Field Trips

Bring your class to Science North for the entire day and give your students the advantage of learning about science through hands-on curriculum-linked programs delivered by our knowledgeable Bluecoats. Also, take in a film in the IMAX theatre and enjoy a Planetarium school experience.

Your day at Science North includes:

  • Admission to the four-floor science centre, including admission to the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery
  • Admission to the digital Planetarium – the first planetarium of its kind in Northern Ontario
  • Unique multimedia experiences
  • A school program of your choice and a captivating live science show
  • A giant-screen IMAX® film complete with pop & popcorn!
  • A healthy lunch

Then on Day 2, have a blast at Dynamic Earth, Home of the Big Nickel. Your day at Dynamic Earth includes:

  • Admission to the two-floor earth sciences centre
  • A school program of your choice and a captivating live science show
  • The guided Underground mining tour
  • Unique multimedia experiences
  • A high-definition digital film in the Atlas Copco Theatre
  • A healthy lunch

All educational experiences are booked in one hour intervals. School programs are generally 50 minutes in length, with some exceptions. School programs are not offered on weekends, holidays or during the summer. Note: The Ultimate Two-Day Field Trip is not available in early January 2018 or late February because Dynamic Earth is not available at this time.

School program 50 minutes
Object Theatre 30 minutes
Discovery Theatre Show 50 minutes
Vale Chasm Show and Underground Tour 90 minutes
IMAX film 50 minutes
Planetarium experience 50 minutes
 StudentSupervising AdultAdditional Adult
Ultimate Two-Day Field Trip $45 $31 $54

Supervising adults are those necessary to meet the recommended student/supervisor ratio. Any adults over the recommended ratio will be charged the additional adult rate.

Your group will be provided with a reserved seating area for lunch. Your pre-ordered lunch is prepared and delivered to your group in your reserved seating area.

Note: Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available. Please request at time of booking.

Lunch Box #1
  • Whole Fruit
  • 1% milk
  • Individual cheese portion
  • Grilled chicken (2 oz.) sandwich on whole grain bread
Lunch Box #2
  • Slide of pizza (pepperoni or cheese)
  • Bag of chips or a small salad
  • Beverage (300 ml)

A non-refundable deposit of $300 per school group is required to confirm your booking. This deposit is waived for Member schools. Full payment is required upon arrival at Science North. Please bring a cheque, VISA or MasterCard to pay the full amount of the invoice, less your deposit. Cheques are to be made payable to Science North and include your school’s name, invoice number, and visit date.