Dogwood Canyon Field Trip
Explore Dogwood Canyon on your terms. Follow the paved trail as it passes by towering bluffs and waterfalls, crosses over beautifully crafted stone bridges, and stops to see rainbow trout in crystal clear waters. Bring a packed lunch, then visit our educational Nature & Conservation Center and the Treehouse built by Animal Planet's TV Show, Treehouse Masters.
*One chaperone per eight students is required. Additional adults must pre-pay the school to receive our field trip rates.
Park Admission Only
All Ages | 10 Student Minimum
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Field Trip EdVenture Program Add-ons
Conservation Classroom EdVenture
Kindergarten – 6th Grade | 20-80 Students
Introduce or expand your students' knowledge with this dynamic classroom program. Classroom EdVentures are 30–45 minutes long and are designed to meet the Missouri curriculum standards and engage students in hands-on and interactive ways. The program will begin with a 10 to 15-minute lecture followed by your choice of select topics.
Conservation Forest Ecosystem
3rd-5th Grade (can be expanded to 2nd or 6th grades by request) | 20-180 Students
This is an immersive nature experience using the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Discover Nature Curriculum (Nature Unleashed). Students will participate in nature observation and simple data collection using provided instruments. They will then collaborate with their peers about various roles in the food chain and how organisms fit into the ecosystem.
Conservation Stream Ecosystem
3rd – 12th Grade | 20-100 Students
Students will learn how aquatic invertebrates can be used as an indicator of water quality and the important role they play in the stream ecosystem. Students will split into groups so that some can enter the stream to collect aquatic insects, crawfish and other invertebrates, while others on the bank will work to identify what their classmates have gathered.
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