2015 MN Field Trip EXPO PROGRAM

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  • Monday, August 17, 2015 Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul 8am-3pm

    PRESENTING MINNESOTAS BEST ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS & GROUPS OF ALL AGES! Where youll discover curriculum-supporting & career-encouraging:

    Field Trips Assemblies & Performers Tours Fundraisers Professional Development Workshops Win Free Field Trips!

    EXPO SCHEDULE 8 am DOORS OPEN 8a-3p WELCOME, ATTENDEES! Sign in at the EXPO Check-In Table at the front entrance, then start your day! Record your Clocktime on your EXPO Programs for verification CEU Certificates will be issued when you exit EXPO Volunteers in Yellow FIELD TRIP Shirts will be available throughout the History Center to assist you! Exhibitors are located on all 3 floors of the History Center, also 19 more exhibits in front on the lawn. Exhibitor Drawings: Sign up at provider exhibits for these valuable giveaways for your school or organization. If full, Workshops will be video recorded and made available on www.MnFieldTripLibrary.org after the EXPO. MN Historical Society will be offering Mini-Sessions: See the schedule below. Coffee Station with complimentary coffee located on 3rd floor CAFE MINNESOTA will be open 8-3 for snacks, lunch & meals. No outside food is permitted in History Center.

    9:00 am MNHS GALLERY EXHIBITS & MUSEUM STORES OPEN (Stores offer a 10% discount today)9:00 am MNHS MINI-SESSION: Historic Sites Field Trips (in the Staples Classroom) 9:30 am MNHS MINI-SESSION: Teacher Development & Northern Lights (Staples Classroom) 10:00 am MNHS MINI-SESSION: Museum Field Trips (Staples Classroom) 10:30 - 11:30 am WORKSHOP #1 ALIGNING STANDARDS WITH FIELD TRIPS - 1 hour Panel of Professionals led by Doug Paulson of the Minnesota Department of Education Located in the Education Classroom Area - CEU clocktime available for attendees if full, see online video after EXPO Visit them at the MN Dept of Education tables in the Education Center after this workshop for more Q&A discussions.

    11:30 am MNHS MINI-SESSION: Historic Sites Field Trips (Staples Classroom) 12:30 - 1:30 pm WORKSHOP #2 GRANT RESOURCES - 1 hour Panel of Professionals led by Katie McKee of the Minnesota Historical Society, including Alsa Bruno of GiveMn, Tracie Dewberry of MNPTA and Jonathon Jones, Educator and Professional Grant Writer. Located in the Education Classroom Area - CEU clocktime available for attendees if full, see online video after EXPO Visit them at their tables in the Education Center after this workshop for more Q&A discussions.

    1:30 pm MNHS MINI-SESSION: Teacher Development & Northern Lights (Staples Classroom) 2:00 - 3:00 pm WORKSHOP #3 HOMESCHOOLING IN MINNESOTA Presentation by Jayne Wahlberg, Executive Director of H.E.R.O. Homeschool Network (Forest Lake) Located in the Education Classroom Area - CEU clocktime available for attendees if full, see online video after EXPO Visit Jayne at her exhibit table in the Education Center after this workshop for more Q&A discussions.

    2:30 pm MNHS MINI-SESSION: Museum Field Trips (Staples Classroom) 3:00 pm THE 3 @ 3 EXPO DRAWINGS To be held in the Education Center on 2nd Floor Must be registered and have attended Need not be present to win. #1 - For Schools: A MNHS field trip to the History Center for 60 students - includes Bus Reimbursement #2 - For Non-Schools and Homeschool Co-ops: An MNHS History Live Lesson of your choice #3 - For All Attendees: A Mad Science Assembly for your entire school or organization SPECIAL AWARD: We will announce the winner of Kevin Halls AMERICA S GOT TALENT All-School Assembly for the school with the most teachers in attendance at the EXPO.

    THE PROGRAM

    THANK YOU FOR COMING TO THE EXPO! Produced by the MN Field Trip & Student Travel Library 8014 Highway 55 #130 Minneapolis MN 55427 612-518-8353 mark@MnFieldTripLibrary.org

    After the EXPO - and for the rest of the year - your best and always free activity resource is:

    www.MnFieldTripLibrary.org

    Thanks to our Sponsors:

  • DONT MISS THE COMMUNITIES WITH FIELD TRIPS! Exhibit Austin (SE) Visit Duluth (NE) Fairmont (S) Fergus Falls (Central) Iron Range Tourism (NE) Little Falls (Central) Minneapolis NW (TC Metro) Owatonna (SE)

    Prairie Waters (SW) Sauk Centre (Central) Shakopee (TC Metro) Visit Saint Paul (TC Metro) Visit Duluth Winona Worthington

    Its true! MN communities have many field trips and travel destinations! This exhibit is located on the first floor by the front entrance.

    Your Exhibit Host: Mary Nelson, Travel Professional Turn day trips into full and active weekends! Build entire

    travel itineraries from the literature you discover at the Communities with Field Trips! exhibit. Take home Visitor Guides and full lists of Minnesotas great field trip destinations in the area

    of these communities located throughout Minnesota!

    PRESENTING MINNESOTAS BEST ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS & GROUPS OF ALL AGES

    1. Apex Fun Run Fundraising Time ______ Initials _______ 2. Audubon Center of the North Woods (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 3. Games2U Entertainment & Fundraising T ______ I ______ 4. I Know My Way, LLC T ______ I ______ 5. Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers (SW MN) T ______ I ______ 6. Monarch Lab / University of Minnesota (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 7. Northern Clay Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 8. Owatonna Area Chamber & Tourism (SE MN) TT ______ I ______ 9. Pinstripes (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 10. Reptile & Amphibian Discover Zoo aka RAD Zoo (SE MN) T ______ I ______ 11. Robots-4-U T ______ I ______ 12. STEM Bunnies (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 13. Teddy Bear Band T ______ I ______ 14. The Raptor Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 15. Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation (TC Metro/WI) T ______ I ______ 16. Turnkey Events & Promotions T ______ I ______17. Vertical Endeavors (NE MN, TC Metro) T ______ I ______18. Voyageur Outward Bound School T ______ I ______ 19. Wells Fargo History Museum (TC Metro) T ______ I ______

    On the Front Lawn OUTSIDE EXHIBITS

    History Center 1st Floor Exhibits

    1. SIGN IN TABLES - Begin here 2. CEU Certificate Table 3. MN History Center Welcome Booth Time ______ Initials ______ 4. DNR Firewise in the Classroom T ______ I ______ 5. Kevin Hall Halls of Entertainment T ______ I ______ 6. Sky Zone Trampoline Parks (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 7. Minneapolis NW CVB (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 8. In the Company of Kids (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 9. Keep Buzzin Body Products Fundraising T ______ I ______ 10. Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 11. Paradise Cruises (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 12. True Friends / Team Quest (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 13. Rush Creek Golf Club & Golf Academy (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 14. Brex Fundraising T ______ I ______ 15. Eko Backen Snowtubing & Events (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 16. Gertens Fundraising T ______ I ______ 17. EXPO INFORMATION - First Floor Rotunda 18. Way Cool Cooking School (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 19. Steppingstone Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 20. Action for Healthy Kids T ______ I ______ 21. Bowlmor-AMF / Brunswick Zone (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 22. beARTrageous (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 23. Plymouth Playhouse (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 24. The Works Technology Discovery Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 25. Mall of America/Nickelodeon Universe (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 26. Water Park of America/Radisson Bloomington (TC Metro) T ____ I ____ 27. YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 28. Bachmans Fundraising T ______ I ______ 29. City of Shoreview - TROPICS Indoor Waterpark (TC Metro) T ____ I ____ 30. Gamin Ride Entertainment & Fundraising T ______ I ______ 31. Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 32. Etiquette Factory T ______ I ______ 33. KidsDance Americas Interactive DJs T ______ I ______ 34. Communities with Field Trips (15 MN Communities) T ____ I _____

  • PRESENTING MINNESOTAS BEST ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS & GROUPS OF ALL AGES

    History Center 2nd Floor Exhibits History Center

    3rd Floor Exhibits

    1. Big Thrill Factory (TC Metro) Time ______ Initials ______ 2. Mad Science of Minnesota T ______ I ______ 3. Orpheum, State & Pantages Theatres (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 4. Target Field & the Minnesota Twins (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 5. Target Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 6. Park Square Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 7. Xcel Energy Center & the MN Wild (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 8. Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 9. Padelford Riverboat Company (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 10. Minnesota Transportation Museum (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 11. Science Museum of Minnesota (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 12. History Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 13. Down In History Tours / Wabasha Street Caves (TC Metro) T ____ I ____ 14. Landmark Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 15. Visit Saint Paul (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 16. Cathedral of Saint Paul (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 17. AirMaxx Trampoline Park & Fun Center (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 18. Great River Shakespeare Company (SE MN) T ______ I ______ 19. Curious Minds T ______ I ______ 20. Historical Experience/Arn Kind T ______ I ______ 21. Brian Richards, Educational Speaker & Magician T ______ I ______ 22. Minnesota Zoo (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 23. Great Clips IMAX Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 24. Base Camp BSA (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 25. North Star Museum of Scouting (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 26. National Eagle Center (SE MN) T ______ I ______ 27. Visit Winona (SE MN) T ______ I ______ 28. Winona Historical Society ( SE MN) T ______ I ______ 29. MN Marine Art Museum (SE MN) T ______ I ______

    EDUCATION CENTER / WORKSHOPS - 2nd Floor 30. GiveMN T ______ I ______ 31. HERO Homeschool Network T ______ I ______ 32. MN PTA T ______ I ______ 33. Jonathon Jones, Grantwriter T ______ I ______ 34. MN Dept of Education T ______ I ______ 35. Minnesota Historical Society T ______ I ______

    1. Color Me Mine (TC Metro) Time ______ Initials ______ 2. MN Opera / MN Orchestra (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 3. MN Center for Book Arts (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 4. Dovers Mill T ______ I ______ 5. Kerfoot Canopy Tour (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 6. Spirit Mountain Recreation (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 7. Visit Duluth (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 8. Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark (NE MN) T _____ I _____ 9. International Wolf Center (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 10. Northrop Auditorium (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 11. Festival of Nations (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 12. Paul Imholte, Stringman (Central MN) T ______ I ______ 13. MN Discovery Center (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 14. Iron Range Tourism (NE MN) T ______ I ______ 15. Little Falls CVB (Central MN) T ______ I ______ 16. Steven Marking, Riverways T ______ I ______ 17. Kiddywampus (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 18. Stages Theatre Company (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 19. Dazzling Dave, Natl Yo-Yo Master T ______ I ______ 20. Minnesota Childrens Museum (TC Metro) T _____ I ____ 21. Jack Pearson, Musician & Storyteller T ______ I ______ 22. American Workshop (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 23. MN Renaissance Festival (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 24. Valleyfair (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 25. COFFEE STAND - Complimentary Coffee 26. Worlds Finest Chocolate T ______ I ______ 27. Sauk Centre CVB (Central MN) T ______ I ______ 28. Old Log Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 29. Big Frog Custom T-Shirts (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 30. Bell Museum of Natural History (TC Metro) T ____ I ____ 31. Wild Mountain & Taylors Falls Recreation (TC Metro) T__ I __ 32. Americas Fun Science T ______ I ______ 33. The Learning Jet (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 34. Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts

    (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 35. KidCreate Studio (TC Metro) T ______ I ______ 36. Playmakers Theatre (TC Metro) T ______ I ______

  • Remember after the EXPO use the MN Field Trip Library!

    Its your FREE Resource for activity planning!

    www.MnFieldTripLibrary.org

    EXPO Providers in Alphabetical order Action for Healthy Kids AirMaxx Trampoline Park & Fun Center (TC Metro) Americas Fun Science American Workshop (TC Metro) APEX Fun Run Fundraising Audubon Center of the North Woods (NE MN) Bachmans Fundraising Base Camp BSA (TC Metro) beARTrageous (TC Metro) Bell Museum of Natural History (TC Metro) Big Frog Custom T-Shirts (TC Metro) Big Thrill Factory (TC Metro) Bowlmor-AMF (TC Metro) Brex Fundraising Brian Richards, Educational Speaker & Magician Cathedral of Saint Paul (TC Metro) Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (TC Metro) City of Shoreview / Tropics Indoor Waterpark (TC Metro) Color Me Mine / Maple Grove (TC Metro) Color Me Mine / Eagan (TC Metro) Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts (TC Metro) Curious Minds LLC Dazzling Dave, National Yo-Yo Master DNR Firewise in the Classroom Dovers Mill LLC Down in History Tours / Wabasha Street Caves (TC Metro) Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark (NE MN) Eko Backen Snowtubing & Events (TC Metro) Festival of Nations (TC Metro) Games2U Entertainment & Fundraising Gamin Ride Entertainment & Fundraising Gertens Fundraising GiveMN Great Clips IMAX Theatre at the MN Zoo (TC Metro) Great River Shakespeare Festival (SE MN) HERO - Home Educators Resource Network History Theatre (TC Metro) I Know My Way Orienteering In the Company of Kids Performing Arts School (TC Metro) International Wolf Center (NE MN) Iron Range Tourism Bureau (NE MN) Jack Pearson, Musician & Storyteller Jonathon Jones, Grant Writer Keep Buzzin Body Products Fundraising Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers (SW MN)

    PRESENTING MINNESOTAS BEST ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS & GROUPS OF ALL AGES

    Many thanks to this years EXPO location sponsor:

    MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER Preserving Our Past & Sharing Minnesotas Stories!

    Attendees are invited to visit the History Centers Exhibits Open 9a-3p on August 17th JUST FOR US!____________

    Visit the MNHS Mini-Sessions during the EXPO, too!

    EXPO Providers in Alphabetical order Continued Kerfoot Canopy Tour (TC Metro) Kevin Hall/ Halls of Entertainment Kidcreate Studio (TC Metro) Kiddywampus (TC Metro) KidsDance, Americas Interactive DJs for Kids Landmark Center (TC Metro) Learning Jet / MN Assn of Women in Aviation (TC Metro) Little Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau (Central MN) Mad Science of MN Mall of America (TC Metro) Minneapolis Northwest CVB (TC Metro) Minnesota Center for Book Arts (TC Metro) Minnesota Childrens Museum (TC Metro) Minnesota Discovery Center (NE MN) Minnesota Historical Society (Statewide - 26 sites) Minnesota History Center (TC Metro) Minnesota Marine Art Museum (SE MN) Minnesota Opera (TC Metro) Minnesota State PTA Minnesota Transportation Museum (TC Metro) Minnesota Zoo (TC Metro) Minnesota Orchestra (TC Metro) Minnesota Renaissance Festival (TC Metro) Monarch Lab / University of MN (TC Metro) National Eagle Center (SE MN) Nickelodeon Universe (TC Metro) North Star Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting (TC Metro) Northern Clay Center (TC Metro) Northrop Auditorium/University of MN (TC Metro) Old Log Theatre (TC Metro) Ordway Center (TC Metro) Orpheum, State & Pantages Theatres (TC Metro) Owatonna Area Chamber & Tourism (SE MN) Padelford Riverboat Company (TC Metro) Paradise Charter Cruises (TC Metro) Park Square Theatre (TC Metro) Paul Imholte, Stringman Pinstripes (TC Metro) Playmakers Theatre (TC Metro) Plymouth Playhouse (TC Metro) Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo /RAD Zoo (SE MN) Riverways LLC by Steven Marking Robots-4-U Rush Creek Golf Club (TC Metro) Sauk Centre CVB (Central MN)

    EXPO Providers in alphabetical order Continued Science Museum of Minnesota (TC Metro) SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium (TC Metro) Sky Zone Trampoline Park (TC Metro) Spirit Mountain Recreation Area (NE MN) Stages Theatre Company (TC Metro) STEM Bunnies (TC Metro) SteppingStone Theatre (TC Metro) Target Center (TC Metro) Target Field & the Minnesota Twins (TC Metro) Team Quest / True Friends (TC Metro) Teddy Bear Band The Etiquette Factory The Raptor Center (TC Metro) The Works Technology Discovery Center (TC Metro) Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation (TC Metro/WI) Turnkey Events & Promotions/Twin Cities Road Crew Valleyfair (TC Metro) Vertical Endeavors (TC Metro) Visit Duluth (TC Metro) Visit Saint Paul (TC Metro) Visit Winona (SE MN) Voyaguer Outward Bound School (TC Metro) Water Park of America / Radisson Bloomington (TC Metro) Way Cool Cooking School (TC Metro) Wells Fargo History Museum (TC Metro) Wild Mountain / Taylors Falls Recreation (TC Metro) Winona County Historical Society (SE MN) Worlds Finest Chocolate Fundraising Xcel Energy Center & The MN Wild YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities