Teacher-led Field Trips

School Year Curriculum 

The Explore & Imagine teacher-led curriculum sponsored by AEP Foundation on behalf of the Public Service Company of Oklahoma is available for Pre-K to 12th-grade students and homeschool groups from August to May during the school year. All teacher-led curriculum aligns with the Oklahoma Academic Standards. Once your field trip is confirmed and booked, you will receive the curriculum via email through our booking software. Our teacher-led curriculum includes:   

Environmental Conservation Curriculum Series (NEW!!)

Pre-K to Kinder: Noticing the Natural World

1st to 2nd Grade: Biodiversity and Local Habitat  

3rd to 5th Grade: Explore Dry and Aquatic Habitats

6th to 8th Grade: Careers in the STEAM Field

9th to 12th Grade: Environmental Stewardship and Change-making


Existing Curriculum

Pre-K to 2nd Grade: Discovery Walk - Shapes, Colors, Letters, and Numbers

3rd to 5th Grade: Nature Close Up - Exploring, Discovering, and Observational Sketches

6th to 8th Grade: Responding to Our Environment - Journaling, Recording, and Drawing

9th to 12th Grade: Park Architecture - Experiencing the Built Landscape


If you have booked a field trip but have not received a confirmation email within 72 hours, please email fieldtrips@gatheringplace.org before filling out a second application.

Choose Your Lesson (required)
Lead Teacher First Name (required)
Lead Teacher Last Name (required)
Lead Teacher Email (required)
Lead Teacher Cell Phone Number (required)
Name of School (required)
School District (required)
If available, would you like transporation reimbursement? (required)
Number of Students (required)
Are you a Title 1 School? (required)
Grade Level(s): (required)
Preferred Event Date (required)
Preferred Start Time (required)
Preferred Event Date (2nd Choice)
Preferred Event Date (3rd Choice)
Number of Chaperones (Chaperone to Student Ratio Required, Pre-K-3rd Grade=1:5; 4th Grade and up= 1:10) (required)
May we take photos of your class enjoying the Park? (required)
How did you hear about Field Trips at Gathering Place? (required)
Please list any additional notes regarding your Filed Trip we should know before your visit: