Program Overview

School Field Trips provide a unique opportunity for classes to experience outdoor learning and skill development through play. Our field trips can be customized according to your needs and are offered on flexible schedules. *Programs may vary based on location.

Program Details:

                                                             Balls in Motion!          9am-12pm

Children take on a hands-on, large-scale feat of engineering as they create and test out an oversized ball run in the woods. This field trip incorporates educational concepts in rich and meaningful ways involving math, science, engineering and design. Children will also have the opportunity to work together in collaboration, fostering group problem solving and at times, conflict resolution.

As a component of the field trip, teachers will be supplied with extension activities to bring back to the classroom
that are aligned with common core and next generation science standards, providing an additional depth to the day spent at TimberNook. Extension activities will be e-mailed when Field Trip registration is full or no less than 1 month prior to session.

Field trip is 100% outdoors. Please dress for the weather!

Parents: I will send out an email describing the role of parents/chaperones. Bring a seat if you do not want to sit on the ground or stand during the entire session. Bring snacks and water for the children, they work hard and often need refueling!!  Lunches may be brought and eaten after completion of session. The Gabis Arboretum has trails, grassy fields, a railroad  museum and playground, and many acres available to explore once TimberNook session ends!! Cost of session includes entrance fee.

No Refunds unless state or federal mandate closes public activities. If weather is expected to be too extreme, (tornado, lightning storm) the program will be rescheduled for an alternate date.

Email [email protected] with any questions

TimberNook Northwest Indiana

Field Trips – TimberNook Northwest Indiana

May 26 - May 26

Times: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages: 6 - 12

Gabis Arboretum: 450 W 100N Valparaiso, In 46365


Timbernook Certified Provider Team Member

Erin Crews

Timbernook Certified Provider Team Member

Kylee Ann Martin

Capacity: 36 (2 spots left)

Email [email protected] or call 305-304-8344 with questions and inquiries.

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