Interested in Reserving a Field Trip to the Museum?

Below you'll find a number of great Field Trip opportunities for your class, also be sure to check out our Storytelling and Group Tours.  

If you select a Themed Program, your class of more than 40 students may be divided between the museum and the activity.

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Mrs. Bush's Story Time 

Students will hear recordings of Mrs. Bush reading several popular children’s books while being introduced to the love of reading and literacy.

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Video Sesame Street: Barbara Bush and Peter's Chair
 

Museum Discovery

Students will discover appropriate museum manners while touring the Ansary Gallery of American History as well as the Literacy Out Look Gallery.

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Video Museums Rule! | KQED Arts
 
 

My Own Room at the White House

Students will explore the White House to experience what it would be like to live in the President’s House. They will design and draw their own room as well as write a descriptive paragraph which will bound into a class book.

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Video Virtual Field Trip: The White House
 
 

Holidays in the White House

Students will become familiar with how the Bush Family celebrated the winter holidays in the White House.

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The Presidential Quilt

Students will explore American history through symbols significant to America’s past. Students will actively design a “quilt square” representing symbols of America. Student will understand how a symbol can represent an important idea.

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Video American Symbols for Kindergarden

  

 
 

Tic-Tac America

Students will distinguish use problem solving skill to find answers to question regarding history, geography, and the Presidency of the United States.

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City Council Role-Play

Students will use and develop problem solving skills to achieve a favorable solution to a real-world problem through the framework of a municipal government using the city council and other local officials.

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Video Tiger found wandering in Conroe neighborhood
 
 

Congressional Bill Role-Play

Students will actively participate in the legislative process of the passage of a bill.‚Äč

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Video Schoolhouse Rock: America - I'm Just a Bill
Video Branches of Government
 

Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Students will recognize the impact of International Affairs regarding the impact of the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, following World War II on citizens of Germany, United States, USSR (now Russia), and Europe considering the implications on society as a whole.

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Video Facts About Berlin Wall Probably You Didn't Know
Video The building of the Berlin Wall
Video Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech
 

Bill of Rights Texas v. Johnson, 1989, Flag Burning Case

Students will actively participate in problem solving skills and decision-making strategies as they explore the Bill of Rights and the actions of Judicial review when looking at the case of Texas vs. Johnson flag burning case.

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Video Texas Versus Johnson in Historical Context
Video The Bill of Rights Song Parody
 
 

High School Days Program

Annually, the High School Days Program brings all of the Bryan-College Station high school juniors to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum for a day to be immersed in a wide-variety of enriching educational experiences. This program has continued since 2002 due to the cooperative relationship between the high school faculty and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The purpose is to offer the high school juniors opportunities by broadening their horizons through engaging activities. Seminars are presented by outstanding experts in science, history and language arts with authors and motivational speakers.

 
 

Annual Girl Scouts Day

First Saturday in December. Scouts will have an opportunity to complete a scavenger hunt in the museum! Come and create holiday ornaments during the Holidays in the Rotunda in the museum classroom.

 
 

Exploring History Summer Camp

The June Summer Camps invite the B-CS recreation centers, the Boys & Girls Club of the Brazos Valley, 4-H Clubs, church youth groups and other summer camp groups to participate in these half-day sessions free of charge.

The July Summer Camps are a week-long full-day experience with a theme aligned to the current temporary Bush Museum exhibit. Fun learning adventures, arts and crafts, storytelling exploration and reading discoveries as well as field trips related to the summer's theme engage campers in memorable experiences! Click here for more information.