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4 Season's Sports Complex

County: Carroll
2710 Hampstead Rd.
Hampstead, MD 21074

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, and 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.


Aberdeen Ironbirds



County: Harford
873 Long Dr.
Aberdeen, MD 21001

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Sports
Comments:

IronBirds baseball, a short season single A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Fundraising Opportunities.


Abrakadoodle Art Baltimore

County: Baltimore
2101 Cranbourne Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: K - 8
Subjects:Math, Geography, Arts Visual, Other, Multicultural Studies, Social Studies, Leadership Training, Reading/Language Arts, Biology, Art/Crafts, Science/Technology, and History
Comments:

School-site,Standards-based art education programs via contract – common core and STEAM, in Balt City/County Elementary & Pre-schools. Art history, vocabulary, mixed media, Old Masters,contemporary artists. In house field trips support your theme.


Academy Art Museum

County: Talbot
106 South St.
Easton, MD 21601

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Art/Crafts, Arts Visual, History, and 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.


Accohannock Tribe, Inc.

County: Somerset
2380 Crisfield-Marion Rd.
Marion Station, MD 21838

GRADE: 1 - 12
Beverly Littlehawk
410-623-2660
www.indianwatertrails.com
accohannock@verizon.net

Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Arts Visual, History, Arts Dance, and Arts Music
Comments:

Tribal Museum dedicated to the Accohannock Indian tribe, a sub-tribe of the Algonquin-speaking Powhatan Nation showing what Native American life was like before European contact. Bending Water Park, the site of the annual Pow-Wow. Interpreters available.


Accokeek Foundation/ National Colonial Farm

3400 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, MD 20607

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and History
Comments:

Historic middle class farm depicting life on the eve of the American Revolution. Heirloom plants and animals.


Adkins Arboretum

County: Caroline
12610 Eveland Rd.
Ridgely, MD 21660

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Science/Technology, History, Team Building, Ecology, Physical Ed/Fitness, Social Studies, Farms/Gardens, Recreation, and Art/Crafts
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.


Adkins Historical & Museum Complex, Inc. (The)

County: Wicomico
100 Bratten St.
Mardela Springs, MD 21837

GRADE: K - 12
Carolyn Adkins
410-302-2298
www.adkinsmuseum.com
adkins5829@gmail.com

Subjects:Factories/Business, Farms/Gardens, Military, History, Other, and Archaeology
Comments:

Tour 11 historic buildings and graves of a Revolutionary War patriot.


Adventure Park (The) at Sandy Spring Friends School

County: Montgomery
16701 Norwood Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

GRADE: 4 - Up
Kimberly Hutchison
240-389-4386
www.sandyspringtrees.org
info@sandyspringtrees.org

Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, and Health/Self Esteem
Comments:

Five-acre aerial forest park located in Sandy Spring, MD. 13 different courses in our Park. Field trip packages.


Adventure Park USA

County: Frederick
11113 West Baldwin Rd.
Monrovia, MD 21770

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Religion, Restaurants, Math, Science/Technology, Amusement/Edutainment, Recreation, Team Building, and Physical Ed/Fitness
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.


Adventure Sports Center International

County: Garrett
250 Adventure Sports Way
McHenry, MD 21541

GRADE: 6 - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Sports, Amusement/Edutainment, Team Building, Health/Self Esteem, and Recreation
Comments:

Mountain top white water course. Open May-October for guided rafting, river boarding, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and geocaching.


African Art Museum of Maryland

County: Howard
11711 E. Market Place, Maple Lawn
Fulton, MD 20759

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Multicultural Studies, and Arts Visual
Comments:

Encourages a better understanding of African culture through an exploration of its arts. Hands-on art activities. African Experience Tour – by appointment $5.


Alex Haley Memorial/ Kunta Kinte Plaque

County: Anne Arundel
City Dock
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Multicultural Studies
Comments:

Life-size bronze statue of Alex Haley, author of “Roots” along with a plaque commemorating his ancestor, Kunta Kinte.


Alice Ferguson Foundation - Hard Bargain Farm Environmental

2001 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, MD 20607

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Science/Technology, Ecology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Farms/Gardens
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.


Allegany Museum

County: Allegany
3 Pershing St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Focuses primarily on history of Allegany County and the surrounding area.


American Music Theatre

County: Pennsylvania
2425 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA 17605

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Visual, Arts Dance, Arts Music, and 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

County: Baltimore City
800 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 12
Sara Pike
410-244-1900
www.avam.org
groupvisits@avam.org

Subjects:Arts Visual
Comments:

National repository for self-taught artists, inspiring creativity through discovery of their artists’ work and presenting hands-on experiences.


Amish Experience (The)

County: Pennsylvania
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

GRADE: 3 - 12
Clinton Martin
800-555-2303,x217
www.amishexperience.com
padutch@amishexperience.com

Subjects:Social Studies, History, Farms/Gardens, Multicultural Studies, Amusement/Edutainment, Religion, Restaurants, and Theater
Comments:

Amish house & schoolroom tours, step-on guides for farmland tours, F/X theater show “Jacob’s Choice.” Also Underground Railroad & dairy farm tours; opportunities to meet and talk with Amish; family-style meals; study guides. New Magic Lantern Shows.


Amish Farm & House

County: Pennsylvania
2395 Lincoln Hwy., East
Lancaster, PA 17602

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Other, Farms/Gardens, History, and 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

County: Baltimore
11600 Crossroads Circle
Baltimore, MD 21220

GRADE: K - 8
Mike Amrhine
877-2-AMPED-UP
www.2ampedup.com
info@ampedup.com

Subjects:History, Science/Technology, and Reading/Language Arts
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.


Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

County: Harford
700 Otter Point Rd.
Abingdon, MD 21009

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Science/Technology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Ecology
Comments:

Goal is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of estuarine ecosystems through research, monitoring, and education.


Annapolis Maritime Museum

County: Anne Arundel
723 2nd St.
Annapolis, MD 21403

GRADE: K - Up
Josh Falk
410-295-0104 x3
www.amaritime.org
jfalk@amaritime.org

Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Maritime, Science/Technology, History, Career Preparation, Ecology, and Natural Wonder
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


Annapolis Sailing Cruises: Schooner Woodwind

County: Anne Arundel
80 Compromise St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Team Building, Amusement/Edutainment, and Maritime
Comments:

Sail the Chesapeake Bay on a 74-foot, classic wooden schooner. Kids raise the sails, steer the boat, and learn sailing terminology.


Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

County: Anne Arundel
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: 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

County: Calvert
13480 Dowell Rd.
Solomons, MD 20629

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Visual, Natural Wonder, Farms/Gardens, Ecology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Art/Crafts
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.


Antietam National Battlefield

County: Washington
P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782

GRADE: 1 - 12
Christie Stanczak
301-432-5124
www.nps.gov/anti
christie_stanczak@nps.gov

Subjects:History and Social Studies
Comments:

Free, curriculum-based, ranger-led programs, about the single bloodiest day in American history. Email to make reservations.


Antietam Recreation

County: Washington
9745 Garis Shop Rd.
Hagerstown, MD 21740

GRADE: K - 8
Subjects:Sports, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Recreation
Comments:

Hands-on activities, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, team games, more. Petting zoo.


Applewood Farm, LLC

County: Harford
4435 Prospect Rd.
Whiteford, MD 21160

GRADE: 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

County: Virginia
Hwy. 24
Appomattox, VA 24522

GRADE: 4 - Up
434-352-8987
www.nps.gov/apco

Subjects:History and Military
Comments:

The site of General Lee’s surrender, beginning the end of the Civil War.


Arena Players, Inc.

County: Baltimore City
801 McCulloh St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Cathrine Orange
410-728-6500
www.arenaplayersinc.com
cborange2@aol.com

Subjects:Arts Dance, Arts Music, and Theater
Comments:

Mission is to entertain, educate, and serve the Baltimore community. Designed to nurture and give growth to new, emerging, and established artists through cross-cultural endeavors while boldly illuminating the African-American experience.


Arlington National Cemetery

County: Other
Memorial Dr.
Arlington, VA 22211

GRADE: 3 - Up
Subjects:Air/Space, History, Maritime, and 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.

County: Baltimore
12 Broadridge Lane
Lutherville, MD 21093

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Reading/Language Arts, Arts Music, Puppet Theater, Theater, Science/Technology, Ecology, Bullying, Math, Social Studies, Health/Self Esteem, Multicultural Studies, Arts Dance, and History
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.


Assateague Island National Seashore

County: Worcester
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811

GRADE: K - 12
Jay Johnstone
410-641-1441
www.nps.gov/asis
jay_johnstone@nps.gov

Subjects:Ecology and Science/Technology
Comments:

Programs are curriculum based and resource immersive.


Assateague State Park

County: Worcester
7307 Stephen Decatur Hwy.
Berlin, MD 21811

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Recreation, Science/Technology, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Offering 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.


Atlantic Edge Dive Center

County: Montgomery
102 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

GRADE: 5 - 10
Subjects:Science/Technology and Sports
Comments:

Scuba diving center offering all levels from try-its to scuba certification.


Audubon Naturalist Society

County: Montgomery
8940 Jones Mill Rd.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Ecology, Science/Technology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Natural Wonder
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.


Avalon Theatre

County: Talbot
40 E. Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Music and Theater
Comments:

Venue for the performing arts and education.


B&O Railroad Museum

County: Baltimore City
901 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21223

GRADE: K - Up
Dana Kirn
410-752-2490
www.borail.org
groupsales@borail.org

Subjects:Transportation and History
Comments:

The birthplace of American railroading; 40 acres railroad history, 1884 Roundhouse; Civil War railroad equipment; Kids Zone, carousel rides, kiddie train rides; Seasonal Train Rides.


Babe Ruth Birthplace & Sports Legends Museum

County: Baltimore City
301 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Sports and History
Comments:

Featured exhibits on the life and times of Babe Ruth.


Ballet Theatre of Maryland

County: Anne Arundel
801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Visual, Arts Dance, Arts Music, Recreation, and Theater
Comments:

Baltimore & Annapolis Trail/ BWI Trail

County: Anne Arundel
44 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - Up
Mary Young
410-222-7000
www.aacounty.org
pyoung@aacounty.org

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

County: Baltimore
10534 York Rd., Suite 201
Cockeysville, MD 21030

GRADE: 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.


Baltimore Civil War Museum at President Street Station

County: Baltimore City
601 President St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: 3 - Up
Anthony Pollutra
443-220-0290
www.civilwarbaltimore.com/sites-and-attractions/

Subjects:History
Comments:

A former train station associated with the underground railroad and the first death of the Civil War.


Baltimore Clayworks

County: Baltimore City
5707 Smith Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Arts Visual and Art/Crafts
Comments:

Weekly after-school ceramic/art programming for all skill levels in a relaxed studio environment. School group tours of multiple exhibition galleries and working classroom studio.
Artist demonstrations upon request for fee.


Baltimore Humane Society Human Education & Outreach Program

County: Baltimore
1601 Nicodemus Rd.
Reisterstown, MD 21136

GRADE: K - Up
Wendy Goldband
410-833-8848
www.bmorehumane.org
goldband@bmorehumane.org

Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers and Other
Comments:

Lessons exposing youth to humane treatment of all animals and basic needs of pets. At your location or theirs.


Baltimore Museum of Art (The)

County: Baltimore City
10 Art Museum Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Art/Crafts, Arts Visual, and History
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

County: Baltimore City
1415 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 12
Jessica Celmer
410- 727-4808
www.thebmi.org
tours@thebmi.org

Subjects:Art/Crafts, Economics, Factories/Business, History, Maritime, Reading/Language Arts, Science/Technology, Team Building, and Social Studies
Comments:

Interactive tours and hands-on programs showcasing Baltimore’s industrial past.


Baltimore Streetcar Museum

County: Baltimore City
1901 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

GRADE: K - 12
Andrew Blumberg
410-547-0264
www.baltimorestreetcar.org
blumberg@jhu.edu

Subjects:History and Transportation
Comments:

The Museum provides a historical experience of Baltimore’s public transportation history through its streetcars and displays.


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Education Dept.

County: Baltimore City
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Music, Foreign Language, History, Reading/Language Arts, Science/Technology, and Other
Comments:

Interactive musical experiences. Mid-week concerts align with state, national and common core standards. Free online Curriculum guides for teachers. Open rehearsals available for music students in grades 6-up.


Banneker Planetarium

County: Baltimore
CCBC, 800 S. Rolling Rd.
Catonsville, MD 21228

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Air/Space and Science/Technology
Comments:

Planetarium shows available during the school year.


Banneker-Douglass Museum

County: Anne Arundel
84 Franklin St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and 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.


Barbara Fritchie House

County: Frederick
154 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: K - 12
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.”


Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

County: Calvert
2880 Grays Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, Science/Technology, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Nature sanctuary and park.


Battleship New Jersey

County: New Jersey
62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ 08103

GRADE: 4 - 12
Subjects:Maritime, Military, and History
Comments:

Guided tour of our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship.


Bear Branch Nature Center

County: Carroll
300 John Owings Rd.
Westminster, MD 21158

GRADE: K - Up
Dawn Harry
410-386-3580
www.hashawha.org
dharry@ccg.carr.org

Subjects:Ecology and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Environmental and science education in a natural setting.


Bending Water Park

County: Somerset
Farm Market Rd. & Hollands Crossing Rd.
Marion Station, MD 21838

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Multicultural Studies, and Recreation
Comments:

Campground with log and round houses used by Native Americans. Tours by a historian


Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum

County: Baltimore
300 Oella Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21228

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology, Ecology, Farms/Gardens, History, Multicultural Studies, Science/Technology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Social Studies
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.


Benjamin Franklin Museum

County: Pennsylvania
316-318 Market St., Franklin Court
Philadelphia, MD 19106

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Social Studies
Comments:

Explore Franklin’s life and character through artifacts, computer animations, and interactive displays. Displays are educational, challenging, and fun.


Benson-Hammond House

County: Anne Arundel
7101 Aviation Blvd. @ Andover Rd.
Linthicum, MD

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and History
Comments:

An 1830’s farmhouse museum with four period rooms decorated ca. 1860, a doll collection, outbuildings. Depicts the truck farming era in northern Anne Arundel County.


Black Cherry Puppet Theater

County: Baltimore City
1115 Hollins St.
Baltimore, MD 21223

GRADE: 1 - 8
Michael Lamason
410-752-7272
www.blackcherry.org
info@blackcherry.org

Subjects:Theater, Amusement/Edutainment, and Puppet Theater
Comments:

Puppetry-based curriculum integrated programs for students.


Black Hill Visitor Center

County: Montgomery
Black Hill Regional Park, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr.
Boyds, MD 20841

GRADE: K - 12
Anna Enriquez Robinson
301-528-3491
www.blackhillnature.org
anna.robinson@montgomeryparks.org

Subjects:Science/Technology, Ecology, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Hands-on nature and outdoors experience for all seasons. A program of Montgomery County Dept. of Parks.


Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

County: Dorchester
2145 Key Wallace Dr.
Cambridge, MD 21613

GRADE: 4 - 6
Subjects:Ecology
Comments:

Wetlands, haven for waterfowl, sanctuary for the American bald eagle, more.


Bluett Bros. Violins

County: Pennsylvania
122 Hill St.
York, PA 17403

GRADE: 5 - Up
Subjects:Arts Music
Comments:

Watch as a master luthier handcrafts violins, mandolins, cellos, more.


Bowie Baysox Baseball

4101 Crain Hwy.
Bowie, MD 20716

GRADE: K - 8
Matt McCann
301-464-4813
www.baysox.com
mmccann@baysox.com

Subjects:Sports
Comments:

Baysox baseball. Baseball in Education field trips feature spring baseball, curriculum packs, and lunch for all. Hosting two sessions each season.


Brad’s Produce

County: Harford
550 Asbury Rd.
Churchville, MD 21028

GRADE: K - Up
Karin Milton
410-734-4769
www.bradsproduce.com
brad@bradsproduce.com

Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Educational farm tours to educate students about where their food comes from. Seasonal corn maze.


Brookside Nature Center

County: Montgomery
Wheaton Regional Park, 1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

GRADE: K - 4
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Ecology, and Science/Technology
Comments:

Hands-on nature and outdoors experience.


Brunswick Heritage Museum

County: Frederick
40 W. Potomac St.
Brunswick, MD 21716

GRADE: K - 12
Rebecca O'Leary
301-834-7130
www.brunswickmuseum.org
roleary@brrm.net

Subjects:History and Transportation
Comments:

Railroad history exhibits, a social history of life in the railroad boom, and a 1700 sq.ft. interactive model railroad.


Bureau of Engraving & Printing

County: Other
14th & C Sts., SW
Washington, DC 20228

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Government/Law
Comments:

See millions of dollars being printed and learn about U.S. paper currency. Group tours must be scheduled in advance, 50-person max.


Busch Gardens Williamsburg/ Water Country USA

County: Other
One Busch Gardens Blvd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Over 50 thrilling rides, live shows, animal encounters, water park, and attractions in a European-themed park.


C & O Bicycle

County: Washington
9 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Hancock, MD 21750

GRADE: K - Up
Dennis Hudson
301-678-6665
www.candobicycle.com
candobicycle@cox.net

Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Bike shop with rentals, repairs, and sales. Screened-in bunkhouse and general store for bikers on the C & O Canal trail.


C & O Canal Great Falls Tavern

County: Montgomery
11710 MacArthur Blvd.
Potomac, MD 20854

GRADE: K - Up
301-767-3714
www.nps.gov/choh

Subjects:Recreation and History
Comments:

Mule-drawn barge rides on the historic canal. Footbridges to view the Great Falls of the Potomac. Hiking, bicycling.


C&O Canal National Historical Park

County: Other
1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Recreation
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.


C&O Canal NHP-Cumberland Visitor Center

County: Allegany
13 Canal St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Rita Knox
301-722-8226
www.nps.gov/choh
rita-knox@nps.gov

Subjects:History, Transportation, and Recreation
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.


Calvert Cliffs State Park

County: Calvert
9500 H.G. Truman Pkwy. Mailing: c/o Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Rd., Marbury, MD 20658
Lusby, MD 20657

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology, Ecology, Recreation, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Day use park featuring sandy beach, unique fossils, recycled tire playground, fresh water and tidal marshland, 13 miles of hiking trails.


Calvert Marine Museum

County: Calvert
14200 Solomons Island Rd.
Solomons, MD 20688

GRADE: K - Up
Melissa McCormick
410-326-2042
www.calvertmarinemuseum.com
mccormmj@co.cal.md.us

Subjects:Biology, History, Maritime, and Social Studies
Comments:

Explore and learn how our prehistoric past (Paleontology), natural environment (Estuarine Biology), and maritime heritage (Maritime History) come together to tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay.


Camp Puh’tok Native American Program

County: Baltimore
17433 Big Falls Rd.
Monkton, MD 21111

GRADE: K - 12
Lindsay Laker
410-329-6590
www.camppuhtok.com
info@camppuhtok.com

Subjects:History, Recreation, Multicultural Studies, and 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!


Canal Place Heritage Area

County: Allegany
Western Maryland Railway Station, 13 Canal St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Ecology, and Recreation
Comments:

Railway Station and C&O Canal offering a history of Cumberland as a hub of transportation during the 19th century. Transportation history, canal boat replica, C&O Canal Museum, Western MD Scenic Railroad, shops, restaurants, hiking and biking trails.


Cape May Whale Watcher

County: Other
Miss Chris Marina, 1218 Wilson Dr.
Cape May, NJ 08204

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Maritime, Recreation, and 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.


Carrie Murray Nature Center

County: Baltimore City
1901 Ridgetop Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21207

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Natural Wonder, Ecology, Art/Crafts, Service Learning, and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

The Center’s mission focuses on educating the public on animals and the outdoors. Learn about out rescued raptors and reptiles as well the environment and human impact.


Carroll Arts Center

County: Carroll
91 W. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Visual, Arts Music, History, Multicultural Studies, Puppet Theater, Recreation, and Theater
Comments:

Customized field trips to complement curriculum in a 263-seat movie theater and galleries.


Carroll County Farm Museum

County: Carroll
500 S. Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and History
Comments:

Learn how the 19th-century farm family lived and worked. Guided tour of six exhibit rooms in the 1850s farmhouse; Living History Center and exhibit buildings; artisans demonstrating old-time skills.


Carroll County Tourism

County: Carroll
225 N. Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Tourism office for Carroll County assisting with field trip planning.


Carroll Mansion & Phoenix Shot Tower

County: Baltimore City
800 E. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Factories/Business, History, Science/Technology, Architecture, Arts Visual, and Social Studies
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.


Catoctin Furnace/ Cunningham Falls State Park

County: Frederick
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Factories/Business, History, and Recreation
Comments:

Catoctin Iron Furnace operated from 1776-1903. Furnace stack remains. Self-guided trail.


Catoctin Mountain Orchard

County: Frederick
15036 N. Franklinville Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788

GRADE: K - 3
Patricia Black
301-271-2737
www.catoctinmountainorchard.com

Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Orchard and farm market.


Catoctin Mountain Park

County: Frederick
14707 Park Central Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788

GRADE: K - 12
Susan Burke
301-663-9388
www.nps.gov/cato
susan_burke@nps.gov

Subjects:Ecology, History, Archaeology, and Science/Technology
Comments:

Variety of educational programs including those linking park interpretive themes with local school curriculums. On-site programs, programs for loan, on-line curriculum materials and lesson plans, and a variety of self-guided, design-your-own field trips.


Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

County: Frederick
13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788

GRADE: K - 12
Brandi Owens
301-271-4922
www.cwpzoo.com
bowens@cwpzoo.com

Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Twenty-five acres and over 500 animals, safari ride, shows, animal encounters.


Cecil County Arts Council, Inc.

County: Cecil
Elkton Arts Center Gallery, 135 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Music, Art/Crafts, Arts Visual, and Arts Dance
Comments:

Presents, promotes, and sustains the arts.


Cecil County Tourism

County: Cecil
68 Heather Lane, Suite 43
Perryville, MD 21903

GRADE: K - Up
Sandy Turner
800-232-4595
www.seececil.org
cecil.tourism@ccgov.org

Subjects:Ecology, Farms/Gardens, History, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Cedarville State Forest

10201 Bee Oak Rd.
Brandywine, MD 20613

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, History, and Recreation
Comments:

Bike trails, fishing, historical sites, environmental programs.


Center Ring Circus School

County: Howard
6770 Oak Hall Lane, Suite 105
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Other, Amusement/Edutainment, Theater, Arts Dance, Arts Visual, Physical Ed/Fitness, and Recreation
Comments:

Balance work and play on tightrope and unicycle; flip out on 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

County: Baltimore City
700 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: 1 - 12
Rosiland Cauthen
410-986-4051
www.centerstage.org

Subjects:Arts Music, Theater, Amusement/Edutainment, and Arts Dance
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.


Charles Carroll House of Annapolis

County: Anne Arundel
107 Duke of Gloucester St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Birthplace of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence.


Charles Sumner G.A.R. Hall

County: Kent
206 S. Queen Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Military, and Multicultural Studies
Comments:

The structure once served as a meeting hall for African American Civil War veterans.


Chesapeake Arts Center

County: Anne Arundel
194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Arts Visual, Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Dance, Art/Crafts, Storytellers, Arts Music, and Theater
Comments:

Multi-discipline arts center offering entertainment and arts education classes, as well as day-time theatre performances.


Chesapeake Bay Foundation

County: Anne Arundel
6 Herndon Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21403

GRADE: 4 - 12
Joellen (Jo) Shallcross
410-268-8816
www.cbf.org
educationcoordinator@cbf.org

Subjects:Ecology, Maritime, Science/Technology, and 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


Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

County: Talbot
Navy Point, 213 N Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663

GRADE: K - 12
Tracey Munson
410-745-2916
www.cbmm.org/learn.htm
havefun@cbmm.org

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Art/Crafts, Ecology, Farms/Gardens, History, Maritime, Recreation, Natural Wonder, and 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.


Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark

County: Talbot
21308 Phillips Rd.
Tilghman Island, MD 21671

GRADE: K - 12
Wade Murphy
410-829-3976
www.skipjack.org

Subjects:Ecology and Maritime
Comments:

Hear about the boat, the Bay, and local wildlife aboard the skipjack. April through November.


Chesapeake Beach Water Park

County: Calvert
4079 Gordon Stinnett Blvd., P.O. Box 400
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment and Recreation
Comments:

Slides, lagoon, kids’ pool, eight water slides, fountains, waterfalls, kids’ activity pool, more.


Chesapeake Children's Museum

County: Anne Arundel
25 Silopanna Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21403

GRADE: K - 8
Dr. Deborah Wood
410-990-1993
www.theccm.org
info@theccm.org

Subjects:Storytellers, Amusement/Edutainment, Culinary Arts, History, Service Learning, Economics, Social Studies, Art/Crafts, Arts Visual, Multicultural Studies, Zoos/Nature Centers, Health/Self Esteem, Ecology, Arts Dance, Reading/Language Arts, Nutrition, Science/Technology, Team Building, Arts Music, and Recreation
Comments:

Hands-on museum for children and families set in a woodland park at the head of Spa Creek.


Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy

County: Harford
P.O. Box 647
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Science/Technology
Comments:

Discovery Learning about the Chesapeake Bay on board the Skipjack Martha Lewis. Discovery Traveler programs on site.


Chesapeake Shakespeare Company



County: Howard
7 South Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: 6 - 12
Ron Heneghan
410-244-8571 ext.113
www.chesapeakeshakespeare.com

Subjects:History, Reading/Language Arts, and Theater
Comments:

student matinees, group tickets to season performances.


Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park (The)

County: Frederick
355 Montevue Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21702

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Transportation, and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Hands-on history museum.


Children's Playhouse of Maryland

County: Baltimore
7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237

GRADE: 1 - Up
Diane Smith
443-840-2426
www.cpmarts.org
cpm@ccbcmd.edu

Subjects:Theater
Comments:

A non profit theatre organization in residence at CCBC Essex, providing workshops, summer camps and performance opportunities for youth ages 6-18. Children’s Playhouse produces four musicals and one play each season.


Children's Theater Association

County: Baltimore
1055 Taylor Ave.
Towson, MD 21286

GRADE: K - 8
Kevin Daly
443-901-0835
ctabaltimore.org
info@ctabaltimore.org

Subjects:Theater
Comments:

Plays for children performed by adults at college theaters and other theater facilities throughout the State of Maryland.


Choo Choo Barn - Traintown USA

County: Other
226 Gap Rd., Rt. 741 East
Strasburg, PA 17579

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Visual, and Recreation
Comments:

A gigantic model train layout, hand-crafted by one family for 50 years. 150 animated people and scenes on a display.


Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding

County: Montgomery
22500 W. Harris Rd.
Barnesville, MD 20838

GRADE: K - Up
Lesley Shear
301-916-2040
www.chtr.org
chtrinc@aol.com

Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, and Team Building
Comments:

Weekly riding lessons and recreational and curriculum-based opportunities in the outdoors. Activities for those with special needs available.


City of Bowie Museums

12207 Tulip Grove Dr.
Bowie, MD 20715

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Science/Technology, Government/Law, and Transportation
Comments:

History of the early 18th century through the turn of the 21st century including railroads, radios, historic houses, horse history.


Clara Barton National Historic Site

County: Montgomery
5801 Oxford Rd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

GRADE: K - Up
Kevin Pattik
301-320-1410
www.nps.gov/clba
kevin-patti@nps.gov

Subjects:History
Comments:

The home, which also served as a warehouse and headquarters of the American Red Cross, open for hourly tours.


Clark's Elioak Farm

County: Howard
10500 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

GRADE: 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 Pine Tree Forest. Pony rides are also available.


Cliffs Schoolhouse

County: Kent
Rt. 289, Quaker Neck Rd. MAILING: C. Cordes 104 Birch Run Rd Chestertown MD 21620
Chestertown, MD 21620

GRADE: 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.


Colchester Farm

County: Kent
31285 Georgetown Cemetery Rd.
Galena, MD 21635

GRADE: K - 12
Theresa Mycek
443-282-1409
www.colchesterfarm.org

Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Community-supported agricultural project, growing vegetables on 10 acres.


College of Southern Maryland

County: Charles
8730 Mitchell Rd., P.O. Box 910
LaPlata, MD 20646

GRADE: K - Up
Keith Hight
301-934-2251
www.csmd.edu/arts
bxoffc@csmd.edu

Subjects:Arts Visual, Reading/Language Arts, Arts Dance, Storytellers, Arts Music, Theater, and Puppet Theater
Comments:

Various arts activities and events.


College Park Aviation Museum

1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr.
College Park, MD 20740

GRADE: K - 8
Subjects:History, Transportation, and Air/Space
Comments:

Museum telling the story of historic College Park Airport, the world’s oldest continuously operating airport. Interactive exhibits, vintage aircraft and special programs.


Colonial Williamsburg

County: Other
1 Visitor Center Dr.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Restored 18th-century capital city; living history experience.


Columbia Art Center

County: Howard
6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Art/Crafts and Arts Visual
Comments:

Classes offered in ceramics, drawing, painting, crafts, marbling, digital design, fashion and home design.


Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA)

County: Howard
6655 Dobbin Rd., Unit 4
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: K - 12
Alexandra Franco
410-381-0700
www.CCTArts.com
info@cctarts.com

Subjects:Theater, Arts Music, Arts Dance, Reading/Language Arts, Storytellers, Other, and Bullying
Comments:

Four curriculum-based field trips to Toby’s professional productions annually including Charlotte’s Web, Anne Frank, Seussical, Frog & Toad, Goodnight Moon, etc. Free/reduced pricing based on need. Free Baltimore City Outreach shows and workshop day.


Columbia Orchestra

County: Howard
Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

GRADE: 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

County: Howard
5401 Twin Knolls Rd., Suite 12
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: K - 12
Kurt Krenzischek
410-964-2228
www.columbiaschoolofmusic.com

Subjects:Arts Music
Comments:

Introduction to music and music lessons for all ages.


Community Art Center - Towson University

County: Baltimore
8000 York Rd., CFA 3103Y
Towson, MD 21252

GRADE: 1 - Up
Stacy Arnold
410-704-2351
www.towson.edu/cac
cac@towson.edu

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

County: Frederick
Carroll Creek @ Carroll St. MAILING: 7192 Meadowbrooke Dr.
Frederick, MD 21702

GRADE: 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

County: Harford
Lafayette & Concord Sts., P.O. Box 212
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Maritime
Comments:

Built in 1827, the second oldest lighthouse in Maryland. Restored keeper’s house with exhibits. Open April through October.


Conowingo Visitors Center

County: Harford
4948 Conowingo Rd.
Darlington, MD 21034

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology and History
Comments:

Small visitor center featuring the history and a model of the Dam.


Contemporary Museum

County: Baltimore City
PO Box 1572
Baltimore, MD 21203

GRADE: 6 - 12
Irene Donnelly
410-756-0397
www.contemporary.org
info@comtemporary.org

Subjects:Art/Crafts and Arts Visual
Comments:

Contemporary art by living and working artists.


Coopermine Fieldhouse at Duburns Arena

County: Baltimore City
3100 Boston St.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Team Building, Arts Dance, Physical Ed/Fitness, and Sports
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.


Coppermine Fieldhouse

County: Baltimore
1400 Coppermine Terrace
Baltimore, MD 21209

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Sports, Team Building, and Arts Dance
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.


Corradetti Glassblowing Studio & Gallery

County: Baltimore City
2010 Clipper Park Rd., Suite 119
Baltimore, MD 21211

GRADE: K - 12
Julie Corradetti
410-243-2010
www.corradetti.com
studio@corradetti.com

Subjects:Arts Visual, Factories/Business, Science/Technology, and Art/Crafts
Comments:

Demonstrations and hands-on activities in glassblowing available for groups of up to 50.


Crayola Experience

County: Pennsylvania
30 Centre Square
Easton, PA 18042

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Science/Technology, Amusement/Edutainment, Team Building, Art/Crafts, and Arts Visual
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!


Creative Alliance

County: Baltimore City
3134 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Arts Visual and Art/Crafts
Comments:

Exhibitions and gallery shows. Tour options include: exhibition activity, resident artist studio visit, and hands-on activity.


Cromwell Valley Park

County: Baltimore
2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, Farms/Gardens, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Nature and farm park offering programs in sustainable agriculture, organic gardening, and all aspects of nature programming.


Crystal Grottos Caverns

County: Washington
19821 Shepherdstown Pike, Rt. 34
Boonsboro, MD 21713

GRADE: K - 12
Jerry Downs
240-217-7623
www.crystalgrottoescaverns.com

Subjects:Natural Wonder
Comments:

Tour of 250 million-year-old cave with millions of stalactites.


Cumberland Theatre

County: Allegany
101 N. Johnson St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:
Comments:

Regional professional theater in Western Maryland.


Cunningham Falls State Park

County: Frederick
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, History, Recreation, and 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.


Cylburn Arboretum

County: Baltimore City
4915 Greenspring Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology and Science/Technology
Comments:

207-acre city park featuring hundreds of horticultural specimens, three miles of nature trails, and a nature museum.


Dancemoves Studio of Dance

County: Baltimore
5811 Allender Rd.
White Marsh, MD 21162

GRADE: K - Up
Susan Joines
410-335-4409
www.dancemovesstudio.com
eksgs@aol.com

Subjects:Arts Dance
Comments:

Classes in all types of dance, and professional dance company in residence offering lecture demos and performances.


Deep Creek Lake State Park & Discovery Center

County: Garrett
898 State Park Rd.
Swanton, MD 21561

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, History, Recreation, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Canoeing, nature hikes and activities; nature center also offers a brief history of Garrett County and surrounding areas.


Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

County: Frederick
40 S. Carroll St.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: 1 - 12
Subjects:Art/Crafts, Architecture, and Arts Visual
Comments:

Non-profit arts education facility featuring art instruction, exhibitions, and special programs.


Delmarva Discovery Center

County: Worcester
2 Market St.
Pocomoke City, MD 21851

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology and History
Comments:

Focusing on river ecology, and the history of the Pocomoke River, including shipbuilding, trading, fishing, and local Native American historical culture.


Delmarva Shorebirds

County: Wicomico
6400 Hobbs Rd.
Salisbury, MD 21804

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Sports
Comments:

Shorebirds baseball, minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.


Design-A-Tee Party

County: Baltimore City
5636 Belair Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21206

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Team Building and Art/Crafts
Comments:

Destination Education by Watermark

County: Anne Arundel
PO Box 3350
Annapolis, MD 21403

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, History, Maritime, Military, Multicultural Studies, Science/Technology, and Team Building
Comments:

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.


Dinosaur Park

13200 Mid Atlantic Blvd.
Laurel, MD 20708

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Science/Technology, History, Natural Wonder, Archaeology, Biology, and Ecology
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.


Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc.

County: Washington
101 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

GRADE: K - 10
Subjects:Air/Space, Health/Self Esteem, History, Transportation, Archaeology, Physical Ed/Fitness, Science/Technology, Factories/Business, Puppet Theater, and Farms/Gardens
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,etc.


DNS Toby's Dinner Theatre of Baltimore

County: Baltimore City
5625 O'Donnell St.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Theater
Comments:

Broadway musicals, a live orchestra, and buffet dinner. Evening and matinee performances year round.


Dorchester County Tourism

County: Dorchester
2 Rose Hill Place
Cambridge, MD 21613

GRADE: K - 12
Amanda Fenster Maker
410-228-1000
www.tourdorchester.org
info@tourdorchester.org

Subjects:History and Recreation
Comments:

General information about tourism in Dorchester County.


Double Key Treasure Hunts

County: Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20000
GRADE: 5 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Team Building, History, and Leadership Training
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.


Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Museum

County: Charles
3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Rd.
Waldorf, MD 20601

GRADE: K - 12
Danny Fluhart
301-274-9358
www.drmudd.org
dannyfluhart1@comcast.net

Subjects:Farms/Gardens and History
Comments:

Home of Dr. Mudd, the doctor who tended John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Lincoln. House, exhibit building, farm museum, 197-acre farm.


Dutch Wonderland

County: Other
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA 17602

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Live shows, rides, water attractions.


Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Columbia

County: Howard
7125-C Columbia Gateway Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Recreation
Comments:

Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.


Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Rockville

County: Montgomery
725 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Recreation
Comments:

Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.


Earth Treks Climbing Centers - Timonium

County: Baltimore
1930 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Recreation
Comments:

Private climbing programs provided for all regardless of experience.


Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

County: Kent
1730 Eastern Neck Rd.
Rock Hall, MD 21661

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, Recreation, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

2,285-acre island refuge, a major feeding and resting place for migratory and wintering waterfowl on the Eastern Shore.


Echo Hill Outdoor School

County: Kent
13655 Bloomingneck Rd.
Worton, MD 21678

GRADE: 3 - 12
Pat Bjorke
410-348-5880
www.ehos.org
info@ehos.org

Subjects:Maritime, Science/Technology, Team Building, and Ecology
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.


Eden Mill Nature Center

County: Harford
1617 Eden Mill Rd.
Pylesville, MD 21132

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Non-profit organization dedicated to developing a greater awareness and appreciation of the natural and historical resources of the area.


Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum

County: Baltimore City
203 N. Amity St.
Baltimore, MD 21223

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Reading/Language Arts
Comments:

The home of Edgar Allan Poe maintained as a historic site with tours and special events offered throughout the year.


Elk Neck State Park and Forest

County: Cecil
4395 Turkey Point Rd.
North East, MD 21901

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology and Recreation
Comments:

Peninsula park overlooking the North East River, the Elk River, and the Chesapeake Bay, with beaches, marshland, and bluffs; Turkey Point Lighthouse.


Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center

County: Baltimore City
847 N. Howard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Troy Burto
410-225-3130
www.eubieblake.org
eubieblake@rcn.com

Subjects:Arts Music and History
Comments:

Center preserving the legacy of jazz through performing and visual arts.


Evergreen Museum & Library - Johns Hopkins University

County: Baltimore City
4545 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210

GRADE: 6 - 12
Subjects:Arts Visual and History
Comments:

Collection of international art assembled by the philanthropic Garrett family and a vibrant, innovative venue for contemporary artists, housed in a 48-room Gilded Age mansion.


Explore & More

County: Pennsylvania
20 E. High St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

GRADE: K - 1
Subjects:Art/Crafts, History, Science/Technology, and Amusement/Edutainment
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.


Fair Hill Nature Center

County: Cecil
630 Tawes Dr.
Elkton, MD 21921

GRADE: K - 6
Subjects:
Comments:

Non-profit outdoor school located in the Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area.


Fairmount Academy

County: Somerset
PO Box 243
Princess Anne, MD 21853

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History
Comments:

Former one-room schoolhouse resurrected as a museum. Open by appointment only. 1800 Festival.


Fairwinds Farm & Stables, Inc.

County: Cecil
41 Tailwinds Lane
North East, MD 21901

GRADE: 1 - 8
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and 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.


Farmer Stan

County: Baltimore
1114 Shawan Rd
Cockeysville, MD 21030

GRADE: K - 5th
Subjects:Farms/Gardens, Math, Science/Technology, and Team Building
Comments:

Hands on agricultural farm tour, outdoor classrooms, honey bees, farm products, livestock, STEM taught in and on the farm.


Federal Bureau of Investigation

County: Other
935 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC 20535

GRADE: K - 12
X
202-324-3447
fbi.gov

Subjects:Government/Law
Comments:

Fell's Point Visitor Center

County: Baltimore City
812 South Ann Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Arts Visual
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.


Fire Museum of Maryland

County: Baltimore
1301 York Rd.
Lutherville, MD 21093

GRADE: K - Up
Will Roulett
410-321-7500 ext 102
www.firemuseummd.org/education
info@firemuseummd.org

Subjects:History, Science/Technology, and Fire Safety Education
Comments:

40 antique fire engines & 1871 fire house get students’ attention, teaching fire service history, hands-on circuits, & fire safety with 3 tours and 2 add-ons (meets MD State Curriculum and the Next Generation Science Standards).


Fitness for Health

County: Montgomery
11140 Rockville Pike, Suite 303
Rockville, MD 20852

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Health/Self Esteem, Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, Sports, and Team Building
Comments:

Offering Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, and Therapeutic exercise.
Bring your class for some incredible fun at our multi-sensory, exercise facility. Kids love it!!
Glow-in-the-dark gym, laser maze, rock climbing walls, 30′ long trampoline, interactive gaming equipment.

We welcome children with special needs.


Ford's Theatre

County: Washington, DC
511 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

GRADE: 3 - 12
Subjects:Theater, Reading/Language Arts, History, and Social Studies
Comments:

Tour the historic theatre, Petersen House and museum. Hear an interpretive talk, see the box where President Lincoln was shot. Uncover the fate of the assassin. Explore Lincoln’s legacy through interactive exhibits and mainstage musicals and plays.


Fort Frederick State Park

County: Washington
11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
Big Pool, MD 21711

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Recreation
Comments:

1756 stone fort; camping, fishing, picnicking. Experience life on Maryland’s western frontier during the French & Indian War.


Fort George G. Meade Museum

County: Anne Arundel
4674 Griffin Ave.
Ft. Meade, MD 20755

GRADE: K - 12
Robert Johnson
301-677-6966
www.ftmeade.army.mil/museum/

Subjects:History and Military
Comments:

Museum covers the history of Fort Meade.


Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

County: Baltimore City
2400 E. Fort Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 12
Susan Knauer
410-962-4290
www.nps.gov/fomc
susan_knauer@nps.gov

Subjects:History and Maritime
Comments:

Site of the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812 against the British, culminating in the writing of our National Anthem.


Four Rivers Heritage Area

County: Anne Arundel
The Arundel Center, 44 Calvert Street, MS1106, P.O. Box 2700
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Archaeology, Ecology, Farms/Gardens, Government/Law, History, Maritime, Multicultural Studies, Science/Technology, Zoos/Nature Centers, and Natural Wonder
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


Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

County: Washington, DC
Independence Ave., W. Basin & Ohio Drives
Washington, DC 20000

GRADE: K - Up
Jennifer Epstein
202-245-4712
www.nps.gov/frde
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov

Subjects:History
Comments:

Memorial honoring our 32nd president.


Franklin Institute (The)

County: Pennsylvania
222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

GRADE: 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

County: Baltimore City
1417 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and 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

County: Frederick
151 S. East St.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Website featuring opportunities to explore historic sites in Frederick County.


Friendly Farm, Inc.

County: Baltimore
17434 Foreston Rd.
Upperco, MD 21155

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and Restaurants
Comments:

200-acre farm and family-style restaurant.


Friends of the Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway

County: Baltimore
6553 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge, MD 21075

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology
Comments:

Goal is to preserve, protect, and enhance the history, heritage, and environment of the Patapsco Valley.


Frontier Town Wild West Show, Water Park & High Ropes

County: Worcester
8428 Stephen Decatur Highway
Berlin, MD 21811

GRADE: K - 12
Harold Decker
410-641-0880
www.FrontierTown.com
deck@frontiertown.com

Subjects:Arts Music, Restaurants, Multicultural Studies, Storytellers, Amusement/Edutainment, Physical Ed/Fitness, Team Building, History, Arts Dance, Recreation, and Theater
Comments:

The Western Theme Park & Water Park at Frontier Town are suitable for pre-K – middle school. The High Ropes Adventure Park has 3 courses, 1,200′ of zip lines & is open to ages 7+. Team-building programs & lunch services are available for groups.


Frostburg State University

County: Allegany
101 Braddock Rd.
Frostburg, MD 21532

GRADE: K - 12
David Treber
301-687-4020
www.frostburg.edu
dtreber@frostburg.edu

Subjects:Art/Crafts, Physical Ed/Fitness, Leadership Training, Science/Technology, Arts Dance, Service Learning, Team Building, Arts Music, Sports, Ecology, Test Preparation, Amusement/Edutainment, Math, and Theater
Comments:

Campus with welcoming spirit and much to offer guests of all ages, including a Discovery Center and planetarium.


Full Moon Farm

County: Carroll
4326 Louisville Road
Finksburg, MD 21048

GRADE: 1 - K
Karen Fulton
410-795-8371
www.fullmoonfarm.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Horseback riding, badge work for scouts, equine teams, pony club riding center.


Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

County: Worcester
3816 Old Furnace Rd.
Snow Hill, MD 21863

GRADE: K - 12
Heather McAllen
410-632-2032
www.furnacetown.com
hmcallen@gmail.com

Subjects:History, Service Learning, and Team Building
Comments:

Living heritage museum specializing in life in the 1840s.


Gambrill State Park

County: Frederick
U.S. Rt. 40, 3 mi. W of Frederick, 8602 Gambrill Park Rd.
Frederick, MD 21702

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Park on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains; hiking, mountain bike trails, picnicking, camping.


Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre

County: Kent
210 High St., P.O. Box 37
Chestertown, MD 21620

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Dance, Arts Music, History, and Theater
Comments:

Offers educational programs and camps.


Gaver Farm

County: Frederick
5501 Detrick Rd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

GRADE: 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

County: Kent
101 Church Alley, PO Box 665
Chestertown, MD 21620

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology and 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.


Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center

County: Baltimore
1717 Rayville Rd.
Parkton, MD 21120

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Team Building, Leadership Training, Recreation, Other, and Physical Ed/Fitness
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 Headquarters

County: Allegany
13 Canal St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

One-room cabin built 1754-55 as part of Ft. Cumberland and used by George Washington as a young aide to General Braddock.


George Washington's Mount Vernon

County: Virginia
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy.
Mount Vernon, VA 22309

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Tour the mansion, gardens, outbuildings, and tombs. Museum with interactive exhibits and artifacts.


George's Furniture

County: Pennsylvania
9 Reichs Church Rd.
Marietta, PA 17547

GRADE: 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.


Geppi's Entertainment Museum

County: Baltimore City
301 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD

GRADE: K - 12
Bailey McGuire Ball
410-625-7060
www.geppismuseum.com

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

A trip through the history of American pop culture. Experience a timeline of nostalgic toys, comics and other collectibles and interactive exhibits.


German Language School

County: Baltimore City
400 E. Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Foreign Language
Comments:

Teaching German for 83 years.


Germano's Piattini

County: Baltimore City
300 S. High St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - Up
Donald Kennedy, Germano Fabiani
410-752-4515
www.germanospiattini.com
info@germanospiattini.com

Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Restaurants, Culinary Arts, and 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.


Gettysburg Heritage Center

County: Pennsylvania
297 Steinwehr Ave.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Military
Comments:

Bordering the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield, the Heritage Center is an educational experience for families & tour groups of all ages. Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to people who lived here during the war.


Gettysburg National Military Park

County: Pennsylvania
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

GRADE: 4 - Up
Subjects:History
Comments:

Visitor Center with introductory films, exhibits, and 360-degree cyclorama depicting Pickett’s charge. Guided tours of the battlefield.


Gibson Museum of Sheppard Pratt (The)

County: Baltimore
6501 N. Charles St.
Towson, MD 21204

GRADE: 9 - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Sheppard Pratt history as a psychiatric hospital from 1865 to the present, psychiatric history, Quaker history. Over 2,000 historic artifacts. New exhibit on history of the treatment of mental illness.


Gilbert Run Park

County: Charles
13140 Charles St.
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Fishing, boating, hiking.


Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

County: Baltimore
Martin State Airport 701 Wilson Point Rd., Hangar 5, Suite 531, Mailing: P.O. Box 5024
Baltimore, MD 21220

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Factories/Business, Science/Technology, Social Studies, Transportation, and Air/Space
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.


Go Ape Treetop Adventure

County: Montgomery
6129 Needwood Lake Dr., Rock Creek Park
Rockville, MD 20855

GRADE: 5 - Up
Jenny D'Agostino
800-971-8271
www.goape.com
groups@goape.com

Subjects:Health/Self Esteem, Zoos/Nature Centers, Recreation, Physical Ed/Fitness, Natural Wonder, Science/Technology, Ecology, Sports, and Team Building
Comments:

Interactive treetop adventure that includes zipline, rope bridges, tarzan swings, more. Must be age 10, 4 ft. 7 in. tall. Adult supervision required.


Goddard Space Flight Center

8800 Greenbelt Rd., Code 160
Greenbelt, MD 20771

GRADE: K - 12
Leslie Garrison
301-286-3978
www.nasa.gov/goddard

Subjects:Air/Space
Comments:

Educational trips. Science on a Sphere, a 3-dimensional movie presentation.


Good Knight Enchanted Kingdom

11001 Rhode Island Ave.
Beltsville, MD 20705

GRADE: K - 8
Sophia West
301-595-8989
www.goodknight.org
info@goodknight.org

Subjects:Health/Self Esteem and Bullying
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.


Gordon-Roberts House

County: Allegany
218 Washington St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

1867 Victorian House Museum featuring how a family of the late 1800s worked, played and lived. Hands-on activities.


Great Falls Park

County: Virginia
9200 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22102

GRADE: 1 - Up
703-285-2965
nps.gov/grfa

Subjects:History and 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.


Green Meadows Cultural Events, Inc. "Native Lands"

County: Anne Arundel
8024 Max Blobs Park Rd.
Jessup, MD 20784

GRADE: 1 - 5
Subjects:Multicultural Studies
Comments:

Native American and African culture highlighted.


Green Meadows Petting Farm

County: Frederick
10102 Fingerboard Rd.
Ijamsville, MD 21754

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Green Mount Cemetery

County: Baltimore City
1501 Greenmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: 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

County: Washington
21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

GRADE: 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.


Greenwell State Park

25420 Rosedale Manor Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Hiking, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, picnicking, swimming; therapeutic riding for those with disabilities.


Gunpowder Falls State Park

County: Baltimore
2813 Jerusalem Rd., P.O. Box 480
Kingsville, MD 21087

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Recreation
Comments:

Trails, fishing, hiking, and biking along the North Central Railroad (NCR) trail. Youth camping, kayaking, canoeing, swimming. Historic sites.


Hammond-Harwood House

County: Anne Arundel
19 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Visual, History, and Architecture
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.


Hampton National Historic Site

County: Baltimore
535 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286

GRADE: K - 12
Angela Roberts-Burton
410-962-4290
www.nps.gov/hamp
angela_robertsburton@nps.gov

Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Farms/Gardens, and History
Comments:

Former slave plantation once owned by the Ridgely family. Ninety-five percent of mansion’s contents and outer buildings are authentic, including slave quarters, dairy, stables, and overseer’s house.


Hancock's Resolution

County: Anne Arundel
2795 Bayside Beach Rd.
Pasadena, MD 21122

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Historic farm site dating to the Revolutionary War period.


Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

County: West Virginia
171 Shoreline Dr.
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

GRADE: K - 12
Lesley Johnson
304-535-6456
www.nps.gov/hafe
Lesley_Johnson@nps.gov

Subjects:Government/Law, History, Transportation, Geography, Ecology, Social Studies, and Archaeology
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.


Harriet Tubman Organization

County: Dorchester
424 Race St.
Cambridge, MD 21613

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Museum and educational center.


Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

County: Harford
215 Giles St.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Art/Crafts, Ecology, History, and 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.


Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

County: Harford
100 Lafayette St.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Maritime
Comments:

Exhibits and programs interpreting the region’s rich maritime heritage. Exhibit: Beyond Jamestown – the journey of John Smith in the Chesapeake Bay.


Hawks Hill Creamery

County: Harford
805 Highland Rd.
Street, MD 21154

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Science/Technology, Social Studies, Zoos/Nature Centers, Factories/Business, Other, Farms/Gardens, Geography, and Recreation
Comments:

Dairy cows, petting zoo, hay ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze, obstacle course, picnic and play areas.


Herr's Snack Factory

County: Pennsylvania
271 Old Baltimore Pike
Nottingham, PA 19362

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Factories/Business
Comments:

Educational tour to see how Herr’s snacks are made.


Herrington Harbour North Historic Village

County: Anne Arundel
389 Deale Rd., P.O. Box 40
Tracey's Landing, MD 20779

GRADE: K - 12
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 State Park

County: Garrett
222 Herrington Lane
Oakland, MD 21550

GRADE: 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's Chocolate World

County: Pennsylvania
251 Park Blvd.
Hershey, PA 17033

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Factories/Business
Comments:

Learn about production of chocolate, sample chocolates, make your own chocolate bar.


Hersheypark

County: Other
100 W Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Thirteen coasters, nine water rides, ZooAmerica, North American Wildlife Park, live entertainment.


Hippodrome Theatre - France-Merrick Performing Arts Center

County: Baltimore City
12 North Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Dance, Arts Music, and Theater
Comments:

Venue for Broadway and family productions, dance, ballet, opera, comedy, more.


Historic Annapolis

County: Anne Arundel
186 Prince George St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: 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.


Historic Annapolis Museum

County: Anne Arundel
99 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Features the history of Annapolis.


Historic Cold Spring Village

County: Other
720 Rt. 9 South
Cape May, NJ 08204

GRADE: 2 - 12
Subjects:Farms/Gardens, History, and 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.


Historic Elk Landing Foundation

County: Cecil
P.O. Box 277, 590 Landing Lane
Elkton, MD 21922

GRADE: 4 - 12
Eric Mease
410-620-6400
elklanding.org
info@elklanding.org

Subjects:
Comments:

The Foundation preserves, restores, and interprets a 44-acre site along the Little Elk Creek containing two houses, built in the 1780s and 1850 respectively. Historic emphasis is 1690-1850.


Historic Jamestown & Yorktown Battlefield

County: Virginia
1000 Colonial Pkwy.
Yorktown, VA 23690

GRADE: K - Up
Interpretive Program Coordinator
757-898-2411
www.nps.gov/york

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.


Historic London Town and Gardens

County: Anne Arundel
839 Londontown Rd.
Edgewater, MD 21037

GRADE: 1 - 12
Subjects:History and Social Studies
Comments:

Historic London Town and Gardens school group tours provide hands-on experience supporting the National Social Studies Standards and Maryland’s Voluntary State Curriculum.


Historic Oakland

County: Garrett
15 S. Third St.
Oakland, MD 21550

GRADE: K - 12
Gwen Evans
301-334-2691
www.oaklandmd.com
townofoak@gmail.com

Subjects:History and 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

County: Baltimore City
Pier 1, 301 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, History, Science/Technology, Team Building, Maritime, Social Studies, and Military
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.


Historic Sinking Springs Herb Farm and Retreat

County: Cecil
843 Elk Forest Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921

GRADE: K - 6
Subjects:History, Art/Crafts, and Farms/Gardens
Comments:

130-acre historic conservancy farm with woodland trails, ponds, picnic areas, arts and crafts, hands-on herbal learning experience.


Historic St. Mary's City

P.O. Box 39, Off Md. Rte. 5
St. Mary's City, MD 20686

GRADE: K - 12
Amy Griffin
240-895-4990
www.stmaryscity.org
amyg@digshistory.org

Subjects:Archaeology, History, Religion, and Maritime
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.


Historical Society of Carroll County

County: Carroll
210 E. Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157

GRADE: K - 6
Gainor Davis
410-848-6494
www.hsccmd.org
info@HSCCmd.org

Subjects:History
Comments:

House museum, exhibits, books for all ages, research library for family and county history.


Historical Society of Frederick County

County: Frederick
24 E. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Reading/Language Arts, Architecture, and Multicultural Studies
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.


Historical Society of Harford County and Hays House Museum

County: Harford
143 N. Main St.
Bel Air, MD 21014

GRADE: 9 - 12
Maryanna Skowronski
410-292-6784
www.harfordhistory.org
info@harfordhistory.org

Subjects:History
Comments:

Regular hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM to 3 PM and the 4th Sat. of each month from 10 AM to 2 PM except holiday weekends. Other times are by appointment. Admission for non-members is $5 per person.

We are primarily a research library focusing on Harford County and Maryland history. We have a section of rotating exhibits.

The Society also operates the Hays House Museum located at 324 Kenmore Avenue in Bel Air. The Hays House is the oldest residence with in the town limits and dates back to the late 1700s. Visits may by made by appointment. A children’s dress up room is one of the features of this colonial era house.


Historical Society of Talbot County

County: Talbot
30 S. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601

GRADE: 4 - 12
Beth Hansen
410-822-0773
www.hstc.org
curator@hstc.org

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

County: Anne Arundel
99 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: 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

County: Baltimore City
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

GRADE: 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.


Horn Point Lab & Environmental Science Education Center

County: Dorchester
2020 Horn Point Rd.
Cambridge, MD 21613

GRADE: K - 12
Donna Stotts
410-221-8483
www.umces.edu/hpl/environmental-education

Subjects:Science/Technology
Comments:

Hands-on student and teacher professional development programs that help schools offer STEM and environmental education learning opportunities, using the Chesapeake Bay as a living laboratory.


Howard B. Owens Science Center Planetarium

9601 Greenbelt Rd.
Lanham, MD 20706

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Science/Technology and Air/Space
Comments:

Planetarium programs on the second Friday of the month. Call to confirm. Programs for groups by prior arrangements. Closed in the summer.


Howard County Center of African-American Culture

County: Howard
5434 Vantage Point Rd.
Columbia, MD 21044

GRADE: K - 12
Laurence Hurst
410-715-1921
www.hccaac.org
hccaac@juno.com

Subjects:History
Comments:

Museum, children’s library, and cultural center, preserving the history of African Americans in Howard County.


Howard County Historical Society Museum & Archive

County: Howard
8328 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

GRADE: K - K
Shawn Gladden
410-480-3250
www.hchsmd.org
director@hchsmd.org

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.


Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum

County: Howard
12985 Frederick Rd.
West Friendship, MD

GRADE: K - 12
Virginia Frank
410-489-2345
www.farmheritage.org

Subjects:
Comments:

Committed to bringing history to life for children, focusing on the 1700s-1900s. Farm buildings and vintage farm equipment.


Howard County Rec. & Parks-Living History & Heritage Program

County: Howard
9944 Maryland Route 108
Ellicott City, MD 21042

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology and History
Comments:

The Howard County Recreation & Parks, Living History and Heritage Program includes these wonderful sites:
-The Firehouse Museum
-The Ellicott City Colored School, Restored
-Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
-Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
-Original Courthouse of the Howard District (changed from Heritage Orientation Center)
-NEW! B&O Museum Ellicott City Station (Howard County Recreation Parks is taking over management as of Sept 1)

All sites are available for field trips to public, private and homeschools.


Howard Peters Rawlings Consrvtry & Botanic Gardens of Balto

County: Baltimore City
3100 Swan Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21217

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Natural Wonder, Ecology, Geography, Farms/Gardens, and Architecture
Comments:

Free admission (donations encouraged) Fee for tours /programs. Three climate zones: Mediterranean, tropical, desert; historic Palm House. Wide variety of programs about climate, plant adaptations, plant foods, plant origins and nomenclature.


Huber's Family Produce Farm

County: Baltimore
2100 Philadelphia Rd.
Edgewood, MD 21040

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Hayride, walking tour around the farm, hands-on experience picking vegetables from the fields.


I Can Do It Too Sensory-Motor Gym at Rebounders

County: Baltimore
7-A W. Aylesbury Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: K - 12
Heidi Soerensen
410-252-3374 x 112
www.rebounders.com
heidi.rebounders@verizon.net

Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and 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.


I Made This! Pottery Studio

County: Frederick
10-B N. East St.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: K - 12
Mike Carlisle
301-624-4030
www.imadethispottery.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Paint-your-own pottery studio.


Ice World

County: Harford
1300 Governor Ct.
Abingdon, MD 21009

GRADE: K - Up
April Panzer
410-612-1000
www.iceworld.com
info@iceworld.com

Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness
Comments:

Two-rink facility with lessons in figure skating and hockey, a pro shop, and snack bar.


Imagination Stage

County: Montgomery
4908 Auburn Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Arts Music, Theater, and Arts Dance
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.


Independence Hall & Visitor Center

County: Pennsylvania
6th and Market Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:History and 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

County: Other
800 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Government/Law and 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)

County: Baltimore City
918 Lemmon St.
Baltimore, MD 21223

GRADE: 3 - Up
Luke McCusker
410-347-4747
www.irishshrine.org
info@irishshrine.org

Subjects:Social Studies, History, Multicultural Studies, and 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.


Irvine Nature Center

County: Baltimore
11201 Garrison Forest Rd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens, Biology, Science/Technology, Recreation, Zoos/Nature Centers, Natural Wonder, and Ecology
Comments:

Meaningful outdoor environmental experiences. All programs align with Maryland State curriculum standards. Environmental education brochure available for educators.


J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum

County: Somerset
3 Ninth St., P.O. Box 253
Crisfield, MD 21817

GRADE: K - 12
Tim Howard
410-968-2501
www.crisfieldheritagefoundation.org

Subjects:Maritime, Multicultural Studies, and History
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.


James Monroe's Highland

County: Other
2050 James Monroe Pkwy.
Charlottesville, VA 22902

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology, Farms/Gardens, History, and Social Studies
Comments:

Join us for our newly revamped guided tour and explore the fascinating life of the tireless public servant who fought and bled in the American Revolution, successfully negotiated the Louisiana Purchase, worked behind the scenes to push the Missouri Compromise through Congress, secured our nation’s borders, and issued our first hemisphere-wide foreign policy statement: the Monroe Doctrine. The tour also showcases an outstanding collection of 18th and early nineteenth-century furnishings, including many original to the Monroe family. James Monroe’s Highland offers engaging student programs for grades K-12. Student programs are offered to schools, homeschoolers, and other parties by advance reservation and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations must be placed at least two weeks in advance and require a minimum of 10 students.


Jamestown Settlement

County: Other
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Government/Law, History, Maritime, Military, and Social Studies
Comments:

Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia history and culture, tells the story of America’s first permanent English colony through film, gallery exhibits and living history.


Janes Island State Park

County: Somerset
26280 Alfred J. Lawson Dr.
Crisfield, MD 21817

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Camping, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, crabbing, water quality testing, seining, crafting, and trail hiking.


Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

County: Calvert
10515 Mackall Rd.
St. Leonard, MD 20685

GRADE: K - 12
Michele Parlett
410-586-8501
www.jefpat.org
jef.pat@maryland.gov

Subjects:Military, Natural Wonder, Archaeology, Recreation, Social Studies, History, Science/Technology, Multicultural Studies, Farms/Gardens, and Architecture
Comments:

Park and museum includes an artifact conservation laboratory, a recreated Indian Village, a working archaeological site, and historic house. Field trip options include archaeological programs, native skills, colonial life, or environmental programs.


Jerusalem Mill Village

County: Baltimore
2813 Jerusalem Rd., Jerusalem & Jericho Rds.
Kingsville, MD 21087

GRADE: K - 12
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)

County: Baltimore City
15 Lloyd St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Multicultural Studies, and 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.


John Dickinson Plantation

County: Other
340 Kitts Hummock
Dover, DE 19901

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Childhood home of one of the founding fathers. Costumed interpreters depicting characters from the 18th century.


Jolly Roger Amusement Park

County: Worcester
2901 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Amusement park with go-carts, miniature golf, water park, and new zip line.


Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

County: Pennsylvania
219 E. Main St.
Lititz, PA 17543

GRADE: 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

County: Harford
98 Industry Lane
Forest Hill, MD 21050

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment and Recreation
Comments:

Indoor soft play arena.


Jump Zone Party

County: Howard
7175 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046

GRADE: K - 6
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Recreation
Comments:

Indoor party and play center featuring large inflatables, more.


Junior Achievement

County: Baltimore
10711 Red Run Blvd., Suite 110
Owings Mills, MD 21117

GRADE: K - 12
Sara Wilson
443-394-7211
www.jamaryland.org
info@jamaryland.org

Subjects:Factories/Business and Math
Comments:

Financial literacy for students to prepare them for the global economy.


Just for Kids Fun & Fitness

County: Anne Arundel
11 Vernon Ave.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

GRADE: K - 3
Chrissy O'Brien
410-768-1545
www.just4kidsfunandfitness.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Indoor play center/gym with movement, art, play, yoga, aeorbics, group games and exercises.


Kent County Tourism Development Office

County: Kent
400 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Archaeology, Health/Self Esteem, Recreation, Theater, Geography, Art/Crafts, Ecology, Maritime, Restaurants, Zoos/Nature Centers, Social Studies, Arts Visual, Factories/Business, Puppet Theater, Storytellers, Architecture, Biology, History, Arts Dance, Air/Space, Farms/Gardens, Reading/Language Arts, Team Building, Natural Wonder, and Arts Music
Comments:

Offers information on the many attractions and programs available in Kent County.


Kent Museum

County: Kent
13689 Turners Creek Rd.
Kennedyville, MD 21645

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History, Farms/Gardens, and Ecology
Comments:

Museum preserves Kent County’s rural heritage. See agricultural equipment and household items from the past.


Kiddie Crusoe

County: Baltimore
7 Fox Tail Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: K - 6
Nikki Snyder
410-853-7910
www.kiddiecrusoe.com
play@kiddiecrusoe.com

Subjects:Recreation and Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Indoor playground, art and Lego room, inflatables, games, Kiddie City, more.


Kinetics Dance Theatre

County: Howard
3280 Pine Orchard Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness and Arts Dance
Comments:

Daytime, afternoon, evening classes. Homeschooling families welcome/encouraged. Girl scout patch/badge opportunities.


Kings' Landing Park

County: Calvert
3255 Kings Landing Rd.
Huntingtown, MD 20639

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology and Recreation
Comments:

Environmental education site, wetland boardwalk, swimming pool, picnicking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing.


Korean War Veterans Memorial

County: Washington, DC
National Mall opposite the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington, DC 20000

GRADE: K - Up
Jennifer Epstein
202-245-4712
www.nps.gov/kowa
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov

Subjects:History
Comments:

Memorial honoring veterans of the Korean War


Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

County: Baltimore City
113 W. University Pkwy.
Baltimore, MD 21210

GRADE: K - 12
Josh Christian
410-235-6882
www.uslacrosse.org
info@uslacrosse.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Small museum focusing on the history of lacrosse.


Ladew Topiary Gardens

County: Harford
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, MD 21111

GRADE: K - 6
Subjects:Farms/Gardens, Science/Technology, and Ecology
Comments:

Guided or self-guided tours of the topiary and flower gardens, nature trail and/or butterfly house (seasonal). Lessons include seeds/flowers, trees, signs of spring, signs of fall, and exploring habitats. Offered in spring, summer & fall.


LancasterHistory.org - Wheatland

County: Pennsylvania
230 N. President Ave.
Lancaster, PA 17603

GRADE: 2 - Up
Subjects:History
Comments:

The home of President James Buchanan, the 15th U.S. President.


Lantern Queen Riverboat

County: Harford
100 Congress Ave. Mailing: 5 Paradise Dr.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

GRADE: K - 12
Becky Fitzgerald
410-939-1468
www.lanternqueen.com

Subjects:Ecology
Comments:

Two-hour cruises of the Susquehanna River offering standards-based activities with emphasis on the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and the geography and history of the area.


Larriland Farm

County: Howard
2415 Woodbine Rd.
Woodbine, MD 21797

GRADE: K - 12
Margaret Martin
410-442-2605
www.pickyourown.com

Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farm and farm market. Pumpkin hayride tours in the fall.


Laurel Museum

817 Main St.
Laurel, MD 20707

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History
Comments:

Discover the rich history of Laurel.


Liberty Bell Center

County: Pennsylvania
6th & Market Sts. (Mailing: 143 S. Third St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

GRADE: K - Up
Andrew McDougall
215-965-2305
www.nps.gov/inde

Subjects:History
Comments:

The bell that once called Philadelphia citizens to the reading of the Declaration of Independence.


Library of Congress

County: Other
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540

GRADE: K - 12
X
202-707-5000
loc.gov
vso@loc.gov

Subjects:History and 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.


Lincoln Memorial

County: Washington, DC
Independence Ave. & 23rd St. NW
Washington, DC 20024

GRADE: K - Up
Jennifer Epstein
202-426-6841
nps.gov/linc
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov

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.


Locust Grove Nature Center

County: Montgomery
Cabin John Regional Park, 7777 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

GRADE: K - 8
Subjects:Ecology
Comments:

Environmental education field trips to promote environmental literacy.


Lonaconing Iron Furnace

County: Allegany
Main St.
Lonaconing, MD 21539

GRADE: 3 - 12
Sandra Grandstaff
301-463-2289
web8.cc/ironfurnace/index.html

Subjects:History
Comments:

View the furnace and surrounding park. Resource materials housed in the History Room of the George’s Creek Regional Library, near the furnace.


Luray Caverns

County: Virginia
970 US Hwy. 211 W, 101 Cave Hill Rd.
Luray, VA 22835

GRADE: 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.


Lutherville Historical Colored School

County: Baltimore
1426 School Lane
Lutherville, MD 21093

GRADE: K - 12
John Rose III
410-825-6114
www.luthervillecoloredschool.webs.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Historical 100-year-old schoolhouse.


Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

County: Washington, DC
1001 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Visual, History, and Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Meet all 44 presidents, plus your favorite celebrities and sports stars at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.


Marshy Point Nature Center

County: Baltimore
7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21220

GRADE: K - 12
Kirk Dreier
410-887-2817
www.marshypoint.org

Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers and Recreation
Comments:

Only waterfront nature center in Baltimore County.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

County: Washington, DC
1964 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20000

GRADE: K - Up
Jennifer Epstein
202-245-4712
nps.gov/mlkm
jennifer_epstein@nps.gov

Subjects:Government/Law, Science/Technology, History, and Architecture
Comments:

Monument built to honor the Civil Rights leader.


Martinak State Park

County: Caroline
137 Deep Shore Rd.
Denton, MD 21629

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Recreation, History, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Scenic park is located on Watts Creek and the Choptank River and features a lovely nature center.


Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

County: Anne Arundel
801 Chase St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Dance, Arts Music, Theater, Arts Visual, and Art/Crafts
Comments:

Arts center offering performing arts, visual arts, and arts education classes.


Maryland Historical Society

County: Baltimore City
201 W. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Kristen Schenning
410-685-3750
www.mdhs.org
educationprograms@mdhs.org

Subjects:Economics, Reading/Language Arts, and History
Comments:

Interactive onsite tours, history workshops, and opportunities for students to work with original archival materials in the Student Research Center for History.


Maryland Museum of Military History

County: Baltimore City
Fifth Regiment Armory, 219 29th Division St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and 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


Maryland Renaissance Festival

County: Anne Arundel
1821 Crownsville Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and Amusement/Edutainment
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!


Maryland Science Center

County: Baltimore City
601 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 12
Kim Szondy
410- 545-5929
www.marylandsciencecenter.org

Subjects:Air/Space, Ecology, Health/Self Esteem, Science/Technology, and History
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.


Maryland State Archives

County: Anne Arundel
Dr. Edw. C. Papenfuse State Archives Bldg., 350 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: 6 - 12
Elaine Bachmann
800-235-4045
www.msa.md.gov

Subjects:
Comments:

Historical agency for the State of Maryland and central depository for government records of permanent value. Documents for the Classroom series online. Traveling exhibits. Research room.


Maryland State House Visitors Center

County: Anne Arundel
90 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: 1 - 12
Subjects:Government/Law and 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.


Maryland State Parks

County: Anne Arundel
Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology and Recreation
Comments:

State parks or forests from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore provide a host of recreational opportunities.


Maryland Symphony Orchestra

County: Washington
30 W. Washington St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Arts Music, Arts Visual, History, and Team Building
Comments:

Offers a kinder concerts series, ensembles in the schools, master classes and special concerts. Free student tickets.


Maryland Women's Heritage Center

County: Baltimore City
39 W. Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: 1 - 12
Subjects:Health/Self Esteem, Air/Space, History, Arts Visual, and Government/Law
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.


Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

County: Baltimore City
Druid Hill Park, 1876 Mansion House Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21217

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Reading/Language Arts, Science/Technology, Zoos/Nature Centers, Geography, Social Studies, and Biology
Comments:

Maryland schools qualify for free self-guided field trips. Classes for school groups are also available for a fee. Zoomobile interactive programs bring select animals to you. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.


Masonville Cove Environmental Education Campus

County: Baltimore City
1000 Frankfurst Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21226

GRADE: K - 12
Education Supervisor
410-246-0669
www.masonvillecove.org
info@masonvillecove.org

Subjects:Team Building, Art/Crafts, Natural Wonder, Ecology, Maritime, Geography, Science/Technology, Recreation, Social Studies, and 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.


Massey Air Museum

County: Kent
33541 Maryland Line Rd.
Massey, MD 21650

GRADE: K - Up
John Williamson
410-928-5270
www.masseyaero.org
masseyaero@dmr.com

Subjects:History and Transportation
Comments:

Grassroots aviation.


McFadden Art Glass

County: Baltimore City
6800 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Factories/Business and Arts Visual
Comments:

Fun and interactive glass blowing experiences.


Meadowside Nature Center

County: Montgomery
Rock Creek Regional Park, 5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Recreation, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Center offers exhibits, hiking trails, live animals including birds of prey.


Meals On Wheels of Central Maryland

County: Baltimore City
515 S. Haven St.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: 8 - 12
Emily Trotter
443-573-0925
www.mealsonwheelsmd.org
trotter@mowcm.org

Subjects:Team Building, Service Learning, and Culinary Arts
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



County: Anne Arundel
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076

GRADE: K - Up
Rae Ann Cinquanto
888-935-6878
www.medievaltimes.com
maryland@medievaltimes.com

Subjects:History, Restaurants, Team Building, Theater, Culinary Arts, and Social Studies
Comments:

Educational matinee that focus on the code of chivalry and how it relates to modern day life. Students are whisked away to the 11th century to witness real-life scenarios that highlight the importance of good citizenship. Your group will watch history come to life with an authentic jousting tournament and sword fights.


Merkle Wildlife Santuary

11704 Fenno Rd.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Recreation, Farms/Gardens, Service Learning, History, Team Building, Ecology, Maritime, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Merkle wildlife sanctuary is set up for migratory Canada geese situated on the Patuxent River.


Milburn Orchards

County: Cecil
1495 Appleton Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921

GRADE: 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

County: Baltimore
6247 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21209

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History, Architecture, Multicultural Studies, Farms/Gardens, Recreation, Health/Self Esteem, Team Building, and Arts Visual
Comments:

Provide experienced professional fine art instruction with a high degree of personal attention in group classes and private lessons.


Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric

County: Baltimore City
140 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Brian Hare
410-990-1156
www.lyricoperahouse.com

Subjects:Arts Dance, Arts Music, and 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.


Monocacy National Battlefield

County: Frederick
5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704

GRADE: K - 12
Barbara Justice
301-662-3515
www.nps.gov/mono
barbara_justice@nps.gov

Subjects:History and Military
Comments:

Preserves the site of the July 9, 1864, Battle of Monocacy.


Montgomery County Historical Society

County: Montgomery
103 W. Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850

GRADE: K - 6
Education Coordinator
301-340-2825
www.montgomeryhistory.org
info@montgomeryhistory.org

Subjects:Architecture and History
Comments:

The Montgomery County Historical Society collects, interprets and promotes the history, heritage and culture of Montgomery County, Maryland.


Monticello

County: Other
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy.
Charlottesville, VA 22902

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Home of President Thomas Jefferson. Guided house tours, exhibitions, restored spaces, gardens.


Montpelier Mansion

9650 Muirkirk Rd.
Laurel, MD 20708

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Dance, Architecture, Etiquette, Social Studies, Reading/Language Arts, History, Art/Crafts, and Science/Technology
Comments:

Historic house with programs 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 programs on weather and iron industry.


Moore’s Candies

County: Baltimore City
3004 Pinewood Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21214

GRADE: 1 - Up
Dana Heyl
410-426-2705
www.moorescandiesmaryland.com

Subjects:Health/Self Esteem, Culinary Arts, and Factories/Business
Comments:

Back in time with Willy Wonka.


Mother Seton House & Historic Seminary Chapel

County: Baltimore City
600 N. Paca St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: 4 - 8
Subjects:Religion and History
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

County: Baltimore City
1500 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 8
Steven Madewell
410- 837-3262
www.mountclare.org
education@mountclare.org

Subjects:Science/Technology and History
Comments:

Features Baltimore’s colonial past. Traveling Trunk with costumed interpreter available at your location.


Mount Harmon Plantation

County: Cecil
600 Mt. Harmon Rd.
Earleville, MD 21919

GRADE: 4 - 6
Wendy Cospa
410-275-8819
www.mountharmon.org
info@mountharmon.org

Subjects:Air/Space, Ecology, Recreation, History, and 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.


Mountain Coaster at Wisp

County: Garrett
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd.
Deep Creek Lake, MD 21541

GRADE: 3 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Roller coaster-like ride down Wisp Mountain. Riders control their speed.


Museum of Eastern Shore Life

County: Queen Anne's
126 Dulin Clark Rd., P.O. Box 525
Centreville, MD 21617

GRADE: K - K
Kathy Draber
410-758-8640
www.mesl.org
info@mesl.us

Subjects:History
Comments:

Museum of Eastern Shore Life, History of Queen Anne’s County.


Museum of Rural Life (The)

County: Caroline
P.O. Box 514, 16 N. Second St.
Denton, MD 21629

GRADE: 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

County: Worcester
2 N. Main St.
Berlin, MD 21811

GRADE: K - 12
Patricia Diniar
410-641-1311
www.octhebeach.com/Museum
mybronte@comcast.net

Subjects:History
Comments:

Patricia Diniar is the clearinghouse for 12 other museums.


National Air And Space Museum

County: Other
6th St. & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Air/Space, History, and Science/Technology
Comments:

Experience the story of aviation and space exploration through iconic artifacts, including the Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, the Mercury Friendship 7 space capsule. Free guided tours and science demonstrations may be reserved for school groups. Discounts are available for group purchases of IMAX and Planetarium tickets, and dining vouchers for the Museum’s McDonald’s.

Educators wishing to book tours should go to www.airandspace.si.edu/educators.
www.si.edu/groupsales is the site for information on IMAX and dining packages.


National Air And Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

County: Other
Independence Ave at 6th St, SW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Air/Space
Comments:

Located next to Washington Dulles International Airport, the Udvar-Hazy Center contains significant historic objects from the Museum’s collection, including Space Shuttle Discovery, an SR-71 Blackbird, the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay¸ helicopters, gliders, satellites, rockets, and more. Free guided tours may be reserved for school groups. The Center also has classroom-based learning labs that provide hands-on, STEM-based activities. Discounts are available for group purchases of IMAX tickets, as well as group dining vouchers for the Museum’s McDonald’s. Free bus parking is available.

Educators wishing to book tours and learning labs should go to www.airandspace.si.edu/educators.
www.si.edu/groupsales is the site for information on IMAX and dining packages.


National Aquarium

County: Baltimore City
Pier 3, 501 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Ecology, Science/Technology, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

A general introduction to marine and aquatic species and worldwide ecosystems.


National Archives

County: Other
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20408

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Government/Law and History
Comments:

Houses Federal Government Records.


National Building Museum

County: Washington, DC
401 F St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

GRADE: K - 12
202-272-2448
www.nbm.org

Subjects:History, Science/Technology, and Architecture
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.


National Capital Trolley Museum

County: Montgomery
1313 Bonifant Rd.
Colesville, MD 20905

GRADE: K - Up
Joanie Pinson
301-384-6352
www.dctrolley.org
educator@dctrolley.org

Subjects:Transportation and History
Comments:

Museum exhibits, education programs designed to build an appreciation of the electric railway systems of the region. Mile-long streetcar rides available.


National Civil War Museum (The)

County: Pennsylvania
One Lincoln Circle @ Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, PA 17103

GRADE: 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.


National Constitution Center

County: Pennsylvania
525 Arch St., Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Government/Law and 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.


National Cryptologic Museum

County: Anne Arundel
Colony Seven Rd.
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

GRADE: 10 - Up
Subjects:Math, Science/Technology, Foreign Language, Military, and History
Comments:

An institution dedicated to informing the world of the important role of the making and breaking of codes as played throughout history.


National Electronics Museum

County: Anne Arundel
1745 W. Nursery Rd.
Linthicum, MD 21090

GRADE: 3 - 12
Subjects:History, Military, and 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. The Museum offers guided tours, hands on demonstrations and workshops that demonstrate the principles of magnetism and electricity.


National Gallery of Art

County: Other
4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20565

GRADE: K - 12
Tour Scheduler
202-842-6249
nga.gov
schooltourrequests@nga.gov

Subjects:Arts Visual and 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.


National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

County: Baltimore City
1601-03 E. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21213

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Science/Technology, History, and Multicultural Studies
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 American History & Culture

County: Other
1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and Multicultural Studies
Comments:

National Museum of African Art

County: Washington, DC
950 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - K
202-633-4633
www.africa.si.edu

Subjects:Multicultural Studies and Arts Visual
Comments:

To inspire conversations about the beauty, power and adversity of African arts and cultures worldwide.


National Museum of American History

County: Washington, DC
14th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: 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


National Museum of Civil War Medicine

County: Frederick
48 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD

GRADE: 2 - 12
Katie Reichard
301-695-1864,x. 1010
www.civilwarmed.org
Katie.Reichard@civilwarmed.org

Subjects:History, Military, Science/Technology, Other, Leadership Training, and 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.


National Museum of Dentistry

County: Baltimore City
650 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Health/Self Esteem and History
Comments:

Museum dedicated to the advancement of oral health literacy and the preservation of dental history.


National Museum of Natural History

County: Washington, DC
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - K
Subjects:Science/Technology and History
Comments:

Explore the natural world; view the Hope Diamond, dinosaurs, the world’s largest African bush elephant. IMAX theater.


National Museum of the American Indian

County: Washington, DC
4th St. & Independence Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560

GRADE: K - K
Subjects:History and Multicultural Studies
Comments:

Exhibits highlight the history and contemporary life of the Native American.


National Museum of Women in the Arts

County: Other
1250 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20005

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Arts Visual
Comments:

NMWA is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women’s creative contributions.

School visits (guided or self-guided) are free for students 18 and under and required chaperones.
We welcome field trips, grades PK-12.

Request tours here: https://nmwa.org/school-youth-group-tour-request-forms


National Portrait Gallery

County: Washington, DC
8th @ F Sts. NW
Washington, DC 20001

GRADE: K - K
Briana White
202-633-8502
npg.si.edu
whitebz@si.edu

Subjects:Arts Visual and History
Comments:

View portraits of those who have influenced American history and culture.


National Postal Museum

County: Other
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Government/Law and Transportation
Comments:

Collection of vehicles including mail trucks, airmail plane; rare stamps and letters; “Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality” permanent exhibit.


National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

County: Frederick
339 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

GRADE: K - 12
Bridgett Bassler
301-447-7050
www.setonheritage.org
bbassler@setonheritage.org

Subjects:Arts Music, Arts Visual, Social Studies, History, Religion, and Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Tours historic buildings and Interpretive programs offered year round. Special events with living history/demonstrations. Hands-on discovery and kids activities (learning packet available). Gift Shop. Venue to host music performances, and retreats.


National Toy Train Museum

County: Pennsylvania
300 Paradise Lane
Ronks, PA 17572

GRADE: K - 4
Subjects:Transportation, History, and Amusement/Edutainment
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

County: Howard
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop
Laurel, MD 20708

GRADE: K - 12
Jennifer Hill
301-497-5898
patuxent.fws.gov
Jennifer_Hill@fws.gov

Subjects:Ecology and 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.


National World War II Memorial

County: Washington, DC
17th St. & Independence Ave. SW, east end of the National Mall
Washington, DC 20000

GRADE: 1 - Up
202-426-6841
www.nps.gov/nama

Subjects:History
Comments:

Memorial commemorating the sacrifices and celebrating the victory of the “greatest generation.”


National Zoological Park

County: Washington, DC
3001 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008

GRADE: K - K
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Thousands of exotic animals, giant pandas; demonstrations.


New Embassy Theatre

County: Allegany
49 Baltimore St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Paul Kirdy
301-722-4692
www.newembassy.org
info@newembassy.org

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment and History
Comments:

A 1931 renovated theater.


New Germany State Park

County: Garrett
349 Headquarters Lane
Grantsville, MD 21536

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Recreation, History, Biology, Art/Crafts, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

13-acre lake, historic cabins, camping, and hiking trails. Educational activities and programs customized to group’s needs.


Newseum

County: Other
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001

GRADE: K - 12
Talisa Proctor
888-NEWSEUM
newseum.org
tproctor@newseum.org

Subjects:History
Comments:

Museum that champions the five freedoms of the 1st amendment.


Nine North Front Street

County: Baltimore City
9 N. Front St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

An early Federal period house in historic Jonestown, Baltimore.


North Bay Adventure

County: Cecil
11 Horseshoe Point Lane
North East, MD 21901

GRADE: 6 - 8
Subjects:Leadership Training, Science/Technology, Ecology, Health/Self Esteem, Team Building, and Recreation
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.


North Point State Park

County: Baltimore
8400 North Point Rd.
Edgemere, MD 21219

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:History and 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

County: Worcester
Atlantic Ave. on the Boardwalk at the Inlet
Ocean City, MD 21842

GRADE: K - Up
Sandy Hurley
410-289-4991
www.ocmuseum.org
sandy@ocmuseum.org

Subjects:History and 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.


Old Maryland Farm

301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Art/Crafts, Storytellers, Farms/Gardens, Nutrition, Math, and Science/Technology
Comments:

An agricultural education facility.


Olney Theatre Center

County: Montgomery
2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd.
Olney, MD 20832

GRADE: 5 - Up
Subjects:History and 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.


Oregon Ridge Nature Center

County: Baltimore
13555 Beaver Dam Rd.
Cockeysville, MD 21030

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Geography, Ecology, Natural Wonder, Recreation, and Science/Technology
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.


Oriole Park at Camden Yards

County: Baltimore City
333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

GRADE: K - 12
Sue Ellen Hickman
888-848-BIRD
www.orioles.com
tours@orioles.com

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

County: Baltimore City
1900 Eagle Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21207

GRADE: 5 - 12
Subjects:Service Learning, Ecology, Team Building, Physical Ed/Fitness, Leadership Training, and Recreation
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.


Oxford Museum

County: Talbot
101 S. Morris St.
Oxford, MD 21654

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Preserves and displays Oxford’s colonial and American history since 1683.


Oxon Cove Park - Oxon Hill Farm

6411 Oxon Hill Rd.
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

GRADE: K - 12
Marilyn Cohen-Brown
301-839-1176
www.nps.gov/oxhi
marilyn_cohen-brown@nps.gov

Subjects:Multicultural Studies, Ecology, Science/Technology, Farms/Gardens, and History
Comments:

A National park with demonstration farm and programs about early 19th century history and watershed programs.


Painted Spring Farm Alpacas

County: Pennsylvania
280 Roth Church Rd.
Spring Grove, PA 17362

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

A full-spectrum alpaca farm, raising animals for breeding and the fiber they produce. See the animals up close and learn about their care and history.


Paradise Watersports

County: Worcester
12913 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD 21842

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Offers jet skis, parasails and kayaks.


Pasadena Skating Center

County: Anne Arundel
2318 Mountain Rd.
Pasadena, MD 21122

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Recreation
Comments:

Year-round skating. Field trips for groups, daycares, and camps at a special rate. Homeschool groups welcome.


Patapsco Valley State Park

County: Howard
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Ecology, Team Building, Natural Wonder, Recreation, Leadership Training, Geography, Science/Technology, and History
Comments:

Destination for environmental education and teacher education.


Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

22156 Three Notch Rd.
Lexington Park, MD 20653

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Air/Space, Military, History, and 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)

County: Baltimore City
17 E. Mt. Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Arts Dance and Arts Music
Comments:

Hosts non-credit division music and dance performances open to the public. Most concerts and recitals are free.


Pentagon (The)

County: Other
1400 Defense Pentagon, I-395 South Exit @ Boundary Channel Dr.
Washington, DC 20301

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Government/Law and 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.


Perrydell Farm Dairy

County: Pennsylvania
90 Indian Rock Dam Rd.
York, PA 17403

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Farms/Gardens
Comments:

Family-owned dairy farm. See cows milked, calves fed, or milk being bottled.


Philadelphia Museum of Art

County: Pennsylvania
26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19130

GRADE: 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 EC

County: Talbot
6129 Tilghman Island Rd.
Tighman, MD 21671

GRADE: K - Up
Kelley Cox
410-886-9200
www.pwec.org
info@pwec.org

Subjects:Science/Technology, Maritime, Ecology, Zoos/Nature Centers, Natural Wonder, History, and Biology
Comments:

2-hr hands-on field trip programs incorporating Next Gen Sci Standards, tailored to specific grades. $10/student, $300 minimum. Extended programing, an art component, or a 1-hr skipjack sail may be added for an additional fee. Call/email for details.


Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

County: Talbot
6129 Tilghman Island Rd, P.O. Box C
Tilghman, MD 21671

GRADE: K - 12
Kelley Cox
410-886-9200
www.pwec.org
info@pwec.org

Subjects:Biology, Service Learning, Ecology, Science/Technology, Maritime, Team Building, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

Hands-on educational activities, including: oyster restoration, fisheries management and blue crab life cycle. Programs can geared for any age and any objectives.


Pickering Creek Audubon Center

County: Talbot
11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, Ecology, and Farms/Gardens
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.


Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

44720 Lighthouse Rd.
Piney Point, MD 20674

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and 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.


Piney Run Park & Nature Center

County: Carroll
30 Martz Rd.
Sykesville, MD 21784

GRADE: K - 12
Maxine Bukowitz
410-795-6043
www.pineyrunpark.org
mbukowitz@ccg.carr.org

Subjects:Art/Crafts, Ecology, Farms/Gardens, History, Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, Science/Technology, Storytellers, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

This is an interpretive facility of the Carroll County dept. of recreation and parks in Sykesville, MD.


Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake

County: Anne Arundel
311 Third St.
Annapolis, MD 21403

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Maritime, Amusement/Edutainment, Recreation, and Ecology
Comments:

Pirate-themed treasure hunt with face painting, water cannons, more.


Please Touch Museum

County: Other
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131

GRADE: K - 12
Alexis Furlong
215-581-3181 x 3170
www.pleasetouchmuseum.org
info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

To enrich the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play.


Plumpton Park Zoo

County: Cecil
1416 Telegraph Rd.
Rising Sun, MD 21911

GRADE: K - Up
Cheryl Lacovara
410-658-6850
www.plumptonparkzoo.org
cheryl.ppz@gmail.com

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Recreation, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

An educational place to learn about animal conservation. Many different species of animals.


Point at Pintail Farm (The)

511 Pintail Point Lane
Queenstown, MD 21658

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Farms/Gardens and Recreation
Comments:

Stationed sporting clay facility.


Point Lookout State Park

11175 Point Lookout Rd.
Scotland, MD 20687

GRADE: K - 12
Danielle Smith
301-872-5688
www.dnr.maryland.gov

Subjects:History
Comments:

The site of the largest Civil War prison, a reconstruction of a southern fort, a small museum and nature center available to tour.


Port Discovery Children's Museum

County: Baltimore City
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Archaeology, Art/Crafts, Arts Visual, Arts Music, Farms/Gardens, Health/Self Esteem, Math, Multicultural Studies, Physical Ed/Fitness, Reading/Language Arts, Recreation, Science/Technology, Sports, and 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 for a free pass! http://www.portdiscovery.org/uploads/File/Teac


Port Tobacco One-Room School

County: Charles
Chapel Point Rd.
Port Tobacco, MD

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History
Comments:

Travel back to 1890 in a one-room schoolhouse.


Pride of Baltimore II

County: Baltimore City
Inner Harbor; Mail to: Pride of Baltimore, Inc., 2700 Lighthouse Point East, #330
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: 4 - Up
Jane Wilcoxson
410- 539-1151
www.pride2.org
pride2@pride2.org

Subjects:Science/Technology, History, and Maritime
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

County: Baltimore

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Team Building
Comments:

Team building and group dynamics workshops. Focus on leadership, self-esteem, communication, and trust.


Project Liberty Ship/ Liberty Ship John W. Brown

County: Baltimore City
Pier 1 2020 S Clinton St.
Baltimore, MD 21224

GRADE: 4 - 12
JoAnn Malpass
410-558-0646
www.ssjwbrown.org
john.w.brown@usa.net

Subjects:History and 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

County: Howard
7184 Troy Hill Dr., Suite H
Elkridge, MD 21075

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Recreation, Health/Self Esteem, and Physical Ed/Fitness
Comments:

Indoor inflatable play facility. Hosts customized events and specializes in team building.


Pump It Up of Owings Mills

County: Baltimore
11515 Cronridge Dr., Ste. J-K
Owings Mills, MD 21117

GRADE: K - Up
410-356-9050
www.pumpitupparty.com

Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Indoor inflatable play facility.


Pumpkin Theatre

County: Baltimore
2905 Walnut Ave.
Owings Mills, MD 21117

GRADE: K - 5
Subjects:Theater, Arts Music, and Amusement/Edutainment
Comments:

Performances at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Ave., Owings Mills.


Puppet Co. (The)

County: Montgomery
Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

GRADE: K - Up
Christopher Piper
301-634-5380
www.thepuppetco.org
c.piper@thepuppetco.org

Subjects:Arts Dance, Puppet Theater, Amusement/Edutainment, Arts Music, Theater, Art/Crafts, and Arts Visual
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.


Queen City Transportation Museum

County: Allegany
210 S. Centre St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: K - 12
Jeff Nealis
301-777-1776
www.queencitytransportationmuseum.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Featuring early transportation in Allegheny County.


Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

County: Other
300 Gap Rd.
Strasburg, PA 17579

GRADE: K - 12
Patrick Morrison
717-687-8628
www.rrmuseumpa.org
pmorrison@pa.gov

Subjects:History, Math, Science/Technology, and Transportation
Comments:

Home to a world class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars.


Rawlings Conservatory

County: Baltimore City
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD 21217

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Farms/Gardens, and Geography
Comments:

Free admission ($5 donation requested). Fee for tours and programs. Three climate zones: Mediterranean, tropical, desert; historic Palm House. Wide variety of programs relating to climate, plant adaptations, foods, plant origins and nomenclature.


Rebecca T. Ruark Sailing Charter

County: Talbot
21308 Phillips Rd.
Tilghman, MD 21671

GRADE: K - 12
Wade Murphy
410-886-2430
skipjack.org

Subjects:Ecology and Maritime
Comments:

Sailing on a Skipjack featuring education about the Chesapeake Bay, oysters, crabs, and wildlife.


Rebounders Gymnastics, Inc.

County: Baltimore
7A W. Aylesbury Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, and 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.


Recycling Sorting Facility - Baltimore County

County: Baltimore
Cockeysville, MD 21030
GRADE: 5 - Up
Subjects:Ecology and 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

County: Howard
9130-I Red Branch Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Reading/Language Arts and Theater
Comments:

Shows available for field trips and touring. Theater education workshops, residencies, and afterschool programs.

Beginning in December 2015: Peter Rabbit field trip groups (daytime or evening).


Red Zone Adventures

County: Baltimore
1928 Greenspring Dr.
Timonium, MD 21093

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Recreation, and Team Building
Comments:

A Laser Tag center with a 6,000 square foot, multi-level arena, a Laser Maze Challenge, a glow-in-the-dark gameroom, arcades, prizes, concessions and more.


Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American Histor

County: Baltimore City
830 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

GRADE: K - 12
Joyce Hall
443-263-1852
www.rflewismuseum.org
tours@maamc.org

Subjects:Arts Visual, Factories/Business, Government/Law, and History
Comments:

Highlights the history and accomplishments of African Americans with special focus on Maryland’s African American community.


Reisterstown Sportsplex

County: Baltimore
401 Mitchell Dr.
Reisterstown, MD 21136

GRADE: K - 12
Dave Phipps
410-429-4242
www.rtownsports.com
dphipps@gmail.com

Subjects:Recreation and 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.


Rep Stage

County: Howard
Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044

GRADE: 9 - 12
Yvonne Erickson
443-518-1510
www.repstage.org
repstage@howardcc.edu

Subjects:Theater
Comments:

A professional Equity theater that offers evocative and inspiring work.


River & Trail Outfitters

County: Washington
604 Valley Rd.
Knoxville, MD 21758

GRADE: 4 - Up
Subjects:Recreation and Team Building
Comments:

Outdoor site that features everything from land- to water-based activities.


River Plantation (The)

County: Queen Anne's
511 Pintal Point Farm Lane
Queenstown, MD 21658

GRADE: K - 12
Linda Simpson
800-697-1777, 410-82
www.pintailcornmaze.com

Subjects:
Comments:

2011 Outback Adventure corn maze challenging students to explore, collect answers, learn to navigate, collaborate, and succeed while having fun in the outdoors.


River Valley Ranch

County: Carroll
4443 Grave Run Rd.
Manchester, MD 21102

GRADE: 5 - Up
Subjects:Health/Self Esteem, Recreation, Physical Ed/Fitness, Team Building, and Sports
Comments:

Provides students an opportunity to work together to reach their full potential.


Robert E. Lee Park

County: Baltimore
1000 Lakeside Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21210

GRADE: K - Up
Bart Viguers
443-415-9524
bviguers@baltimorecountymd.gov

Subjects:Art/Crafts and Recreation
Comments:

Fun outdoor environmental/educational programs in the park for the public with guidance from Park Rangers.


Robinson Nature Center



County: Howard
6692 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Air/Space, Ecology, History, Science/Technology, Service Learning, Zoos/Nature Centers, Natural Wonder, Social Studies, and Biology
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.


Rock Hall Museum

County: Kent
5585 Main St.
Rock Hall, MD 21661

GRADE: K - 12
Bill Adams
410-639-2296
www.rockhallmd.com

Subjects:
Comments:

Preserving and presenting artifacts from this changing bayside town.


Rocks & Susquehanna State Park

County: Harford
3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd.
Jarrettsville, MD 21084

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Recreation, Farms/Gardens, Service Learning, History, Team Building, Multicultural Studies, Art/Crafts, and Physical Ed/Fitness
Comments:

Nature walks and demonstrations. Campfire programs.


Rocky Gap State Park

County: Allegany
12900 Lakeshore Dr.
Flintstone, MD 21530

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:
Comments:

Nature hikes, talks, demos. Scales & Tales educational program offered.


Rodgers Farms

County: Baltimore
1818 Greenspring Valley Rd.
Stevenson, MD 21153

GRADE: 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

County: Frederick
24 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:History and 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

County: Pennsylvania
925 Roundtop Rd.
Lewisberry, PA 17339

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Recreation, Sports, Amusement/Edutainment, Team Building, Physical Ed/Fitness, and Leadership Training
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!


S.B. Farms, Inc.

County: Dorchester
7010 Hynson Rd.
Hurlock, MD 21643

GRADE: K - 12
Bill Edwards
410-754-5821
www.sbfarmsinc.com
bison95@wildblue.net

Subjects:Farms/Gardens and History
Comments:

Bison breeders and retail meat sales.


Salisbury Zoo

County: Wicomico
755 South Park Dr.
Salisbury, MD 21804

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Ecology, Science/Technology, Service Learning, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

There are a variety of interactive educational programs, aligned with state standards.
We also provide service learning opportunities.


Sandy Cove

County: Cecil
60 Sandy Cove Rd.
North East, MD 21901

GRADE: K - 12
Karen Thompson
800-234-2683
www.sandycove.org
info@sandycove.org

Subjects:Recreation and Team Building
Comments:

A retreat facility at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay.


Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center

County: Cecil
3380 Turkey Point Rd.
North East, MD 21901

GRADE: 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

County: Anne Arundel
1100 E. College Pkwy.
Annapolis, MD 21409

GRADE: K - Up
Subjects:Natural Wonder, Ecology, Geography, and 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

County: Montgomery
17901 Bentley Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

GRADE: 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.


Saville Gallery (The)/ Allegany Arts Council

County: Allegany
9 N. Centre St.
Cumberland, MD 21502

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:
Comments:

County arts council with a public gallery space.


Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

County: Frederick
1110 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701

GRADE: 1 - Up
Subjects:
Comments:

1756 German colonial house and heritage garden, the oldest documented house in Frederick City.


School 33 Art Center

County: Baltimore City
1427 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

GRADE: K - 12
Krista Green
443-263-4350
www.school33.org

Subjects:
Comments:

Contemporary art center.


Seminary Ridge Museum

County: Pennsylvania
111 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325

GRADE: 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

County: Pennsylvania
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA 19047

GRADE: 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.


ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Columbia

County: Howard
9179 Red Branch Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045

GRADE: 2 - 12
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, Sports, and 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.


ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Frederick

County: Frederick
Francis Scott Key Mall, 5500 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21703

GRADE: 2 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, Sports, and Team Building
Comments:

6,000 sq. ft. multi-level, carpeted arena for up to 35 players for team and individual play.


ShadowLand Laser Adventures - Gaithersburg

County: Montgomery
624 Quince Orchard Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

GRADE: 2 - Up
Subjects:Amusement/Edutainment, Physical Ed/Fitness, Recreation, and Team Building
Comments:

6,000 sq. ft. multi-level, carpeted arena for up to 35 players for team and individual play.


Shakespeare Comes Alive - The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

County: Howard
8510 High Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

GRADE: 1 - 12
Subjects:Reading/Language Arts and Theater
Comments:

Features an accessible version of “Romeo & Juliet” for students.


Sharp's at Waterford Farm

County: Howard
4003 Jennings Chapel Rd.
Brookeville, MD 20833

GRADE: K - 6
Subjects:Ecology, Farms/Gardens, History, Science/Technology, and Zoos/Nature Centers
Comments:

3 seasons of outdoor educational field trips designed to compliment social studies or science curriculum.

Spring/Summer: Seeds & Plants; Worm Composting, Creek Study, Nature Study, Farm animals & Hayrides

Fall: Honey Bees & Pollination, Pumpkin Programs, Farm Animals & Pilgrim History


Shrine of St. Anthony

County: Howard
12290 Folly Quarter Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21042

GRADE: K - 12
Subjects:Zoos/Nature Centers, History, Architecture, Religion, and Farms/Gardens
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.


Sight & Sound Theatre

County: Other
300 Hartman Bridge Rd.
Ronks, PA 17572

GRADE: K - 12