Field Trips


At the Cre8ive zone, we offer unique experiences for your classroom, groups and homeschoolers. You and your students can discover, investigate and explore our exhibits and workshops, which are designed to complement your educational objectives.

All Cre8ive Zone field trips align and cross cut with the following Standards;  Georgia Standard of Excellence (GSE), Common Core Standards and the Next Generation Standards (NGSS) for K1 through K5

NEW – Virtual Field Trip Now Available

How does it work?

1. The school/school representative or class teacher, chooses one of our hands-on activity or packages (see packages)

2. The school pays/invoiced for the package

3. The school chooses a date and time of the virtual field trip

4. Cre8ive zone ships materials to the school

5. Cre8ive zone science center provides a virtual link for the event.

6. The cre8ive zone facilitators take the students through the hands-on activity virtually.

School Visit (hands-on activity)

1. The school/school representative or class teacher, chooses one of our hands-on activity or packages (see packages)

2. The school pays/are invoiced for the package

3. The school chooses a date and time of the school visit

4. Cre8ive zone facilitators visit the school to facilitate hands-on activity (Cre8ive Zone facilitators bring all the required material

Comprehension and Collaboration:

Standards CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1-3 through- LITERACY.SL. K.1-3. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions



Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4-6 through CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.4-6.  Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.



Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

K-2-ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems include:
K-2-ETS1-1 Engineering Design (K2, K, 1-2)
3-5-ETS1-1 Engineering Design (3-5) Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
3-5-ETS1-2 Engineering Design (3-5) Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5-ETS1-3 Engineering Design (3-5) Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
2-PS1-1.: Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties(K-2)
2-PS1-3.: Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object(K-2)
2-PS1-4.: Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot(K-2)
4-PS3-2 Energy: Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents. (3, 4, 5)
5-PS1-3 Matter and Its Interactions: Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. (3, 4, 5)
5-PS1-4 Matter and Its Interactions: Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances. (3, 4, 5)



Details & Pricing

Reservations: Advance reservations are required for all field trips and must be made online or over the phone by calling (229) 316-8229 or (229) 316-8465. If you need any help making reservations online, send a detailed email to

Schedule: Tuesday – Friday  (10:15 am – 12:00 noon)
We encourage hands-on activities during field trips to the Cre8ive Zone. So, please arrive promptly at the schedule time to complete all activities and demonstrations.
Choose from a list of workshops or ask our staff to design or customized your experience. Workshops are facilitated by the Cre8ive Zone staff.

Waivers: To ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone, We encourage teachers and chaperones to review some of the rules listed below with their students.

  • Respect others in your group and the Cre8ive Zone staff
  • Use indoor voices
  • No running or climbing on exhibits
  • Teachers and chaperones must review and sign our waivers

Pricing: Workshop Field Trip:  $10 + tax
Please Note: Field Trips require a group of 12 or more children (minimum pricing for a field trip is $120 plus tax). Chaperones receive free admission.

Cancellations: Cancellations must be made no later than 2 weeks in advance of your visit by calling the Cre8ive Zone at (229) 316-8229

Payment: A non-refundable fee of $50 is required when reservations are made, and is applied towards the final bill. No refunds will be issued. We accept cash, checks and major credit/debit cards.

Final payment: All reservation must be paid in full prior or upon arrival. No refunds will be issued after payment has been received

Typical Schedule:
Arrival/Registration – 10:15 am
Activities/Explore Exhibits – 10:20 – 12:00 noon
Departure – 12:00 noon

Click here for FIELD TRIP OPTIONS offered at the Cre8ive Zone.

PO Box 10223, Valdosta, GA 31604
Tel: 229-316-8229
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