Spring 2019 Stories

Asheville’s Fun Depot is FUN For Students and Teachers Too

Asheville’s Fun Depot is FUN For Students and Teachers Too

For a fun experience during an Asheville field trip, treat your students – along with yourself – with a stop at the Fun Depot. The Fun Depot is designed so that teachers as well as students can enjoy the experience, eliminating the stress from teachers, administrators and group leaders.

Explore the Intersection of History and Nature Yates Mill Park

Explore the Intersection of History and Nature Yates Mill Park

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I and the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh is now showcasing an interactive multimedia exhibit introducing your 
students to North Carolina’s role in the first global war.

Your Best Field Trips In History

Your Best Field Trips In History

The Charlotte Regional History Consortium promotes cooperation and interest in the region’s history and heritage organizations and resource centers.

A Vanderbilt House Party The Gilded Age: February 9 - May 27, 2019

A Vanderbilt House Party The Gilded Age: February 9 - May 27, 2019

Biltmore House becomes the scene of a festive celebration hosted by the Vanderbilts in this new exhibition featuring displays of clothing reproduced from family photos and portraits in Biltmore’s collection. 

Lutherock Offers Outdoor Adventure Programs

Lutherock Offers Outdoor Adventure Programs

Lutherock Camp and Conference Center, located on 750 acres on Sugar Mountain near Boone, offers Outdoor Adventure Programs year-round for students. The mountainside property includes hiking trails, high-ropes courses, low-ropes courses, rock climbing and skiing to entertain and educate students.

Discover Western North Carolina Field Trips

Discover Western North Carolina Field Trips

Bring your school to Western North Carolina for a one day or multi-day fieldtrip in the Asheville area. Biltmore Estate offers guided student tours in Biltmore House as well as hands-on programs at Antler Hill Farm. 

Raleigh’s Poe Center Opens CookWELL Kitchen

Raleigh’s Poe Center Opens CookWELL Kitchen

The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education recently celebrated the opening of the CookWELL Kitchen, a major project to teach students and other visitors kitchen safety and nutrition.

Fort Dobbs Hosts War for Empire April 6-7

Fort Dobbs Hosts War for Empire April 6-7

During the French and Indian War, Fort Dobbs was constructed near present-day Statesville as a base of operations for a company of soldiers designed to defend settlers from French-Allied American Indians.

“Miracle on the Hudson” at Carolinas Aviation Museum

“Miracle on the Hudson” at Carolinas Aviation Museum

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” the short flight by US Airways flight 1549 which safely landed on the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

Giant Bug Lab Exhibition Debuts at Discovery Place

Giant Bug Lab Exhibition Debuts at Discovery Place

For the first time in North America, giant bug models serve as tour guides while students learn how different types of insects live and their impact on human innovation. The Bug Lab is open daily at Discovery Place in Charlotte through May 5.

New Asheville Art Museum Opens This Spring

New Asheville Art Museum Opens This Spring

New collections, exhibitions and educational programs await students when the expanded and renovated Asheville Art Museum reopens this spring in downtown Asheville.

Dallas Museum Chronicles Gaston County History

Dallas Museum Chronicles Gaston County History

The history of Gaston County dates back to the 1750s when German and Scotch-Irish settlers chose the area to put down their roots. When the County was created in 1846 Dallas became the first town and site of the County’s first Courthouse.

Civil War Memorial Fort Fisher NC’s Top Historic Attraction

Civil War Memorial Fort Fisher NC’s Top Historic Attraction

More than 900,000 guests visited Fort Fisher at Kure Beach last year, making it North Carolina’s most visited historic venue.

Carowinds Debuts New Double Launch Roller Coaster

Carowinds Debuts New Double Launch Roller Coaster

Copperhead Strike, the first double launch roller coaster in the Carolinas, is the centerpiece of the improvements at Carowinds for the 2019 season. The unique coaster simulates the harrowing chase of getaway cars racing through farmland sending riders through a winding ride over a half mile of steel.

Seven Unique Field Trips in Surry County, NC

Seven Unique Field Trips in Surry County, NC

In the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina, where the foothills rise to meet the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, seven educational and fun Surry County field trip destinations await your students.

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