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Quassy Educational Field Trips = Learning & Fun

At Quassy we believe that learning is fun! That's why so many school groups choose Quassy for educational field trips. Our NEW Laser 101 class and a Fun With Physics booklet offer numerous projects for students to complete while they watch the rides in action. We also offer two on-site educational guided tours for students, as well as journalism and photography workshops and our Wacky Science interactive stage presentation for elementary or middle school children.

Make your reservation today for educational field trips, tours and programs that students will remember for a lifetime. Call us at 1-800-FOR-PARK or contact us online for more information about booking your school field trip.

For more information on our educational programs, see the workshop presentation and tour outlines below.


STAGE PRESENTATION

Wacky Science

This interactive stage presentation is guaranteed to educate as well as entertain. Students will help to uncork some Wacky Science experiments and tease your eyes and mind with simple illusions. Our student volunteers may also get a little wet during the grand finale!

  • Presentation time: 25 minutes

CLASSROOM PRESENTATION

Laser 101 - Our Newest Program

Students will learn how fascinating lasers work in a classroom environment and then see Quassy's new laser maze, filled with crisscrossing brilliant beams of light.

  • Classroom time: 30 minutes
  • Materials: worksheet & pencil

WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

The ABCs About NEWS

Students will explore the exciting life of a reporter and learn how to write a news story during this journalism workshop.

  • Workshop time: 1 hour

  • Materials: pencil & paper

Photography

Students will learn how to take better photos with Quassy's professional photographer leading the workshop.

  • Workshop time: 2-4 hours
  • Materials: any type of working camera

EDUCATIONAL TOURS

Fun With Physics at Quassy

A booklet packed with activities while student teams work their way through the park. Accredited by the American Association of Physics Teachers. Booklet emailed in advance of your field trip so faculty can assign projects.

  • Tour time: 1-3 hours, depending on assignments
  • Materials: Clipboard and pencil for the worksheets

The Commotion About Motion at Quassy

How do some basic principles of physics apply to the amusement rides at Quassy? Students will learn the "gravity" of the situation during this walking tour.

  • Tour time: 30 minutes
  • Materials: Clipboard and pencil for the tour worksheet

Quassy History Tour

Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of only 11 remaining "Trolley Parks" in the United States. There's plenty of history to be explored at Quassy.

  • Tour time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Materials: Clipboard and pencil for the tour worksheet