With four museums, a 300,000 gallon Aquarium and Marine Science Center and many parks, beaches and reserves, your students will have no time to even unpack on this educational trip! Beginning with the Military Aviation Museum you will find nearly 300 fighter jets and Naval Aviators as well as be given an opportunity to meet and chat with a real fighter pilot! Over at the Old Coast Guard Station along the Boardwalk your group will hear true stories of beach rescues and get to check out the live saving equipment in circulation before present day. At the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art you'll be exposed to exhibitions like outdoor sculptures, colorful glass blown chandeliers, found object art and sculptures made from outdated books and magazines! Upon visiting the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum which is also located on the Boardwalk, students will find a variety of duck decoys from past to present as well as the history behind wild fowling in Back Bay.
What doesn't sound great about Virginia Beach? Whale watching, people watching on the 3-mile boardwalk, the longest recreational beach in the world, horseback riding along the shore, water parks, old time photos, go-karts, mini golf, aquariums, a zoo, the terrifying Nightmare Mansion and more in a real beach city! You won't want to miss this senior class trip!
Not everyone in your field trip group may enjoy golfing, but Jungle Golf is mini golf and who doesn't love a good round of 18 holes amongst waterfalls and wildlife? Plus, they have an arcade and air conditioned food hut! Try one of the ice cream floats! Walking into the Aquarium and Marine Science Center will unveil more than 300 species, seven exhibits and five hands on or behind the scenes experiences! Choose a Boat Excursion and head out for epic dolphin watching or humpback and fin whale sightings! Don't skip out on beach time where you'll be able to horseback ride, paddle board, kite surf and more all with the likelihood of spotting inquisitive dolphins! Commemorate your adventure with a unique group photo at Flashback Old Time Photos where 1920s dress up is all the rage!