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Basic Field Trip
Come to the museum and experience South Louisiana first hand with our unique South Louisiana themed exhibits. Our basic field trip option includes an orientation presentation, Safetyville presentation from a Sheriff’s Deputy, and discovery in the museum.
Focused Field Trip
Enhance your experience with a Standards focused field trip. One of our museum professionals will lead you through a hands-on workshop on a topic of your choice. The focused field trip includes an orientation presentation, standards focused workshop, Safetyville presentation from a Sheriff’s Deputy, and discovery in the museum.
Sweet as Sugar Program
Our Sweet as Sugar Program will be offered this coming school year 2020-2021. We will be covering transportation cost as well as student admission for this special trip which focuses on one of Louisiana’s most important natural resources, Sugar Cane.
Details for registration COMING SOON!
Block A: 10 am -12 pm
Block B: 12 pm – 2 pm
Toddler Presentations ages 2-6
Daniel Tiger’s Weather Safety– Coco the alligator teaches Daniel and O the Owl not to be afraid of bad weather. Coco and children put together a weather safety kit to use during the storms; showing children they can be a big help to their parents when storms come.
Coco and Timmy’s Hot Cookies– Coco and Timmy teach children about things that get hot and how to be safe around them. Children play the Hot or Cold game with Dty. Mel. and identify hot warning signs intended to keep them safe.
Lyla Got Lost – Lyla a six year old girl tells her story about a time she went shopping with her mom and got lost. Lyla also tells children what she did to get found. Children play the Safety Game with Coco to see if they know what to do if they get lost.
Brianna’s Emergency – Coco teaches children what an emergency is and what to expect when they call 911. Brianna tells about the day she had to call 911 to get help for her mother. The children learn how to dial 911 with Dty. Mel and learn why they should never call as a joke.
Presentations for 6 and older
Dog Bite Prevention – Timmy the puppy and Max the Bull dog help teach children what to do to stay safe around dogs they don’t know. Dty. Mel teaches children what to do if they are knocked down and attacked by a dog. Children learn the right and wrong ways to treat their dogs.
Fire Safety – Learn what to do if you’re sleeping and your room fills with smoke. Join us as we crawl through the fog filled simulation room to find the safe exits out. Children learn about making a safe plan to follow and practice with their parents. (Full, interactive presentation available to groups 60 or less)
Weather Safety – Join us and learn where to go to stay safe during tornados and hurricanes. Children experience a tornado news alert with rain, thunder and lightning simulation. Children also learn the dangers flood waters can cause.
Firework Safety – Children learn about firework safety and learn a safe way to use sparklers. Children learn how to stop, drop and roll if their clothes catch on fire. The Children have fun in a stop, drop and roll relay race.
Water Safety – Children learn the importance of water safety and boating safety. They are taught about the different life jacket regulations and life jackets available. Children learn the importance of wearing their life jackets in our fun version of The Family Fish Trip.
Chemistry of Bubbles
Pop, fizz, what makes a bubble? Learn about chemical reaction and the ways bubbles can be formed.
Louisiana Natural Resources
Sugarcane EVERYWHERE! Learn about Louisiana’s natural resources, what they are used for and how they impact our communities.
Presented by South Louisiana Bank
Join us at the Museum with banking professional from South Louisiana Bank to learn all about the value of a dollar and the basics of banking.
Engineering & Bridges
What does it take to plan and build bridges? Learn the differences between types of bridges and build your own.
Presented by the American Red Cross
Learn the best ways to stay safe and manage stress during an emergency. Decorate and personalize your own pillowcase as well as learn how to create your own emergency supply kit. Take your pillowcase home to share all you’ve learned with your friends and family.
Pair this topic with our fire or weather safety presentation for the best experience.
Deposit & Payment
- There is a$50 nonrefundable deposit due within 14 days of booking.
- If deposit is not received within the allotted time period the booking will be cancelled.
- The final payment is due the day of the trip.
- You are responsible to provide the final count of students and chaperones 24 hours before the day of your trip. No refunds are given for students that are absent the day of the trip.
- Memberships do not include field trips. Members must pay the field trip booking price.
- The field trip admission rate is strictly for school groups. Parents and children cannot use their field trip payment to return the same day. Regular admission will be charged.
- Cancellations made within 7 days of the field trip date will be required to pay the full amount of the trip to the Bayou Country Children’s Museum.
- Cancellations made prior to 7 days before the field trip date will not be required to pay the remaining balance of their invoice but will not be reimbursed their $50 deposit.
- Cancellations must be made by email to [email protected]
Lunch is not built into your field trip reservation but you are more than welcome to plan for your group to eat lunch on our outside grounds after your trip, weather permitting. Should the weather not cooperate, please have a backup plan.
- Field Trips are booked in 2 hour blocks.
- Block A: 10:00-12:00
- Black B: 12:00-2:00
- Plan to arrive at the museum on time. Please note that the museum is not responsible for delays. **If you arrive late, your field trip will still end at your scheduled time stated on your contract**
Parent Chaperones & Siblings
- Visiting chaperones, siblings or any other adult other than school staff will pay the same price as the students plus tax.
- Visiting chaperones, sibling or any other adult other than school staff be required to check-in and pay at the front desk.
- The recommended chaperone ratio is 1 teacher for every 8 students, 1:8.