6th Grade Field Trip Program

sixthgradelogomediumAllowing 6th graders in Lancaster County to Discover Hands-On Science!

It is with great pleasure we announce a continuation of a wonderful opportunity for all 6th grade classes in Lancaster County, allowing classes free admission to the Lancaster Science Factory.

The Science Factory has received a grant from an anonymous donor which will pay the admission of every 6th grade class in Lancaster County visiting the Science Factory during through for the 2017-2018 academic year. The following briefly outlines the program and explains how your 6th grade classes may participate.

WHO QUALIFIES: Every 6th grade class in Lancaster County including public and private schools, and homeschoolers.

WHERE: The grant covers 6th grade class visits to the Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA

COST: (1) Admission for 6th grade students, visiting as a class, will be paid by the Science Factory. Teachers and chaperones are free, as a part of the normal admission policy of the Science Factory. Our discounted group rate will apply for students in the group, other than those in 6th grade. Individual 6th grade students, not visiting with a class, will be charged the standard admission fee of $9.00. (2)The scheduling and cost of transportation to the Science Factory is the responsibility of the visiting class. No funding for transportation will be provided.

TEACHERS AND CHAPERONES: One chaperone/teacher is required for every six students visiting.

WHEN: The program will cover class visits to the Science Factory through the Spring 2018.

ENROLLMENT: Any 6th grade class in Lancaster County is eligible to enroll. You may enroll after you have scheduled your visit by contacting Audrey Lilley at or 717-509-6363 X104 and submitting a Group Reservation Form.  You must make a reservation in order to take advantage of the free admission.

CLASS VISIT ACTIVITY GUIDES: Class visit activity guides can be found on our website. You can also view how our exhibits meet the PA Academic Standards.

QUESTIONS/CONTACT: Please contact our Programs Department with questions and to schedule your field trip today. 717-509-6363 X104 or