ABCWUA Water Resource Education
Location/Directions: Comes to you
Phone/Contact: Roberta Haynes-Sparks at 768-3245 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Acthority has launched a major effort beginning in 2007 to teach citizens about changes coming sood regarding the sourc of our drinking water supply. As you may know, 100% of Albuquerque's drinking water comes from an aquifer deep beneath us. By the summer of 2008 this will change to a combination of surface (river) water and aquifer water. Our mission is to help students understand where their drinking water comes from both now and in the near future and teach them ways to help conserve and protect their drinking water supply.
Location/directions: 10131 Course Blvd NW
Phone/contact: Mike Sanchez, mgr. 897-3884
Description: "Healthy Eaters" tour, materials provided by http://www.fieldtripfactory.com
Albuquerque Bike Safety Program
Phone/contact: Chuck Malagodi 768-BIKE
Description: For ages 5 and up; minimum of 12 kids. The city will provide all equipment and instruction.
Albuquerque Biological Park - Zoo
Albuquerque Biological Park - Aquarium
Location/directions: 2601 Central Ave NW.
Phone/contact: 764-6200 http://www.cabq.gov/biopark/aquarium/
Albuquerque Humane Society
Location/directions: 615 Virginia SE. South of Zuni, west of Wyoming.
Price: Free, but donation requested minimum 1 per family: Purina Cat, Dog, Puppy or Kitten Chow, Milkbones, cat toys, bleach, towels.
Phone/contact: 255-5523, x104 Ann.
Description: Lesson on Animal Safety or Needs of Animals. Max 25.
Description: Tours for age 9+
Albuquerque Little Theatre
Location/Directions: From I-40 take Rio Grande exit 157A south to Central. Turn east on Central one block to San Pasquale to the Albuq Little Theatre.
Phone/Contact: 242-4750 or http://www.albuquerquelittletheatre.org/
Location/directions: 2000 Mountain Rd.
Price: Free to Albuquerque residents first Wednesday of the month.
Phone/contact: 243-7255 http://www.cabq.gov/museum/
ocent-guided tours with maximum 60 students. Three different 45-minute tours are available: (1) Art tour, (2) History tour, or (3) Focus tour on either casa or weaving, which have a hands-on activity. Basement has historical items and kids play area.
Albuquerque Radio Control Off Road Raceway
Location/Directions: I-40 to Coors and head south to Arenal. Head west on Arenal, turn left onto Tom Tenorio Memorial Park. Follow raod until you see the ARCOR raceway.
Description: Watch them fly radio control airplanes
Albuquerque Rocket Society
Description: Watch them launch of the second Saturday of every month
Albuquerque Tortilla Company
Phone/contact: Tammy 344-4011
Albuquerque Transit Center
Location/directions: Alvarado transit center, 1st Street next to train depot downtown.
Description: Tour the city bus hub. Possibly arrange a separate tour of riding a city bus while it goes through the car(bus)wash.
Archeology & Material Culture Museum
Location/directions: 22 Calvary Rd (East of Albuquerque, 4 miles north on Highway 14 in Cedar Crest )
Price: $2.50 Adults, $3.00 children, no charge for babies $60. min. charge
Phone/contact: 281-2005 http://www.museumarch.org
Description: Tour is 1 1/2 -2 hrs. tour and lesson of exhibits inside and then a mock excavation outside. Picnic facilities and playground
Location/directions: 11200 Montgomery Blvd NE
Price: Inquire for group rates
Description: Paint your own pottery. A good fieldtrip for making presents for holiday, Father's Day or Mother's Day.
Location/Directions: 1833 8th Street NW, 12 blocks south of 1-40 frontage Rd, between 6th and 12th.
Phone/Contact: 322-2926 or http://www.nmrhs.org
Description: Steam Locomotive Tours
resentation in a large yard. Presentations are May-Oct only.
Balloon Museum/ Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Location/directions: 9201 Balloon Museum Drive
Phone/contact: 761-4005 or http://www.cabq.gov/balloon
Description: Opens Oct 2005. Educational program.
Ben & Jerry's
Location/directions: 11225 Montgomery Blvd.
Location/directions: 801 Loma Colorado Drive , Rio Rancho 87124
Description: Ice Skating
Description: Tour for ages 5 and up.
Casa San Ysidro
Location/directions: 973 Old Church Rd, Corrales
Phone/contact: 898-3915 or 243-7255 http://www.cabq.gov/museum/
Description: Josephina tours. Closed Dec and Jan.
City Parks and Recreation
Phone/contact: Dwane 768-5328
Description: Will do a presentation on safety and provide a climbing wall with staff. Kids must be 39 inches tall to participate.
City Science Center
Location/Directions: 1440 Iron 87102
Description: Max of 20 kids, ages 2 through middle school. It will consist of a brief tour and hands on exploration time, clean up and discussion.
Clarks Pet Emporium
Location/Direction: 4914 Lomas Blvd NE at San Mateo and Washington
Cliffs Amusement Park
Location/directions: 4800 Osuna Rd. NE at San Mateo
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109-2314
Description: Amusement park
Cold Stone Creamery
Location/directions: NE corner of Wyoming and Paseo del Norte
Price: Tour free. Fee for ice cream.
Phone/contact: Jennifer 463-7599
Location/directions: 9900 Montgomery Blvd NE
Location/directions: 5606 Corrales Road, Corrales
Description: Apples, cider, fruit, and specialty.
Location/directions: 4104 Louisiana
Phone/contact: Professor Nathe, UNM, 272-8147 contact in February
Description: Hygienist students will meet with group to teach lesson
Phone/contact: 858-1010 westside location
Description: Make pizza, drink in keepsake cup, workbook, stickers, t-shirt
Ditch and Water Safety
Phone/contact: Dezaree Vega at 764-4444 ext 241
Description: They will do a Ditch Safety Speech, show a 10 minute video, give a little quiz, hand out incentives, and a coloring book.
Exotics of the Rainforest
Phone/contact: 896-3133, Carolyn Newell
Description: An informative visual presentation featuring live parrots, reptiles, snakes and amphibians from the tropical rainforests and deserts of the world.
Explora Science CenterLocation/directions: 1701 Mountain Rd NW
Phone/contact: 224-8300 http://www.explora.us/ExploraPHP/english/index.php
Location/directions: 5010 Cutler Ave. NE
Description: Tour for ages 5 and up
Phone/contact: 247-1751 http://www.erdagardens.org/
Description: Classes and tours
Forestry Division, New Mexico State Forestry Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department
Phone/contact: 505-476-3300 or Dan Ware 505-476-3336 http://www.nmforestry.com
Description: Conservation education, Smokey Bear visits, Wildfire prevention & safety, Curriculum
Forest Service, Southwestern Region
Location/directions: at your site
Phone/contact: Jean Szymanski, Conservation Education Coordinator, Forest Service Southwestern Region. email@example.com 842-3325
Description: Project Learning Tree workshop for parents, Lessons for students.
Geology and Meteorite Museum
Location/directions: UNM at Northrop Hall, department of Earth and Planetary Sciences on the ground floor at the main entrance.
Phone/contact: 277-2747 http://www.unm.edu
Gorilla Tango Theater
Location/directions: 519 Central Ave NW
Phone/contact: Suzanne Coors, 681-1712 or 245-8600 or http://www.gorillatango.com/
Description: field trip to the theatre and improvisation on stage. A parent should come along with each child and everyone (all ages) is welcome to participate or just watch.
Great Harvest Bakery
Location/directions: 11200 Montgomery Blvd NE
Description: Tour, make & eat your own breadsticks.
Harvey House Museum
Location/Description: 104 North First Street
Description: Hours of operation are Tues - Sat 12:30 - 3:30
Hawks Aloft, Inc.
Phone/contact: Rebecca 828-9455
Description: Presentation at your site. Has Adopt-a-Raptor program, Kids will receive a certificate, keychain, and magnet with a picture of their bird.
Hawk Watch International
Phone/contact: 505-255-7622, http://www.hawkwatch.org
Description: Presentation at your site.
Hays Honey and Apple Farm
Location/directions: 400 Esperanza Road
Description: Presentation, tasting.
Heidi's Raspberry Organic Farm
Phone/contact: 898-1784 or 400-1193 http://www.heidisraspberryfarm.com
Description: Tour and pick. Also sell homemade jams and soaps.
Hinkle Family Fun Center
Location/directions: 12931 Indian School Rd. NE
Honeywell Technology Solutions/ABQ Seismological Lab
Location/directions: 10002 Isleta Rd SE
Description: 1-hour guest speaker for grades K and up on seismic data.
I Scream Ice Cream
Location/Directions: 2000 Carlisle Blvd. NE
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (tour)
Location/directions: 2401 12th St NW
Take I-40 to the 12th street exit (west of the Big I). Turn right (north) onto 12th street and head just a little ways up the road. On the left you'll see a smoke shop. There are a couple of big buildings just beyond that and that's the IPCC. We'll meet in the lobby of the main entrance.
Price: Discounted group price $2 for adults and $1 for kids
Description: 1-hour visit to the children's museum with a docent-guided exploration of many hands-on exhibits and activities.
Location/directions: To arrange a tour, go to http://www.Intel.com/community/tour
, here you arrange for a tour, and you will receive email confirmation.
Phone/Contact: 893-3372 Kathy (questions only)
Keep Albuquerque Beautiful (KAB)
Phone/contact: 761-8334 http://www.cabq.gov/solidwaste/kab.html
Description: Presentations - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Litter and Graffiti Prevention, Coloring Books. Field trip to City's Landfill, Recycling Center
Keep New Mexico Beautiful
Location/directions: Need to provide meeting place
Phone/contact: 883-5559 http://www.knmb.org/
Description: Dusty Roadrunner Education Program. Education presentations concerning recycling, waste reduction, beautification, and litter control. Lessons from the "Waste in Place" education curriculum from Keep America Beautiful. Litter bags adn Dusty Roadrunner booklets, upon request.
Location/Directions: 423 Central Ave NW
Phone/Contact: 768-3522 or http://www.cabq.gov/kimo/pictures.html
Description: Childrens plays
Location/directions: 1130 University Blvd NE
Phone/contact: Bill Pinnell, 277-2121
Description: Studio tour for ages 8 and up, maximum group size 30.
Lazy River Ponies
Price: $10.00 per child
Phone/Contact: 610-3468 http://www.lazyriverponies.com
Lewis Antique Auto & Toy Museum
Location: In Moriarty
Price: Free, donations are appreciated
Phone/Contact: For appointments contact 832-6131
Description: Indoor/Outdorr with more then 400 antigque automoblies in various stages of restoration on the property. Twenty-five restored cars ar on display indoors and span the ages of the automobile from a 1904 Model T through 1950's vinatge autos. Hours are 10 - 5 closed at noon on Wednesdays. (Located across from the Southwest Soaring Museum).
Location/directions: NM Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW.
Phone/contact: Lita Sandoval, 841-5958
Description: Sept-Feb are least crowded months for fieldtrips; avoid Thurs & Fri. Need 4-6 weeks advance notice. Teacher guides are available online at http://www.unm.edu/education.html
Los Poblanos Corn Maze
Phone/contact: 345-4580 or riograndefarm.org
Lowe's Home Improvement
Location/directions: 6200 Paseo del Norte, just southeast of I-25's Paseo exit.
Description: Store tour and woodworking project.
Magic Juggler Shop
Location/Directions: 3205 Central Ave NE (Between Bryn Mawr and Wellesley on N side of Central) Best place to park is behind the old Monte Vista Fire Station 87106
Price: $100.00 divided by number in party, 28 maximum
Phone/Contact: Owner is Wayne 255-2303 or http://www.magicjugglershop.com
Mama's Minerals, Inc.
Location/directions: 1100 San Mateo NE #15
Phone/contact: 266-8443 http://www.mamasminerals.com
Description: Tours and classes
Location/directions: Located off University Blvd just north of Martin Luther King Ave.
Phone/contact: 277-2924 http://www.unm.edu/~maxwell/
Description: (1) Guided museum tour, (2) Traveling trunk exhibit with docent, (3) check-out kits
McCalls Pumpkin Patch
Location/directions: Moriarty, NM
Phone/contact: 832-9137 http://www.mccallpumpkinpatch.com
Description: Hayrides, pumpkin picking, pony rides, corn maze, a cow train, pedal karts, gem stone mining, farm animals, duck races.
Location/directions:12601 Montgomery Blvd NE
Phone/contact: Annette, 299-5297
McGruff Safety Program/APD
Description: Will give a tour, present a lesson on stranger danger or other things that interest us.
Michaels Arts & Crafts Store
Location/directions: 3701 Ellison Dr. NW
Price: Art class $30. room fee plus the cost of a craft per child ($2. and up)
Phone/contact: 922-0221 http://www.michaels.com/art/online/static?page=kids
Location/directions: 4591 San Mateo Blvd NE
Price: Movies are $1 during the day.
Phone/contact: 888-1992 or 888-4773
Description: Tour of projection booth before a movie.
Location/Directions: 9201 Corrs Blvd. NW
Description: Tours and movie
Museum of Archeology & Biblical History
Location/directions: 110 Constitution between Eubank and Wyoming
Price: $5.00 per person over 12, $3.00 for ages 12 and under, No charge age 2 and under
Phone/contact: 217-1330 http://www.mabh.org
Description: Tour is 1 1/2 - 2hrs for ages 5 and up. Hands-on tour
Natural History and Science Museum
Location/directions: 1801 Mountain Rd NW
Phone/contact: 841-2800, http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org
Description: Have educational materials online for pre- and post-visit activities
National Atomic Museum
Location/Directions: 1905 Mountain Rd NW
Phone/Contact: Reservation Coordinator 245-2137 ext. 103 or http://www.atomiceducation.org
Description: National Atomic museum actively engages and explores issues in nuclear science and history by providing quality experimental-based interactive tours and programs.
**Up 'n' Atom Mobile @ ext. 108 or at firstname.lastname@example.org is an educational program of the National Atomic Museum. Topics include: Flights of Fancy, Primarily Polymers, Propensity for Density, The Robot Shop, Magnet Magic, PH Power, Energy in Action. Each session lasts 90 minutes and costs $100.00 for up to 25 participants, (unless otherwise noted).
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Location/directions: 1701 4th Street SW
Phone/contact: 246-2261 http://www.nhccnm.org
Description: chuldrens workshops & tours
New Mexico Ballet
Location/Directions: All performances are held at the downtown Kimo Theatre (Corner of 5th and Central)
Phone/Contact: 888-1054 or http://www.btnm.org/season/index.htm
New Mexico Doves
Phone/contact: 480-1842, http://www.newmexicodoves.com
Description: Homing pigeons. They bring them to parks for exercise. They release them and the birds fly home. Will meet at a park and let the kids interact with the birds.
New Mexico Game and Fish Department
Phone/contact: Santa Fe 505-476-8095, Kevin Holiday. http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/
Description: (1) Fishing clinic (265-4625, Josephine Graf), or (2) watershed watch (Colleen Welch, 505-476-8119), or (3) Aquatic Resounce Investigations. Have educational wildlife trunks to loan.
New Mexico State Parks
Phone/contact: 505-476-3390 http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/
Description: Water Safety Classes with a Park Ranger. Grades K-3, "Water Smart" Lesson, handouts, activity books. Grades 3-6, "Water Smart" Lesson, handouts, activity books. Grades 7-12, "Stay Alive & Boat Smart".
New Mexico State University
Location/directions: Will meet at local park.
Phone/contact: Joran Viers (Extension Agricultural Agent), 243-1386 or email@example.com
Description: Talk to kids about seeds and plants, then give them potting soil, pots, and seeds to plant.
Ness Pumpkin Patch
Location/directions: East on I-40 to exit 196, South 22 miles to the farm, passing through Estancia
Price: $3.00 per person, those under 1 not taking a pumpkin are free
Phone/contact: Sandy 384-5084
Description: Hayride into the fields to pick your own pumpkin, other things available to buy at the store. (Owned by a homeschool family)
Off Center Children's Studio
Directions/location: 808 Park Ave. SW 87102
Phone 247-1172 http://www.offcenterarts.org/index.html
Description: art workshops using a variety of materials.
Open Space Outdoor Programs
Phone/contact: Bonnie Schmader 768-5308 http://www.cabq.gov/openspace/
Offer traveling trunks to check out. Guided interpretive walks along the Elena Gallegos Nature trail or Cottonwood Springs trail, or visit Candelaria Farm (to learn about organic farming, the water cycle, and wetlands; avail. Mar-Oct by reservation), or visit Lo Poblanos field (to learn about agricultural traditions of the RG valley).
Operation Life Saver
Location/Directions: At your location
Phone/Contact: Stephanie 724-3630
Description: Will give a lesson on riding the train safely and safety on the tracks. Children recieve a goody bag.
Outpost Ice Arena
Location/Directions: 9530 Tramway Blvd. NE
Phone/Contact: 856-7595 or http://www.outposticearena.com
Location/Directions: 9221 Coors NW
Price: Depends on piece selected
Description: Paint, glaze, let dry and take home
Location/directions: 6300 San Mateo Blvd
Description: "Fur, Feathers, and Fins" tour and goodie bag. For ages 5 and up.
Peter Piper Pizza
Location/directions: 9240 Golf Course Rd.
Price: $3.99 adult, $2.50 child
Description: Tour at 10:30am. All you can eat pepperoni or cheese pizza (includes drink)
Petroglyph National Monument
Location/directions: 6001 Unser Blvd
Phone/contact: 899-0205 http://www.nps.gov/petr/
Description: Tour, or have a park ranger visit your "class" with a traveling trunk: (1) ancestral puebloan lifestyle or (2) geology. Also has a Jr Ranger program.
Pimentel and Son Guitar Makers Incorporated
Location/Directions: 3316 Lafayette Dr NE 87107
Description: 30 minute tour. Learn how guitars are made.
Plants of the Southwest
Location/directions: 6680 4th Street
Description: Lesson and tour. Tues., Wed., or Thurs.
Location/Directions: UNM College
Price: 4.00 a play per person
Phone/Contact: 277-6746 or http://www.schooltimeseries.com/shows.asp
Description: Concerts and plays for children
Description: Lessons on stranger danger, bike safety, fingerprints
Post office tour
Public Library (tours) Location/directions:
Prarie Dog Pals
Phone/Contact: Lynn @ 293-4688 or 228-8782 or http://www.Prariedogpals@comcast.net
Description: Prarie dog pals would be glad to work with you in any way that would benefit the children and the prarie dogs. there are a number of possibilities including: adopting a site, periodic feeding at the Indian School site and outreach with your group.
Precision Gymnastics Academy
Location/Directions: 6700 Edith Blvd. NE
Phone/Contact: VIcki Davis 362-4001 or http://www.precisiongymnastics.net/
Price: $5.00 per child for 18 months to teen
Description: 1.5 hours of supervised instructional fun.
Presbyterian Health Fair
Location/Directions: Held at Presbyterian Hopital on Central
Phone/Contact: Rebecca Armstrong 841-1264
Description: Childrens Health Fair in April. Call in February to reserve spot
Putt Putt Golf & Games
Location/directions: 5100 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Phone/contact: 881-9866, http://www.puttputtabq.com
Phone/Contact: 505-245-7245 or http://www.nmrailrunner.com/index.asp
Location/directions: 202-1/2 San Felipe, just off Old Town Plaza
Phone/contact: 242-6569 http://www.rattlesnake.com
Location/directions: 6200 Coors Blvd NW
Phone/contact: Patti, 897-1800
Rio Grande Astonomical Society
Phone/Contact: Ed Isenberg 922-1072 or http://www.rgas.org
Description: Educational Outreach Program
Rio Grande Community Farms
Location/Directions: Located off of Montano and 4th St
Phone/Contact: 345-4580 or http://www.riograndefarm.org
Description: To demonstrate sustainable urban agriculture, provide urban wildlife habitat, research and interpret the relationship between people, food and public land. Annual Corn Maze, as well as Community Garden, Adopt-a-Crop, Crops for Wildlife, Albuq Food Security Network. Call for more information.
Rio Grande Nature Center
Location/directions: 2901 Candelaria NW
Phone/contact: 344-7240 http://www.rgnc.org/
Description: Nature Discovery Backpacks for home school groups, filled with different learning tools and activities to use on the trail. Call to reserve. Three diffierent backpacks: "Five Alive (senses)" for young children, "Small Stuff (magnifiers)" for elementary age, and "Weather or Not (weather measurement instruments)" for late elementary to midschool age.Homeschoolers can also schedule aquatic ecology classes at the pond with a volunteer interpreter; a staff park member is available to lead a bosque riparian ecology walk for groups of post-preschool age. They also have a outreach program. Staff and volunteer interpreters will bring traveling trunks to your meeting site. They have nine different trunks depending on the age group and interest of your group. Bird Trunk, Mammal Trunk, Arthropod Trunk, Reptile and Amphiban Trunk, Bosque Model trunk, Cottonwood Trunk, Botany Trunk, Bat Resource Trunk, and Geology of Albuquerque Trunk. They also have a Junior Ranger program
Robertson & Son Violin
Description: Tour, limited to 15 people. If they have someone available, they play a few instruments for the kids. The kids get a cluster of the hair used on the bows. They finish up in the shipping room, where the kids get to jump up and down on the bubble wrap.
Location/Directions: 400 Paisana NE
Price: Group and school rates
or Vincent Guzman at 298-1442 )Tuesday through Friday, 12:30 to 4:30
Description: Roller skating for all groups, prices vary depending on your size of group.
Safe Kids New Mexico
Phone/contact: Frank Barka 314-0130
Description: Injury Prevention Lessons 30 minute class, pamplets, sometimes coloring books
Sandia Labs Federal Credit Union
Location/directions: 3707 Juan Tabo NE
Phone/contact:Tony Gardella (Marketing Manager) 237-7305 or 1-800-947-5328 ext 7305
Description: Learn about money in this tour of a credit union.
Location/directions: 11143 Highway 85, NM
Description: The store contains the Harvard water quality classroom. The classroom is fully equipped with microscopes, sampling equipment and other learning materials to educate students about surface water quality.
Description: In Cedar Crest or Tijeras
Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
Phone/Contact: 281-5259 or SMNHC@qwest.net
Sandia Ranger District
Location/directions: Take tram or drive to Crest House. Or, visit the Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological site behind the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras. Take self-guided tour and earn a pin and certificate.
Phone/contact: Sue Hanson, 281-3304
Description: Jr. Ranger Program: Kids take quiz then go on self-guided tour and find answers to quiz. Return quiz to ranger who then grades it and hands out patch or a pin. This runs May - Labor Day. They also have a Jr. Archeology Program which is year round. They do the same thing but we can ask for a guided tour. Smokey the Bear program with Karen Takai; she will give a forest safety talk at the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras. Somenoe will need to arrive early to wear the bear costume.
Schwebach Farm Market
Location/Directions: 807 Martinez Road, Moriarty
Description: A homeschooled run farm, call for details, or log onto http://www.schwebachfarm.com
Shady Lakes Fishing
Location/directions: 11033 Hwy 85 NW
Shooting Star Farm
Location/directions: 12 Digby Lane, Edgewood, NM
Price: $2.00 per child, $3.00per adult, under 3 free
Phone/contact: Connie 281-7775 or http://www.Shootingstar-farm.com
Description: Pet and feed fiber and nonfiber animals. Formal educational talk about fiber, the animals, care and feeding. Children receive coloring sheets and informational handouts on the fiber animals.
South Broadway Cultural Center
Location/Directions: 1025 Broadway SE
Phone/Contact: 848-1320 or http://www.cabq.gov/sbcc
South Mountain Dairy
Location/Description: 48 Katzima Edgewood
Price: $1.00 you can buy a small bottle of milk to feed the baby goat or a treat bag to fee the big girls.
Description: Guided tours for groups of 10 or fewer adults and children. For $25.00 can be arranged on select Friday or Saturday afternoons. Tour farm and learn about goat cheese making.
Southwest Dairy Center/Mobile Dairy Classroom
Location: Comes to you
Phone/Contact: Cody Lightfoot @ 286-5695 or 626-1793
Description: The Mobile Dairy Classroom is a division of the Southwest Dairy Museum, a non-profit, educational organization that is funded by dairymen across the southwest. The Dairy Classroom is a free program for schools, fairs and festivals (homeschools included). It's a traveling milking parlor, carrying a live cow and providing an oral presentation, a milking demonstration and a question and answer session. The "classroom" will need a 45 to 50 foot parking space. A teachers quide with student activites titled "Milk from Cow to Kids" will be given out. Minimum of 50 kids.
Southwest Soaring Museum
Location/Directions: Off of Rt. 66 take exit 197 from I-40
Phone/Contact: 832-0755 or http://www.swsoaringmuseum.org
Description: See a variety of authentic engineless aircrafts, replicas, training gliders and even a hang glider simulator. A collection of 96 miniature-scale models of historically important gliders and a 24 foot long mural depicting the history of man's desire to fly.
Special Collections Library
Location/directions: 423 Central Ave. NE
Phone/contact: Joe Sabatini, Branch Manager 848-1377
Description: Program for grades 4-6 on the history of writing, publications and some hands-on activities.
Location/directions: 5823 Lomas Blvd. NE
Description: Make candy
Star Fire Day Camp
Phone/contact:281-9577 or http://www.starfiredaycamp.com
Price: Free admission
click on school days or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Held in September
Stone Age Climing Gym
Location/Directions: 4201 Yale Ave. NE Ste. 1
Price: Depends on number in your group
Phone/Contact: 341-2016 or http://www.StoneAgeClimbingGym.com
Desription: Great climbing
Location/directions: 10701 Coors Blvd NW
Phone/contact: Alvin (mgr)
Description: Tour and taste
Location/directions:4901 San Mateo Blvd
Description: Restaurant tour. wash/set tables, make pizza, salads, eat them, and clean up afterwards. Ages 3+.
TaLin World Market
Location/Directions: 88 Louisiana SE
Description: Tour of store and scavanger hunt
Price: $4 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
Description: Museum tour. They also offer Youth Leadership Programs.
Location/directions: Wyoming/Montgomery store
Phone/contact: Liz Garcia, Human Resources 293-9223
Description: behind the scene tour. No tours Nov. - Jan.
Location/directions: 110 4th St. NW
Price: Under age 12 is 50 cents, everyone else is $1
Description: Tour and learning center. They absolutely do not want babies and crawlers along for the tour. They said they are too distracting
Location/directions: Glenwood Village, 12611 Montgomery NE (just off of Tramway)
Phone/contact: Heidi Weck (owner) 293-6545
Description: Tour and a lesson on the history of chocolate for ages 5 and up. The children get to dip pretzels in chocolate. There is a camera shop next door (TJ's) that also does tours. Sometimes half the group goes to one and half to the other, 30 minutes each, and then they switch.
Location/directions: Cedar Crest
Phone/contact: 281-5233 http://www.tinkertown.com
Town and Country Feed Store
Location/directions: 15600 Central Ave SE
Price: $2 per person
Description: Petting zoo in the back with chickens, rabbits, goats, peacocks, geese, ducks, doves, a mule, and a pony.
Location/Direction: 8928 Holly Ave. NE (Just off Paseo and Ventura)
Tree New Mexico
Phone/Contact: 265-4554 or http://www.treenm.com
Description: Since 1990 Tree NM has brought the wonder of trees into the classroom, making presentations interactive, fun and grade appropriate. Our facilitators use discussion, storytelling, and hands on activities to engage and insprire the students about the benefits of tree and keep them actively involved. the presentations also inforporate teaching aids such as videotapes, books, posters, and uncommon/common tree produts (e.g, pencils, chopsticks, cinnamom, cork) and sample tree parts ( trunk cross sections, branches, leaves, pine cones, nuts, seed pods, etc.) Presentations are during the summer.
Location/directions: 2107 Central Ave. NW
Price:$3 per child (free for parents & babies)
Description: Daily Lapidary Demonstration, Hands-on for Kids
University of New Mexico Art Museum
Location/directions: located in the Center of the Arts building (Popejoy Hall)
Phone/contact: 277-4001 http://www.UNMartmuseum.unm.edu
Description: Guided tour for groups of 10 or more. On-line lesson plans
United States Forest Service - Jean Szymanski" <email@example.com
Call her at 842-3325. Does a great lesson on trees!!
Unser Car Museum
Location/directions: 1776 Montano NW
Phone/contact: 341-1776 or http://www.unserracingmuseum.com
Description: Opens fall 2005, appropriate for grades 3 and up
Location/directions: 4266 Corrales Rd.
Price: $3 per person
Description: Make your own pizza; price includes drink.
Location/directions: 4000 Corrales Rd.
Price: $5. per person includes pumpkin and apple
Phone/contact: 898-3903 or 459-0719 Roxanne Wagner
Description: October Pumpkin Patch and Tour. Corn Maze, U-Pick-It pumpkin patch, hayrides, farm animals, market tour, apple orchard stroll.
Walker's Popcorn Company
Location/directions: 2720 Central Ave. SE,
Price: $2.50 per child. includes samples, goodie bag and balloon
Description: Closed on Mondays. 10 child min. Tour, taste and lesson on making cotton candy and popcorn.
Walkin' N Circles Rescue Horse Ranch
Location/Directions: 192 Weimer Rd. Edgewood NM
Price: Free but cash donations are greatly appreciated to help care for the horses
Phone?Contact: 286-0779 http://www.wncr.org/
Description: Tour, pet and learn about the rescued horses.
Phone/contact: Vince Ramirez, 319-1545
Description: Tour for ages 5 and up.
Location/directions: Rio Rancho
Price: Donations of dry dog food, towels, blankets, and rugs
Phone/Contact: Robyn 771-0140 http://www.wmranch.org
Phone/contact: Laurie Fernandez, 293-6133
Location/Directions: 9320 Coors Blvd. NW 87114
Description: Tour and children make their own Frosty
Location/directions: 6300 San Mateo Blvd NE @ Academy
Phone/contact: 217-7368 (Haik, mgr)
Description: Tour and taste for ages 5 and up. Must register for tour with http://www.fieldtripfactory.com
Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico
Phone/contact: 505-344-2500 http://www.wrinm.org/
Description: education programs
Wildlife West Nature Park
Location/directions: Edgewood, 19 miles east of Albuq. off I-40 at exit 187, on the north side of I-40. Price: Regular admission for adults $5, ages 5-11 $4, 4 and under free. Ask for guided docent tour, $1 per student, with teachers and parents free.
Phone/contact: 281-7655 or http://www.wildlifewest.org
Description: a 122-acre wildlife refuge and enhanced zoo. It features native New Mexico plants and animals. All the animals and birds in the enhanced zoo are non-releasable.
Location/directions: 5815 Wyoming Blvd NE @ Academy.
Description: Tour and taste.