Field Trips from the Vault

Bring your group to an exclusive STEM Read Experience.

Pick the date. Pick the Book. Come to NIU for an engaging, hands-on game that will get your students excited about reading and learning. Our field trips combine STEAM activities with creative problem-solving, teamwork, and productive struggle. We design each experience to give students a greater understanding of the book, explore STEAM concepts and careers, and engage in a fun, unique learning opportunity.

2019 – 2020 School Year Rates:
Up to 50 student participants: $800
51 to 100 students: $1400
101 to 150 students: $2100
151 to 200 students: $2800
201 to 250 students: $3500
251 to 300 students: $4200

2020 – 2021 School Year Rates:
Coming Soon

Registration includes facilitators, activities, and supplies for your group.

Copies of the book are not included. Lunch is not included.

Time: 9 to Noon

Location: Northern Illinois University, Holmes Student Center, DeKalb, IL

To learn more about the field trips we offer visit our Past Field Trips page.

All 2019 – 2020 Dates are SOLD OUT

Field Trips from the Vault 2020 - 2021 Inquiry

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See what teachers and students have said about our field trips!

“We had a great time and are hoping to bring even more students next year.”

“We really enjoyed the day. The kids said it was the BEST fieldtrip they have ever gone on.”

“The event was clearly well-planned and carefully considered, especially as it related to the book.”

“The students had so many wonderful things to say about it, and were engaged the entire time they were at NIU. The teachers were impressed with the organization and layout of the whole day.”

“It was great! I love that you drew the connection between two very different topics. Stem and reading.”

“Thanks so much for the incredible day. My students had an absolute blast and cannot wait to come back!”

“Great variety and fun!”

“The students really enjoyed the activities that were planned for the day, especially the bridge building and communication and disaster management plan.”