Field Trips

The District offers free field trips to qualifying schools, including limited transportation reimbursement. To qualify, schools must be registered with the District's Let's Stop Waste at School (LSW) Program and be willing to submit student reflections (PDF) after the trip.

Register for a Field Trip

To register for a field trip, complete the Field Trip Registration Form (PDF) and email to Elise Erhart. To register for the Nature of Recycling, visit

Bus Reimbursement

Your school may qualify for bus transportation reimbursement to the landfill, recycling center, or other locations with the District's education programs. The Bus Reimbursement request is page two of the Field Trip Registration Form.

  1. America Recycles Day at the Zoo
  2. Compost Kids
  3. Farms and Food Waste
  4. Nature of Recycling
  5. Trash Talk
  6. Where Does All the Garbage Go?
  7. LaSoupe
  • Grades: 3 through 5
  • Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
  • 2022 Date: Check back in late summer for November 2022 date
  • Itinerary: Students will use a passport to explore the grounds of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden to learn how recycling helps not only people but creatures all over the world.
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