Please note that we are currently booking only for the 2018-2019 school year; booking for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on August 5th, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in booking a field trip with the Western Science Center!

Our aim is to provide an environment where kids are free to discover, interact, and explore the natural history of the Diamond Valley Lake region. Whether it’s determining the age of a fossil bison in our lab or meeting Max the Mastodon, our field trips are the perfect way to introduce your students to the wonders of science.

You can request a field trip in a few easy steps:

1. Check Pricing

Cost of Field Trips to the Western Science Center:
Field Trip Student General Admission: $ 5.00 per student

Field Trip Teacher General Admission: $ 0.00 (free)

Field Trip School Approved Chaperone General Admission: $7.00 each

Optional Discovery Lab for Grades K-12: $2.00 per student

Optional Owl Pellet Lab for Grades 2nd – 12th: $3.00 per student

Optional Bison Lab for Grades 9th – 12th: $5.00 per student

Lab descriptions are available in the Teacher Guidelines.

All non – school approved chaperones and additional guests are charged the general Museum admission fees. Please note that memberships and/or other admission passes/coupons cannot be used for field trips.

2. Read Our Field Trip Guidelines

Read the field trip guidelines prior to requesting a field trip – the Guidelines will provide you with all of the information you need to ensure you and your students have a safe visit to the museum.

Download the 2018/2019 Field Trip Guidelines (for Teachers) here.

Download the 2018/2019 Field Trip Guidelines (for Chaperones) here.

You can also download a Scavenger Hunt for your students ahead of time!

Downloaded our Field Trip Scavenger Hunt here.

3. Choose Your Field Trip Date

Refer to the calendar below when requesting a field trip date. If a date is blank, that means there is no availability. Please note that your field trip date is not reserved until you receive confirmation from the Education Specialist after you submit your request.

You cannot book a field trip from the calendar, it is for reference only. You must click the “request a field trip booking here” link in step 5.

4. Sign Up For Our Field Trip Waitlist

Is your desired field trip date/time already booked? Please fill out our Field Trip Waitlist - please note that waitlists are first come, first serve.

5. Register for the 2018/2019 Field Trip Season Today!

Click here to register for your field trip. Thank you!

6. Need to Cancel or Change Your Field Trip Date?

Click here to cancel your field trip or change the date.