibits. Exhibits and attractions include: Outer Space, The Human Body, IMAX theater, planetarium, Dinosaurs, rooftop observatory, Science Store.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Maryland State House Visitors Center
http://mgaleg.maryland.gov
patricia.harrison@mlis.state.md.us
Patricia Harrison
90 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
410- 946-5400
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
Comments:
Tour of the Maryland State House, America's oldest, continuously used state house. See the General Assembly, discover its history and the legislative process.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Maryland Symphony Orchestra
www.marylandsymphony.org
mjonnes@marylandsymphony.org
Michael Jonnes
30 W. Washington St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-797-4000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Offers a kinder concerts series, ensembles in the schools, master classes and special concerts. Free student tickets.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Maryland Women's Heritage Center
www.mdwomensheritagecenter.org
mwhcdiana@gmail.com
Diana Bailey
39 W. Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
443-996-1788
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Government/Law,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
Comments:
Offers exploration of women in the past and the roles they play currently and in the future. Call to schedule a tour or visitation.
FREE!
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
www.marylandzoo.org
fieldtrips@marylandzoo.org
Druid Hill Park, 1876 Mansion House Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21217
443-552-5300
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Biology,
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Maryland schools qualify for FREE self-guided field trips. Classes for school groups are also available. Zoomobile interactive programs bring select animals to you. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
Masonville Cove Environmental Education Campus
www.masonvillecove.org
info@masonvillecove.org
Education Supervisor
1000 Frankfurst Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21226
410-246-0669
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • Maritime,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Come explore a variety of habitats found on 52 acres ofurban wilderness and experiment in our college-level labs! At Masonville Cove we strive to provide hands-on instruction that will supplement and enhance the needs of your students.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
FREE!
Massey Air Museum
www.masseyaero.org
masseyaero@dmr.com
John Williamson
33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650
410-928-5270
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Grassroots aviation.
McFadden Art Glass
www.mcfaddenartglass.com
mcfaddenartglass@yahoo.com
Rose McFadden
6800 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-631-6039
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Fun and interactive glass blowing experiences.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Meadowside Nature Center
www.meadowsidenature.org
kimberly.poore@montgomerypark.org
Kim Poore
Rock Creek Regional Park, 5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855
301-258-4030
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Center offers exhibits, hiking trails, live animals including birds of prey.
FREE!
Meals On Wheels of Central Maryland
www.mealsonwheelsmd.org
trotter@mowcm.org
Emily Trotter
515 S. Haven St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
443-573-0925
Grades served: 8 - 12
Subjects:
  • Culinary Arts,
  • Service Learning,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Their mission is to enable people to live independently at home through the provision of nutritious meals, personal contact and related services.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
www.medievaltimes.com
maryland@medievaltimes.com
Rae Ann Cinquanto
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076
888-935-6878
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Culinary Arts,
  • History,
  • Restaurants,
  • Social Studies,
  • Team Building,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Student program providing educational entertainment bringing history to life; live show and medieval feast. Take a field trip to the 11th Century!
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Merkle Wildlife Santuary
Karen Jarboe
11704 Fenno Rd.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-888-1377
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Recreation,
  • Service Learning,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Merkle wildlife sanctuary is set up for migratory Canada geese situated on the Patuxent River.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Milburn Orchards
www.milburnorchards.com
info@milburnorchards.com
David Milburn
1495 Appleton Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921
410-398-1349
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Large apple farm teaching children the growing and harvesting of apples all the way to the grocery store. Hayride through the orchards with every tour, along with a BarnYard Buddy visit.
Mitchell School of Fine Arts
www.mitchellartschool.com
themitchellschool@gmail.com
Trevor Twist
6247 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21209
410-296-0077
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Provide experienced professional fine art instruction with a high degree of personal attention in group classes and private lessons.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric
Rick Gerhardt
140 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-990-1150
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Multi-purpose performing arts venue since 1894, located in the heart of Baltimore's cultural district and playing host to Broadway tours, and dance, music, opera and comedy performances.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Monocacy National Battlefield
www.nps.gov/mono
barbara_justice@nps.gov
Barbara Justice
5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
301-662-3515
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
Comments:
Preserves the site of the July 9, 1864, Battle of Monocacy.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Montgomery County Historical Society
www.montgomeryhistory.org
info@montgomeryhistory.org
Education Coordinator
103 W. Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
301-340-2825
Grades served: K - 6
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
Comments:
The Montgomery County Historical Society collects, interprets and promotes the history, heritage and culture of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Monticello
www.monticello.org
reservations@monticello.org

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-984-9880
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Home of President Thomas Jefferson. Guided house tours, exhibitions, restored spaces, gardens.
Montpelier Mansion
history.pgparks.com
holly.burnham@pgparks.com
9650 Muirkirk Rd.
Laurel, MD 20708
301-377-7817
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Etiquette,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Historic house with prgrms for scouts, schools (field trip or at school), homeschoolers, after-school and families. Visit our hands-on history playground, for free play with historical themes. STEM prgrms on weather and iron industry.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Moore’s Candies
Dana Heyl
3004 Pinewood Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21214
410-426-2705
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Culinary Arts,
  • Factories/Business,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
Comments:
Back in time with Willy Wonka.
FREE!
Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel
www.stmarysspiritualcenter.org
smscbalto@verizon.net
Fr. John Kemper
600 N. Paca St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-728-6464
Grades served: 4 - 8
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Religion,
Comments:
Site offers visitors insight into life in the Federal period of the City's history. Chapel and house date back to 1808.
Mount Clare Museum House
www.mountclare.org
education@mountclare.org
Steven Madewell
1500 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410- 837-3262
Grades served: Pre-K - 8
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Features Baltimore's colonial past. Traveling Trunk with costumed interpreter available at your location.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Mount Harmon Plantation
www.mountharmon.org
info@mountharmon.org
Wendy Cospa
600 Mt. Harmon Rd.
Earleville, MD 21919
410-275-8819
Grades served: 4 - 6
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A 200 acre Nature preserve and historic plantation whose mission is to interpret Mt. Harmon for the public's education and enjoyment.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Mountain Coaster at Wisp
www.wispresort.com
info@wispresort.com

Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd.
Deep Creek Lake, MD 21541
301-387-4000
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
Roller coaster-like ride down Wisp Mountain. Riders control their speed.
Museum of Eastern Shore Life
www.mesl.org
info@mesl.us
Kathy Draber
126 Dulin Clark Rd., P.O. Box 525
Centreville, MD 21617
410-758-8640
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Museum of Eastern Shore Life, History of Queen Anne's County.
FREE!
Museum of Rural Life (The)


Carol Stockley
P.O. Box 514, 16 N. Second St.
Denton, MD 21629
410-479-2055
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Tour the museum. Also available, a field trip to Linchester Mill for Caroline County third graders.
Museums of Worcester County
www.octhebeach.com/Museum
mybronte@comcast.net
Patricia Diniar
2 N. Main St.
Berlin, MD 21811
410-641-1311
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Patricia Diniar is the clearinghouse for 12 other museums.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Air & Space Museum
airandspace.si.edu
nasmvisitorservices@si.edu

6th St. & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-2214
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Famous icons of flight, the original Wright flyer, Apollo 11 command module, the Spirit of St. Louis. Interactive activities, IMAX Theater, planetarium shows.
National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
airandspace.si.edu
info@si.edu, stthomasL@si.edu

Independence Ave at 6th St, SW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-2214
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
Comments:
Historic aviation and space artifacts, a Concorde airliner, the B-29 Enola Gay, Space Shuttle Enterprise.
National Aquarium

Pier 3, 501 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-576-3833
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A general introduction to marine and aquatic species and worldwide ecosystems.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20408
866-272-6272
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Houses Federal Government Records.
National Building Museum

401 F St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
202-272-2448
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Cultural institution devoted to the history and impact of built environment, telling stories of architecture, engineering, and design. Features a soaring Great Hall with 75-foot Corinthian columns and a 1,200-foot terra cotta frieze.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Capital Trolley Museum
www.dctrolley.org
educator@dctrolley.org
Joanie Pinson
1313 Bonifant Rd.
Colesville, MD 20905
301-384-6352
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Museum exhibits, education programs designed to build an appreciation of the electric railway systems of the region. Mile-long streetcar rides available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Civil War Museum (The)
www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org
tnye@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org
Trini Nye
One Lincoln Circle @ Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, PA 17103
717-260-1861
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
They present the history of the American Civil War from military and civilian perspectives without bias to either union or confederate causes.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Constitution Center
constitutioncenter.org
groupsales@constitutioncenter.org

525 Arch St., Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-409-6800
Grades served: - 12
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
Comments:
The only institution in America established by Congress to "disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
National Cryptologic Museum
Patrick Weadon
Colony Seven Rd.
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
301-688-5849
Grades served: 10 - Up
Subjects:
  • Foreign Language,
  • History,
  • Math,
  • Military,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
An institution dedicated to informing the world of the important role of the making and breaking of codes as played throughout history.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Electronics Museum
www.nationalelectronicsmuseum.org
nem.education@gmail.com
Kirsten Messinger
1745 W. Nursery Rd.
Linthicum, MD 21090
410-765-0230
Grades served: 4 - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Military,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
From telegraph and radio to radar and satellites, the National Electronics Museum offers students access to the electronic marvels that have helped to shape our country and our world. Visit our website for more school tour information.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
National Gallery of Art
nga.gov
schooltourrequests@nga.gov
Tour Scheduler
4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20565
202-842-6249
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
Comments:
Students encounter original works of art on tours that complement and enhance classroom learning, taking time to look carefully, ask questions, and develop their own interpretations.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
www.greatblacksinwax.org
jmartin@greatblacksinwax.org
Dr. Joanne Martin
1601-03 E. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21213
410-563-3404
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Featuring over 150 life-size wax figures and a slave ship replica, The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum details the African American Experience from ancient Africa and slavery up to the present.
National Museum of African Art

950 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-4633
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
To inspire conversations about the beauty, power and adversity of African arts and cultures worldwide.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
National Museum of American History
http://americanhistory.si.edu/visit/plan-your-field-trip
info@si.edu, historyteachers@si.edu

14th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-1000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Hands-on object carts, interactive exhibitions, and artifacts including the Star-Spangled Banner. See the Plan Your Visit page for self-guides and daily program information http://americanhistory.si.edu/visit/plan-your-field-trip
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
www.civilwarmed.org
joanna.jennings@civilwarmed.org
Kyle Wichtendahl
48 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD
301-695-1864,x. 1013
Grades served: 2 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Military,
  • Other,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Dedicated to telling the medical story of the Civil War and the story of major advances that have had a lasting impact on modern medicine. The Pry Field Hospital Museum focusing on field medicine as practiced at the Battle of Antietam.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Museum of Dentistry
www.dentalmuseum.org
dentaladvancement@umaryland.edu
Cynthia Hollis
650 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-706-8314
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
Comments:
Museum dedicated to the advancement of oral health literacy and the preservation of dental history.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Museum of Natural History
www.mnh.si.edu
nmnhschoolprograms@si.edu

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-4039
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Explore the natural world; view the Hope Diamond, dinosaurs, the world's largest African bush elephant. IMAX theater.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Museum of the American Indian
nmai.si.edu
nmai-groupreservations@si.edu

4th St. & Independence Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-6644
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Exhibits highlight the history and contemporary life of the Native American.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Museum of Women in the Arts
nmwa.org
reservations@nmwa.org

1250 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20005
800-222-7270
Grades served: - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Only women's museum in the United States.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Portrait Gallery
npg.si.edu
whitebz@si.edu
Briana White
8th @ F Sts. NW
Washington, DC 20001
202-633-8502
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
Comments:
View portraits of those who have influenced American history and culture.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-633-5535
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Collection of vehicles including mail trucks, airmail plane; rare stamps and letters; "Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality" permanent exhibit.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
301-447-7050
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
Tours and Interpretive programs offered year round. Special events with living history/demonstrations. Hands-on discovery and kids activities (learning packet available). Venue to host music performances, pilgrimages/retreats, and gift shop on-site
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
National Toy Train Museum
www.nttmuseum.org
info@nttmuseum.org

300 Paradise Lane
Ronks, PA 17572
717-687-8976
Grades served: Pre-K - 4
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Hundreds of toy trains in a modern museum built like an historic train station. Located near Strasburg.
National Wildlife Visitor Center - Patuxent Research Refuge
Dennis Hartnett
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop
Laurel, MD
301-497-5898
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Teachers make connections to state and national education science standards, outcomes, and themes using interactive exhibits about wildlife and habitats, outdoor study areas, and guided tram tours. Teacher workshops.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
National World War II Memorial

17th St. & Independence Ave. SW, east end of the National Mall
Washington, DC 20000
202-426-6841
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Memorial commemorating the sacrifices and celebrating the victory of the "greatest generation."
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
New Embassy Theatre
www.newembassy.org
info@newembassy.org
Paul Kirdy
49 Baltimore St.
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-722-4692
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
Comments:
A 1931 renovated theater.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
New Germany State Park
Erin Thomas
349 Headquarters Lane
Grantsville, MD 21536
301-895-5453
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
13-acre lake, historic cabins, camping, and hiking trails. Educational activities customized to group's needs.
Newseum
newseum.org
tproctor@newseum.org
Talisa Proctor
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
888-NEWSEUM
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Museum that champions the five freedoms of the 1st amendment.
FREE!
Nine North Front Street
www.womenscivicleague.org
office@womenscivicleague.org
Harwick Spencer
9 N. Front St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-837-5424
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
An early Federal period house in historic Jonestown, Baltimore.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
North Bay Adventure
www.northbayadventure.com
bburke@northbayadventure.com
Daniel Burke
11 Horseshoe Point Lane
North East, MD 21901
443-674-9025
Grades served: 6 - 8
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
An environmental and conference center with adventure components. Four-night, five-day character education and environmental science program for middle schoolers during the school year. Property available for rental.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
North Point State Park

8400 North Point Rd.
Edgemere, MD 21219
410-477-0757
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Defenders' Trail used during the War of 1812; site of the Bay Shore Amusement Park, 1906-1947; visitors center; fishing, birding, hiking, biking.
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
www.ocmuseum.org
sandy@ocmuseum.org
Sandy Hurley
Atlantic Ave. on the Boardwalk at the Inlet
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-4991
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Museum has a collection of sand from all over the world and offers many exhibits featuring life saving and sea life in Ocean City.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Old Maryland Farm
www.pgparks.com
patrice.gribble-fetter@pgparks.com
Ronnie Proctor
301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-218-6770
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Math,
  • Nutrition,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Storytellers,
Comments:
An agricultural education facility.
Olney Theatre Center
www.olneytheatre.org
wbrown@olneytheatre.org
Weldon Brown
2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd.
Olney, MD 20832
301-924-3400
Grades served: 5 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Professional regional theater offering special student performances for most mainstage productions as well as some workshops and in-school performance options. Tours of the grounds and history of the theater available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Oregon Ridge Nature Center
www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org
info@oregonridgenaturecenter.org
Betsy Kadow
13555 Beaver Dam Rd.
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-887-1815
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
A facility of Baltimore County Recreation & Parks located in a park with forest, field and stream habitats for hikers, birders, nature groups, schools, and other visitors to explore.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
www.orioles.com
tours@orioles.com
Sue Ellen Hickman
333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
888-848-BIRD
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Sports,
Comments:
Behind-the-scenes tour of the ballpark, including club level suites, press levels, scoreboard control room, and the Orioles dugout.
Outward Bound Baltimore Chesapeake Bay
www.outwardboundbaltimore.org
info@outwardboundbaltimore.org
Laura Dvornicky
1900 Eagle Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21207
410-448-1721
Grades served: 5 - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Service Learning,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Students face individual and group challenges in one-day high ropes courses and five-day wilderness (backpack, canoe, kayak, or urban) expeditions to develop character and leadership skills, compassion, integrity, resilience, and confidence.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Oxford Museum
www.oxfordmuseum.org
oxford_museum@verizon.net
Ellen Anderson
101 S. Morris St.
Oxford, MD 21654
410-226-0191
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Preserves and displays Oxford's colonial and American history since 1683.
FREE!
Oxon Cove Park - Oxon Hill Farm
www.nps.gov/oxhi
marilyn_cohen-brown@nps.gov
Marilyn Cohen-Brown
6411 Oxon Hill Rd.
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
301-839-1176
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
A National park with demonstration farm and programs about early 19th century history and watershed programs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Paradise Watersports
www.paradise-watersports.com
paradiseparasailing@gmail.com
Jessica Stofko
12913 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City , MD 21842
410-213-7627
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Offers jet skis, parasails and kayaks.
Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP
cchamberlain@howardcountymd.gov
Caitlin Chamberlain
3655 Church Rd., Ellicott City, Howard Co. Rec. & Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-0420
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Stabilized Greek Revival ruin and grounds of a 19th century girls' school (1837-1891), one of the first schools in the south to teach science and math to girls. Educational tours and hands-on archaeology, can be adapted to all grade levels.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Patapsco Valley State Park
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-461-5005
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Destination for environmental education and teacher education.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
www.paxmuseum.com
association@paxmuseum.com

22156 Three Notch Rd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-1900
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Tells the story of Naval aviation, research, development, testing, and evaluation. Hands-on audio visual displays. Displays Naval airplanes and helicopters; 22 airplanes on the flight line.
Peabody Preparatory of The Johns Hopkins University (The)
www.peabody.jhu.edu/preparatory
peabodyprep@jhu.edu
17 E. Mt. Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-234-4630
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
Comments:
Hosts non-credit division music and dance performances open to the public. Most concerts and recitals are free. Contact Box Office for tickets and details at 410-234-4800.
FREE!
Perrydell Farm Dairy
www.perrydellfarm.com
milk@perrydellfarm.com

90 Indian Rock Dam Rd.
York, PA 17403
717-741-3485
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Family-owned dairy farm. See cows milked, calves fed, or milk being bottled.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
philamuseum.org
educate@philamuseum.org

26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Gallery lessons are interactive and encourage students to examine objects and ideas through a variety of activities. Observation, critical thinking, problem solving, and literacy skills are incorporated in all lessons.
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center
www.pwec.org
info@pwec.org
Kelley Cox
21604 Chicken Point Rd., P.O. Box 122
Tilghman, MD 21671
410-886-9200
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Service Learning,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on educational activities, including: oyster restoration, fisheries management and blue crab life cycle. We can gear our programs for any age any objectives. Home of the fishmobile - Bring the Bay animals and program to your school.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
pickeringcreek.audubon.org
mscallion@audubon.org
Mark Scallion
11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601
410-822-4903
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
400-acre nature center that consists of meadows, forest, freshwater wetlands and a pier over looking a tidal creek. Programs for all grade levels aligned with school system objectives.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park
www.stmaryscountymuseumdivision.com
april.havens@stmarysmd.com
April Havens
44720 Lighthouse Rd.
Piney Point, MD 20674
301-994-1471
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Tour of 1836 lighthouse, historic wooden boats, history of German sub sunk offshore, environmental studies, and recreational opportunities. Drayden African-American One Room School program includes study of early American education and segregation.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Piney Run Park & Nature Center
www.pineyrunpark.org
mbukowitz@ccg.carr.org
Maxine Bukowitz
30 Martz Rd.
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-6043
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Storytellers,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
This is an interpretive facility of the Carroll County dept. of recreation and parks in Sykesville, MD.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake
www.chesapeakepirates.com
mail@chesapeakepirates.com
Mike Tomasini
311 Third St.
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-263-0002
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Pirate-themed treasure hunt with face painting, water cannons, more.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Please Touch Museum
www.pleasetouchmuseum.org
info@pleasetouchmuseum.org
Alexis Furlong
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-581-3181 x 3170
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
To enrich the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Plumpton Park Zoo
www.plumptonparkzoo.org
cheryl.ppz@gmail.com
Cheryl Lacovara
1416 Telegraph Rd.
Rising Sun, MD 21911
410-658-6850
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
An educational place to learn about animal conservation. Many different species of animals.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Point at Pintail Farm (The)
www.pintailpoint.com
reception@pintailpoint.com
Nancy Morton
511 Pintail Point Lane
Queenstown, MD 21658
410-827-7065
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Stationed sporting clay facility.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Port Discovery Children's Museum
www.portdiscovery.org
kgulick@portdiscovery.org
Kristie Gulick
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-864-2664
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Archaeology,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Culinary Arts,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Math,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Storytellers,
Comments:
Three floors of educational, interactive exhibits and programs for children, connecting purposeful play with learning, all aligned with state curriculum. Download the Teacher Support Document below for a free pass!
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Also available:
Pride of Baltimore II
www.pride2.org
pride2@pride2.org
Inner Harbor; Mail to: Pride of Baltimore, Inc., 2700 Lighthouse Point East, #330
Baltimore, MD 21224
410- 539-1151
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
“Pride on the Chesapeake” is Pride of Baltimore’s STEM+H experiential education program under sail, designed to align with Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum. Please visit http://www.pride2.org/education/pride-on-the-chesapeake/ for more information
Project Ascent, LLC
www.Projectascent.com
info@projectascent.com
Avi Gross

,
410-793-7327
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Team building and group dynamics workshops. Focus on leadership, self-esteem, communication, and trust.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Project Liberty Ship/ Liberty Ship John W. Brown
www.ssjwbrown.org
john.w.brown@usa.net
JoAnn Malpass
Pier 1 2020 S Clinton St, Mailing: PO Box 25846
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-558-0646
Grades served: 4 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
The Liberty ship JOHN W BROWN was built in Baltimore in 1942 and made 13 wartime voyages carrying supplies and personnel to war zone. From 1946 to 1982, it was used as a maritime high school in NY. The ship is fully restored to an operating museum.
Pump It Up of Elkridge
www.pumpitupparty.com/elkridge-md.com
md.elkridge@pumpitupparty.com
Denise Smith
7184 Troy Hill Dr., Suite H
Elkridge, MD 21075
410-579-1122
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Indoor inflatable play facility. Hosts customized events and specializes in team building.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Pump It Up of Owings Mills

11515 Cronridge Dr., Ste. J-K
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-356-9050
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
Indoor inflatable play facility.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Pumpkin Theatre
www.pumpkintheatre.org
pumpkintheatre@verizon.net
Stacey Needle
2905 Walnut Ave.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-902-1814
Grades served: Pre-K - 5
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Performances at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Ave., Owings Mills.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Also available:
Puppet Co. (The)
Christopher Piper
Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo , MD 20812
301-634-5380
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Puppet Theater,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Eight to ten productions a year based on classic children's literature and music. Large, elegantly costumed rod puppet and marionette creations, performed in a state-of-the-Art theater by masters, synthesizing the visual and performing arts.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
www.rrmuseumpa.org
pmorrison@pa.gov
Patrick Morrison
300 Gap Rd.
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-8628
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Math,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Home to a world class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Rawlings Conservatory
www.rawlingsconservatory.org
glenda.weber@baltimorecity.gov
Glenda Weber
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD 21217
410-396-0008
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • Geography,
Comments:
Admission is free. Fee for tours and programs. Three climate zones: Mediterranean, tropical, and desert; historic Palm House. Wide variety of programs relating to climate, plant adaptations, plant foods, plant origins and nomenclature.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Rebounders Gymnastics, Inc.
www.rebounders.com
lstark@rebounders.com
Lori Stark
7A W. Aylesbury Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-252-3374
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
Comments:
Olympic gymnastics equipment in a safe, supervised environment including in-ground pits, trampolines, bars, beams, rings, vault more. Special equipment for PreK and toddlers. Children with special needs welcome.
FREE!
Recycling Sorting Facility - Baltimore County
baltimorecountymd.gov/solidwaste
ctrombetti@baltimorecountymd.gov
Clyde Trombetti

Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-887-2791
Grades served: 5 - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Learn what happens to your trash and recycling once it is collected from your home. Tour the facility that sorts the recyclables set out by Baltimore and Harford County residents. Tours take 90 miniutes and are provided for groups of 10-30.
Red Branch Theatre Company and Drama Learning Center
Dana Medford
9130-I Red Branch Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045
410-997-9352
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Shows available for field trips and touring. Theater education workshops, residencies, and afterschool programs. Beginning in December 2014: A Year with Frog & Toad field trip groups (daytime or evening) at Red Branch Theatre Company.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Red Zone Adventures
www.redzoneadventures.com
info@redzoneadventures.com
1928 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-372-4422
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Laser Tag in a 6,000 square foot multi-level arena, a Laser Maze Challenge, arcades, concessions and a glow-in-the-dark gameroom and lounge.
Reisterstown Sportsplex
www.rtownsports.com
dphipps@gmail.com
Dave Phipps
401 Mitchell Dr.
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-429-4242
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
Comments:
Baltimore County’s premier sports facility, providing high quality recreation programs and family entertainment. This facility houses a 200 x 85 foot NHL ice rink and a 180 x 80 foot indoor soccer/lacrosse field with state of the art artificial turf.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Rep Stage
www.repstage.org
repstage@howardcc.edu
Yvonne Erickson
Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
443-518-1510
Grades served: 9 - 12
Subjects:
  • Theater,
Comments:
A professional Equity theater that offers evocative and inspiring work.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
River & Trail Outfitters
www.rivertrail.com
river@rivertrail.com

604 Valley Rd.
Knoxville, MD 21758
301-834-9950
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Outdoor site that features everything from land- to water-based activities.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
River Valley Ranch
www.rivervalleyranch.com
info@rivervalleyranch.com
Ben Ogden
4443 Grave Run Rd.
Manchester, MD 21102
443-712-1010x25
Grades served: 5 - Up
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Provides students an opportunity to work together to reach their full potential.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Robert E. Lee Park

bviguers@baltimorecountymd.gov
Bart Viguers
1000 Lakeside Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21210
443-415-9524
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Recreation,
  • Service Learning,
Comments:
Fun outdoor environmental/educational programs in the park for the public with guidance from Park Rangers.
Robinson Nature Center
Kevin Costin
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
410-313-0400
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Air/Space,
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
18 forested acres; LEED Platinum green building; planetarium/dome-style movie theater; interactive exhibits; Children's Discovery Room; field trips; birthday party and scout programs; LEED building tours; family programs; summer camps.
Also available:
Rocks & Susquehanna State Park
www.dnr.maryland.gov
elizabeth.swift@maryland.gov
Liz Swift
3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd.
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
410-557-7994
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Service Learning,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Nature walks and demonstrations. Campfire programs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Rodgers Farms
www.rodgersfarms.com
rodgersfarms@rodgersfarms.com
Brooke Rodgers
1818 Greenspring Valley Rd.
Stevenson, MD 21153
410-241-3392
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
Corn maze, pick-your-own pumpkins, farm animals, hayride, large play area, education about corn and corn products.
Roger Brooke Taney House
www.hsfcinfo.org
eseagraves@hsfcinfo.org

24 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
301-663-1188
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Restored home of former Frederick attorney and 5th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and his wife Anne Key Taney, sister of Francis Scott Key. View life in the early 1800s with kitchen, smokehouse, and slave quarters.
Roundtop Mountain Resort
roundtopmountainresort.com
groups@skiroundtop.com
Josh Boltz
925 Roundtop Rd.
Lewisberry, PA 17339
717-432-9631
Grades served: K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Year-round facilitated team-building or paintball. Skiing/snowboarding and all day snow tubing lift tickets, or summer adventure package including zip lines, bumper boats, OGO ball, climbing features and more!
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
S.B. Farms, Inc.
www.sbfarmsinc.com
bison95@wildblue.net
Bill Edwards
7010 Hynson Rd.
Hurlock, MD 21643
410-754-5821
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
Bison breeders and retail meat sales.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Salisbury Zoo
www.salisburyzoo.org
ldillon@ci.salisbury.md.us
Leonora Dillon
755 South Park Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21804
410-546-3440
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Variety of interactive educational programs, aligned with state standards.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Sandy Cove
www.sandycove.org
info@sandycove.org
Karen Thompson
60 Sandy Cove Rd.
North East, MD 21901
800-234-2683
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
A retreat facility at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center
www.sandyhillcamp.com
info@sandyhillcamp.com
Diana Pines
3380 Turkey Point Rd.
North East, MD 21901
410-287-5554
Grades served: 2 - Up
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
211 acres overlooking the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. Group events available in spring and fall with overnight accommodations, indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, and recreational facilities.
Sandy Point State Park
1100 E. College Pkwy.
Annapolis, MD 21409
410-974-2149
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Geography,
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Swimming, fishing, boating on the shores of the Chesapeake at the Bay Bridge. Educational programs available with advance notice, call park office.
Sandy Spring Museum
www.sandyspringmuseum.org
aweiss@sandyspringmuseum.org
Allison Weiss
17901 Bentley Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
301-774-0022
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Museum interprets the rural heritage of Montgomery County. Programs built around hands-on activities including well digging, black smithing, weaving, and basket making.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Seminary Ridge Museum
www.seminaryridgemuseum.org
info@seminaryridgemuseum.org

111 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-1300
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Rehabbed Schmucker Hall at the Luth. Theol. Seminary. Tells the story of the 1st day of the Battle of Gettysburg and the care of wounded soldiers when it was a field hospital. Addresses the moral, civic, and spiritual debates of the Civil War.
Sesame Place
sesameplace.com
splgroupsales@sesameplace.com

100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA 19047
866-GO-4-ELMO
Grades served: Pre-K - 4
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
PBS pals in a theme park geared to younger kids. Water attractions, net climb, re-creation of the Sesame Street TV set.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Columbia
www.ShadowlandAdventures.com/fun234
shadowlandbooking@yahoo.com
Events Coordinator
9179 Red Branch Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045
410-740-9100
Grades served: 2 - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Large, multi-level, eerie fog-filled arena creates a unique environment for participants to interact as a team with high-tech, lightweight vest. Develop camaraderie, team skills. Individual scorecards for each participant.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Frederick
www.ShadowlandAdventures.com/fun234
shadowlandbooking@yahoo.com
Randall Briggs
Francis Scott Key Mall, 5500 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
301-696-5555
Grades served: 2 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
6,000 sq. ft. multi-level, carpeted arena for up to 35 players for team and individual play.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Gaithersburg
www.ShadowlandAdventures.com/fun234
shadowlandbooking@yahoo.com
Randall Briggs
624 Quince Orchard Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-330-5546
Grades served: 2 - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
6,000 sq. ft. multi-level, carpeted arena for up to 35 players for team and individual play.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
Sharp's at Waterford Farm
www.sharpfarm.com
farmquestions@sharpfarm.com
4003 Jennings Chapel Rd.
Brookeville, MD 20833
410-489-2572
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Program in agriculture and environment to complement social studies or science curriculum. Fall: Pumpkin and animal tours, Pilgrim history. Spring/Summer: All About Plants, Worm Composting, Creek Study, nature walks, birdhouse gourds.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
Shrine of St. Anthony
www.shrineofstanthony.org
info@shrineofstanthony.org
Joe White
12290 Folly Quarter Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21042
410-531-2800
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
The Shrine was built in 1931 in the architectural lineage of the Franciscan Mother House in Assisi, Italy. The Manor House was built by Charles Carroll in 1832.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Six Flags America
www.sixflags.com/america
jdiguilio@sftp.com
Josie DiGuilio
13710 Central Ave., P.O. Box 4210
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-867-0270
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Math,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Coasters, daily shows, special events including exclusive math and science days, and physics day. Plus our new event Grad Nite for graduating students.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Skate Zone
www.sk8zone.com
offmgr@sk8zone.com
Jen Halley
1082 Rt. 3 South
Crofton, MD 21114
410-721-7155
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Rollerskating for exercise and chance to practice motor skills, social interaction, and listening skills.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Skyline Caverns
www.skylinecaverns.com
skylinecaverns@centurylink.net

10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy.
Front Royal, VA 22630
800-296-4545
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Natural Wonder,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
"Anthodites" are what this cave is known for. They are one of 4 places on earth that have them. (Orchids of the mineral kingdom - grown in clusters)
Smith Island Center
www.smithisland.org
smithisland@verizon.net
Sandie Marriner
20846 Caleb Jones Rd.
Ewell, MD 21824
410-425-3351
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Guided tour of the center. Exhibits portraying the history, economy, and social life of the island natives. Island accessible only by boat.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Smithsonian American Art Museum
americanart.si.edu
AmericanArtMuseumTours@si.edu
Colleen Brown
8th & F Sts. NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-633-8550
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
Comments:
Art collection presenting a record of the American experience from the colonial period to today.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
www.serc.si.edu
vannordenw@si.edu
Wendy Van Norden
647 Contees Wharf Rd.
Edgewater, MD 21037
443-482-2216
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Located on 2650 acres along the Rhode River and Chesapeake Bay. Programs vary; all are designed to be hands-on.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
FREE!
Snyder's of Hanover
www.snydersofhanover.com
email from website

1350 York St.
Hanover, PA 17331
800-233-7125x28592
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
See how tradition, technology, and teamwork combine to make pretzels. Free sample to all tour participants.
Sotterley Plantation
www.sotterley.org
officemanager@sotterley.org
Jeanne Pirtle
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636
301-373-2280
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Multicultural Studies,
Comments:
Hands-on activities include Slavery to Freedom, Archaeology, Life on the Patuxent, Colonial Plantation Life, and To Be Enslaved.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Sports Legends Museum
www.baberuthmuseum.org
john@baberuthmuseum.org
John Hein
301 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-727-1539
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Sports,
Comments:
Preserving Maryland's sports heritage.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Spruce Forest Artisan Village
www.spruceforest.org
artisans@spruceforest.org
Doug Salmonn
177 Casselman Rd.
Grantsville, MD 21536
301-895-3332
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Historic building housing artist studios.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square
www.stmichaelsmuseum.org
stmichaelsmuseum@atlanticbb.net
Chip Britt
E. Chestnut & St. Mary's Square
St. Michaels, MD 21663
410-745-9561
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Three renovated buildings built in the 1850s. Tours of St. Michaels available.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
www.flaghouse.org
grouptours@flaghouse.org
Anjelica Llewellyn
844 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-837-1793
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Built in 1793, the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House was the home and place of business of Mary Pickersgill, maker of the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s famous poem that later became our national anthem.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Strasburg Rail Road
strasburgrailroad.com
groups@strasburgrailroad.com

Rt. 741 East, 301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA 17572
717-687-6193
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
45-minute ride through Amish farmland aboard restored, coal-burning steam train.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
Strathmore Hall
www.strathmore.org
tickets@strathmore.org, groups@strathmore.org

5301 Tuckerman Lane
N. Bethesda, MD 20852
301-581-5100
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Puppet Theater,
Comments:
Live music, dance, and art exhibitions and classes.
Sultana Projects, Inc.
www.sultanaprojects.org
ccerino@sultanaprojects.org
Chris Cerino
105 S. Cross St.
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-5954
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Provides both history and science-based field trips aboard the 1768 schooner Sultana and mobile fleets of canoes and kayaks.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Summers Farm Adventure
www.SummersFarm.com
teresa@summersfarm.com
Teresa Summers
5620 Butterfly Lane
Frederick, MD 21703
301-620-9316
Grades served: Pre-K - 1
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
100-acre, working farm with hands-on learning experiences. Farm features pick your own pumpkins, educational talk about how pumpkins grow, hay ride, farm animals and much more.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Surratt House Museum
www.surratt.org
laurie.verge@pgparks.com
Laurie Verge
9118 Brandywine Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735
301-868-1121
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Middle class plantation home built in 1852 that served as a tavern, hostelry, and post office before the Civil War and a safe house for the Confederate underground. Home of Mary Surratt who was convicted of conspiring in the assassination of Lincoln.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House
www.thelockhousemuseum.org
lockhousemuseum@gmail.com
Ciera Fisher
817 Conesteo St., P.O. Box 253
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410- 939-5780
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • History,
  • Social Studies,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Located on the Susquehanna River, offering historical and nature experiences, the Lock House Museum was the home of the Lock Tender and office of the Toll Collector.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Susquehanna State Park

4122 Wilkerson Rd.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-557-7994
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Rock Run Grist Mill, Carter-Archer Mansion, and Jersey Toll House historic sites; boating, camping, hiking, equestrian trails, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing.
Talmar Gardens and Horticultural Therapy Center
www.talmar.org
talmar@talmar.org
Cate Murphy
1994 Cromwell Bridge Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234
410-825-2020
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
Comments:
All ages, all abilities, all organic, all good.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Teackle Mansion (The)
Gabriel Stuckey
Somerset County Historical Society, P.O. Box 181, 11736 Mansion St.
Princess Anne, MD 21853
410-651-2238
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
Comments:
Built 1802-1819, featuring a guided, narrated group tour with special programs designed for grade 4. Tours customized for different age levels.
Terrapin Adventures
Matt Baker
Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St.
Savage, MD 20763
301-725-1313
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Leadership Training,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Team building programs using low and high ropes challenge course, zip line, climbing tower, giant swing. Local kayaking, mountain biking, river tubing, geocaching, caving, and backpacking trips. Full catering options.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Also available:
That Bouncy Place
www.thatbouncyplace.com
thatbouncyplace@zoominternet.net
Jamie Zang
8F Newport Dr.
Forest Hill, MD 21050
410-638-5004
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
Comments:
Indoor, inflatable bounce play zone.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
The Pentagon
pentagontours.osd.mil/
tourschd.pa@osd.mil

1400 Defense Pentagon, I-395 South Exit @ Boundary Channel Dr.
Washington, DC 20301
703-697-1776
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • Military,
Comments:
One of the world's largest office buildings. Tour includes the mission of the Dept. of Defense and each of its branches of service and displays highlighting significant events in military history.
Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
www.howardcountymd.gov/rap
cchamberlain@howardcountymd.gov
Caitlin Chamberlain
8394 Main St. Ellicott City; Howard Co. Dept. of Rec. & Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-0420
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Named after its late 19th-century owner and built circa 1780 as a settler's home of Ellicott Mills. The cabin was moved from its original location on nearby Merriman Street and reconstructed on Main Street in the 1980s.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Tilghman Island
www.pwec.org
oysters@pwec.org
Kelley Cox
6129m Tilghman Island Rd.
Tighman, MD 21671
410-886-9200
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Immerse yourself in the rich history of the ecology and fisheries of the Chesapeake Bay.
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia
www.tobysdinnertheatre.com
info@tobysdinnertheatre.com
Cheryl Clemens
5900 Symphony Woods Rd.
Columbia, MD 21044
410- 730-8311
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Theater,
Comments:
Marylands's destination for unforgettable live theatre.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Toby's Youth Theatre
www.tobysdinnertheatre.com
youth@tobysdinnertheatre.com
Janine Sunday
5900 Symphony Woods Rd.
Columbia, MD 21044
410-730-8311
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
  • Bullying,
  • Etiquette,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Recreation,
  • Storytellers,
  • Team Building,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Professional theatre for young people based on literature in the curriculum.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Top of the World Observation Level
www.viewbaltimore.org
acarrick@promotionandarts.com
Amy Carrick
World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt St., 27th floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-837-8439
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • History,
Comments:
360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Tuckahoe State Park
www.maryland.gov
jessica/conley@maryland.gov
Dorie Coleman
13073 Crouse Mill Rd.
Queen Anne, MD 21657
410-820-1668
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Tuckahoe State Park surrounds a beautiful lake and features over 20 miles of trails and recreational areas.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
U.S. Army Ordnance Musuem

Aberdeen Proving Group, I-95 Exit 85E
Aberdeen, MD 21005
410-278-3602
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Military,
Comments:
Collection of small arms, artillery, combat vehicles, and ammunition.
U.S. Capitol & Capitol Visitor Center
visitthecapitol.gov
tfontana@aoc.gov

Room SVC-101
Washington, DC 20510
202-226-8000
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
Comments:
Tickets required - contact your member of Congress or the website. Galleries open to the public in session - contact your Congress member. Visitor Center open with no ticket required.
U.S. Naval Academy - Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center
52 King George St.
Annapolis, MD 21402
410-293-8687
Grades served: 1 - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
Comments:
Guided walking tours of the Naval Academy focusing on curriculum taught in elementary, middle and high school levels. Features include information on Academy history and architecture and midshipman life.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
U.S. Supreme Court

1st St. & Maryland Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20543
202-479-3211
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
Comments:
Lectures in the courtroom when court is not in session, visitor film, court-related exhibitions.
Ultimate Play Zone
www.ultimateplayzone.com
info@upzcockeysville.com
Robb Tacelosky
10626 York Rd., Suite J-L
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-628-7529
Grades served: Pre-K - 4
Subjects:
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
A place where your children can channel their boundless energy and endless imagination.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
ushmm.org
group_visit@ushmm.org

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC 20024
202-488-0400
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
The Museum is America's National Institution for the documentation, study and interpretation of holocaust history and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the holocaust.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
University of Maryland: School of Nursing Museum
Heather Ritterpusch
655 W. Lombard St., 2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-706-2822
Grades served: 9 - 12
Subjects:
  • Health/Self Esteem,
  • History,
Comments:
Museum honors the critical role of nurses and chronicles the continuing story of the profession.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Upper Bay Museum
www.upperbaymuseum.org
info@upperbaymuseum.org
Debby Shirt
219 Walnut Street / Northeast Community Park
North East, MD 21901
410-287-2675
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
Comments:
Preserving the lifestyle of the waterman and hunter of the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Urban Pirates
www.urbanpirates.com
admin@urbanpirates.com
Cara Joyce
South Ann Street Pier, Fells Point
Baltimore, MD 21231
410-327-8378
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Maritime,
  • Storytellers,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Climb aboard the pirate ship "Fearless" for a swashbuckling adventure in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. All ages will learn how to talk, sing, dance, and play games like pirates. Field trips will cater to any age. Interactive storytimes available offsite.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Utz Quality Foods
www.utzsnacks.com
tours@utzsnacks.com

900 High St.
Hanover, PA 17331
800-367-7629
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Factories/Business,
Comments:
Free tour of the potato chip process from potato to chip.
FREE!
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
nps.gov/vive
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jennifer Epstein
Constitution Ave. & Henry Bacon Dr. NW
Washington, DC 20024
202-245-4712
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
Comments:
Black granite memorial with names of more than 58,000 Americans missing or killed in Vietnam. Bronze sculpture of three American servicemen.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Walters Art Museum (The)
www.thewalters.org
akodeck@thewalters.org
Amanda Kodeck
600 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-547-9000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Arts Visual,
  • History,
  • Reading/Language Arts,
  • Science/Technology,
Comments:
Brings art and people together for enjoyment, discovery and learning.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
www.wardmuseum.org
wardeducation@salisbury.edu
Mark McMullen Bushman
909 S. Shumaker Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21804
410- 742-4988
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Art/Crafts,
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Hands-on programs, events, and tours that focus on art, heritage, and nature. Professional development opportunities for educators through curriculum trainings, and workshops.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers
FREE!
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
www.wcmfa.org
drastelli@wcmfa.org
Donna Rastelli
401 Museum Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-5727
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Arts Music,
  • Arts Visual,
Comments:
Docent-led tours, scavenger hunts, museum literacy. How to Look at Art for grade 4. Changing exhibitions and permanent collection drawn from over 7,000 artworks.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Joe Capone
1112 River Rd.
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
215-493-4076
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Where Washington crossed the Delaware and launched his surprise attack on Trenton.
Extras:
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Washington Crossing State Park
www.njparksandforests.org
wcspcsr@comcast.net

355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ 08560
609-737-0623
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
The landing site of General Washington's Christmas night crossing of the Delaware River prior to the turning point victory at Trenton.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Washington Monument
www.nps.gov
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov
Jen Epstein
15th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington , DC 20560
202-485-4712
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Storytellers,
Comments:
555-foot tall Egyptian obelisk, dedicated to our first president, completed in 1884. Closed temporarily for repairs.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Washington Monument State Park

6620 Zittlestown Rd.
Middletown, MD 21769
301-791-4767
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
On top of South Mountain, site of the first monument erected to George Washington in 1827. South Mountain State Battlefield, site of the first major Civil War battle in Maryland. Hiking, picnicking, playground, camping.
Washington National Cathedral
nationalcathedral.org
groups@cathedral.org

3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington , DC 20016
202-537-6207
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Religion,
Comments:
Gothic cathedral surrounded by gardens and woods; reservations required for groups to visit the Cathedral or its grounds.
FREE!
Watkins Nature Center
www.pgparks.com
nicole.patterson@pgparks.com
Nicole Patterson
301 Watkins Park Dr.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-218-6702
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Science/Technology,
  • Zoos/Nature Centers,
Comments:
Explore the world of nature.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Way Off Broadway Dinner Theater & Children's Theatre
www.wayoffbroadway.com
wob@wayoffbroadway.com
Justin Kiska
5 Willowdale Dr.
Frederick, MD 21702
301-662-6600
Grades served: Pre-K - 6
Subjects:
  • Theater,
Comments:
Only children's dinner theater in Maryland.
Weinberg Center for the Arts
www.weinbergcenter.org
vtemiz@cityoffrederick.com
Victoria Temiz
20 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-600-2828
Grades served: K - 12
Subjects:
  • Arts Dance,
  • Arts Music,
  • Theater,
Comments:
Goal is to entice, enliven, and educate patrons by providing quality professional art programs for the community.
West Ocean City Watersports
www.westocwatersports.com
logan@westocwatersports.com

12913 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-213-2386
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Fishing trips in the Assawoman Bay to the best fishing spots.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
www.wmsr.com
groupsales@wmsr.com
Nicole Gray
13 Canal St.
Cumberland, MD 21502
800-872-4650
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
Comments:
Scenic railroad trip pulled by a steam or diesel locomotive. Enjoy a 3.5 hour narrated round trip, layover activities include Thrasher's Carriage Museum. One way trips are also possible. Special "School Days" rates on Friday's in May and September.
Westminster Burying Ground & Catacombs
www.westminsterhall.org
info@westminsterhall.org

519 W. Fayette St. (Mailing: 500 W. Baltimore St.)
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-706-2072
Grades served: 3 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Guided tour of graves of Edgar Allan Poe and many prominent Maryland political and military figures from the Revolution and the War of 1812.
Wheels Skating Center
www.wheelsrsc.com
wheelsrsc@yahoo.com
Pamela Muegge
1200 Odenton Road - P.O. Box 439
Odenton, MD 21113
410-674-9661
Grades served: K - 5
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports,
Comments:
White House Visitor Center

1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, U.S. Dept. of Commerce Bldg.
Washington , DC 20230
202-208-1631
Grades served: -
Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
Comments:
Videos and exhibits on the White House architecture, furnishings, first families, social events, relations with the press and world leaders.
Wildlife Trust of North America/Chesapeake Bay Envir. Cntr.
www.bayrestoration.org
jwink@bayrestoration.org

600 Discovery Lane
Grasonville, MD 21638
410-827-6694
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Ecology,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Learn about the natural history of the Eastern Shore; hands-on environmental education in various habitats including fresh water ponds, wetlands, forests, and meadows. Hiking, biking.
William Paca House and Garden
www.annapolis.org
jody.dalton@annapolis.org
Jody Dalton
18 Pinkney Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-267-7619
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Farms/Gardens,
  • History,
Comments:
Home of one of Maryland's four signers of the Declaration of Independence and early leader of local patriots who later served three terms as Maryland's governor.
Wisp Resort
www.wispresort.com
info@wispresort.com

296 Marsh Hill Rd.
McHenry, MD 21541
301-859-3159
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Recreation,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Outdoor adventure; Flying Squirrel Canopy Tour, Chipmunk Challenger Course, mountain coaster, snow tubing, skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, more.
Wisp Resort Snow Tubing & Mountain Coaster
www.wispresort.com
lratliff@wispresort.com
Lisa Ratliff
296 Marsh Hill Rd.
McHenry, MD 21541
301-387-4000
Grades served: Pre-K - Up
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Physical Ed/Fitness,
  • Recreation,
  • Restaurants,
  • Sports,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
It’s all the thrills of sledding without the long hike back up the hill! The Mountain Coaster is a gravitational hybrid of an Alpine Slide and a Roller Coaster. Add ice skating and mountain coaster ride for a true winter wonderland experience.
Extras:
  • Bonus For Teachers
Woodlawn Manor Living History Museum
www.woodlawnmanormuseum.com
woodlawnmanormuseum@comcast.net
Donna Will
16501 Norwood Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
301-570-5722
Grades served: 1 - Up
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
Historical teas, hands-on history field trips, underground railroad experience.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
FREE!
Wye Grist Mill
oldwyemill.org
oldwyemill@atlanticbbn.net
John Nizer
900 Wye Mills Rd.
Wye Mills, MD 21679
410- 827-6909
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • History,
Comments:
A colonial, operating, water-powered grist mill.
YMCA Camp Letts
www.campletts.org
info@campletts.org
Chessa Ormond
4003 Camp Letts Rd., P.O. Box 208
Edgewater, MD 21037
410-919-1410
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Science/Technology,
  • Team Building,
Comments:
Day and overnight retreats with meals, activities, and lodging. Archery, canoeing, team building, high ropes, trail rides, ecology, more.
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Campground
www.jellystonemaryland.com
carrie@jellystonemaryland.com
Carrie Cirrito
16519 Lappans Rd.
Williamsport, MD 21795
301- 223-7117
Grades served: Pre-K - 12
Subjects:
  • Amusement/Edutainment,
  • Ecology,
  • Recreation,
Comments:
Waterpark, outdoor activities; swim safety program.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
Yorktown Victory Center
Group Reservations
200 Water St., Rt. 1020
Yorktown, VA 23690
888-868-7593
Grades served: 4 - Up
Subjects:
  • Government/Law,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Social Studies,
Comments:
A living-history museum of the American Revolution.
Extras:
  • Curriculum Materials,
  • Homeschooling Resources,
  • Bonus For Teachers