A Connecticut Creative Arts Organization

Field Trips

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

55 Duck Pond Road, Litchfield, CT

with ice cream at Arethusa Dairy in Bantam

Grades 2-5 | Wednesday, 12:45-5:00pm

2016 | Oct. 19
Trip Fee: $20

ASAP! will pick up Region 12 students from school at dismissal on a scheduled half-day for this trip. Students will have the chance to meet and interact with birds from around the world! Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy is dedicated to the preservation of waterfowl and wetland habitats through research, education, and conservation action. The Conservancy is primarily a breeding facility for rare and endangered species of waterfowl and is home to over 300 birds representing approximately 70 different species. Students from ASAP! will have the opportunity to tour the breeding facility and meet several of our Avian Ambassadors right up close while learning about their unique habitats and adaptations. These Ambassadors will help your students fall in love with conservation this Fall! Before returning back to school, we will stop at Arethusa Dairy for delicious ice cream.

Includes admission fee, ice cream, and transportation from and to all elementary schools in Region 12.

The Aldrich Museum

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT

Grades 2-5 | Thursday, 12:45-5:00pm

2017 | Mar. 23
Trip Fee: $25

ASAP! will pick up Region 12 students from school at dismissal on a scheduled half-day for this trip. We will visit the renowned Aldrich Museum where we will have fun exploring the work of Contemporary Artists: Kay Rosen, Suzanne McClelland, William Powhida, and Beth Campbell. Following the exhibition students will meet in the gallery for a writing activity inspired by what they’ve seen. Before returning back to school, we will stop at our favorite ice cream shop for a delicious treat.

Includes transportation and admission fee. Round-trip transportation is provided from all Region 12 elementary schools.

  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
  • Region 12 students are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
    Nonresidents are residents of any other area.
  • Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.