Field Trip in-a-Box
Classroom Activity Sets
Treat your students to a hands-on, real plants, learning experience!

NEW for Fall 2020!
Based on our popular Arboretum Fall-season Field Trip and Plantmobile themes, these mailed-to-you sets provide Arboretum style hands-on plant experiences this fall no matter whether you are in-person, on-line, or in a hybrid learning model.

Scholarships available! 
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Minnesota Harvest Time!
Field Trip in-a-Box Classroom Activity Set

Grades 1 - 3
Supplies for 32 Students + Teacher
$175/Classroom Setincludes shipping
October, November & December shipping dates

Optional "Live Instruction" Add-on
$50/Zoom 30-minute session
Add a session with a "live" virtual Arboretum educator!

Click here to learn More & Order


 Field Trip in-a-Box Bulbs

It's a Bulb's Life
Field Trip in-a-Box Classroom Activity Set

Grades K - 2
Supplies for 32 Students + Teacher
$175/Classroom Setincludes shipping
October, November & December shipping dates

Optional "Live Instruction" Add-on
$50/Zoom 30-minute session
Add a session with a "live" virtual Arboretum educator!

Click here to learn More & Order


Field Trip in-a-Box Apples

This set is no longer available for Fall 2020 orders.
Operation: Apple Pollination

Field Trip in-a-Box Classroom Activity Set

Grades 1 - 6
Supplies for 32 Students + Teacher
$175/Classroom Setincludes shipping
September & October & November shipping dates

Optional "Live Instruction" Add-on
$50/Zoom 30-minute session
Add a session with a "live" virtual Arboretum educator!

Click here to learn More & Order


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Ready to Order?

  1. Sign in or create a login to our purchase portal
  2. Select the item(s) you want, and place it in your shopping basket
  3. Process your order as "purchase order" or call us to pay by credit card. You will receive a confirmation/invoice via email right away. 

Ordering Details

Field Trip in-a-Box Sets
  • Classroom sets are intended as 1 Activity Kit/1 student. Classroom Sets come in packages of 32 Activity Kits. Order enough Classroom sets to cover all intended students (example: 50 students = order 2 Classroom Sets).
  • Delivery is limited to the continental US. For delivery to states other than MN, WI, IA, SD, or ND, an additional $20 shipping fee will be assessed.
  • By registering for this field trip you acknowledge that the materials you receive are for the intended use of the students in your classroom and any resources you receive will not be shared with others
Optional Add-on "Live" Instruction
  • If ordering both a Classrooms Set(s) and an Add-on "Live" Instruction, they must be on the same order. 
  • Virtual Instruction sessions will be by Zoom. Participants must have Zoom installed.
  • The teacher who registered for the Add-On Virtual Instruction will be emailed a link to the Zoom session prior to their scheduled date.
Payment
  • Payment must be received one week prior to the requested ship date, earlier is preferred.
  • If payment is not received one week prior to requested ship date, it will move to the next available ship date.
  • Payment by credit card or check. Call or email Arboretum Education with payment information. Leave a message and we will email or call you back. Email arbtrips@umn.edu or 612-301-1210. 
  • Checks should be written to MLA
    Mail checks to
    MLA Attn: Terre K, MLA School Services
    3675 Arboretum Drive
    Chaska MN 55318
    Please note on check memo: Field Trip in a Box.
Refunds
No refund one week prior to ship date

Need Help?

Arboretum Education Office
Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
ArbTrips@umn.edu
612-301-1210*
*We are temporarily working from home during Covid-19, we may return phone messages from a home phone 
Field Trip Reservation Request Form

Scholarships

Scholarships are OPEN for Fall 2020 Field Trip in-a-Box Classroom Sets!
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The Arboretum is committed to making its educational opportunities accessible for all school audiences. With the generous support of the foundations and donors, we are pleased to offer a menu of scholarship opportunities for our schools. 

 

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School Programs 2020 sponsored by International Paper
Support for the Arboretum's School Programs generously provided by
Emerson Charitable Trust, designated by Rosemount 
International Paper Foundation
Karen A. Nelson
Deborah Olson
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
J.A. Wedum Foundation
Donald Weesner Foundation