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School Trips

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago is the perfect destination for a fun, colorful and educational field trip for students Pre-K through 6th Grade.

Pricing

2014 Summer Trips & Pricing

We're sorry! There is NO AVAILABILITY left for field trips during the month of July 2014, but we would love to see you in August!

  • Summer pricing runs June 14, 2014 - September 1, 2014
  • Field trips must be booked in advance by submitting a Summer Registration Form.
  • Space is limited and based on first-come/first serve basis.
  • Suggested registration time is 30+ days prior to the field trip date.
  • 1 free adult chaperone for every 5 paying children.
  • Pricing includes admission into the Center including all rides, exhibits and movies.
  • All prices are subject to applicable sales tax.
  • Prices are based per person
2014 Summer Field Trip Packages
PriceIncludes
$9 Admission All exhibits, rides and 4D movies
$12 Admission & Activity Pack Puzzles and games on a commemorative lanyard
$14 Admission & Lunch Cheese pizza, chips and Capri Sun

2014 - 2015 School-Term Trips & Pricing

  • School Term pricing runs September 2, 2014 - June 12, 2015
  • School must be approved by the State Board of Education
  • Field Trips must be booked in advance by sumbitting a School Registration Form
  • Space is limited and based on first-come/first serve basis.
  • Suggested registration time is 30+ days prior to the field trip date.
  • 1 free adult chaperone for every 5 paying children.
  • Pricing includes admission into the Center including all rides, exhibits and movies.
  • All prices are subject to applicable sales tax.
  • Prices are based per person
2014-15 School-Term Field Trips & Pricing
PriceIncludes
$7 Admission* All exhibits, rides and 4D movies
$1 Education Workshop* Seven, 30 minute workshops to choose from (Pre-k - 6th Grade)
$2.50 Activity Pack Puzzles and games on a commemerative lanyard
$5 LEGO Kit Take-home model for each child. Includes 30 - 50 pieces w/ instructions
$5 Lunch Meal Deal Cheese pizza, chips and Capri Sun

 *Educational workshops and school-term pricing is only available to elementary schools and learning centers, both private and public, grades pre-k - 6th.  

 

Workshops

Workshops are only available during the school year between the months of September - May, excluding holidays and peak periods. We do not offer any workshops during the summer.

 

LEGO WORKSHOPS:

  • For children Pre-K to 6th Grade
  • Interactive learning experience
  • School curriculum is incorporated
  • Kids will explore many professions including, architecture, engineering, art and more!

If you have booked your trip, don't forget to download your Schools Preparation Guide.

 

DUPLO® Tall Towers

Recommended Grade Level: 1st Grade
Subjects covered: Science and Architecture

The Tall Towers Workshop is intended to introduce young learners to the world of architecture.  Students will participate in DUPLO® building challenges intended to teach them the importance of teamwork and communication. Tall Towers provides a classroom setting where participants learn of early elementary science and mathematics. Our instructor will also cover construction principals, natural and man-made structures in their world, and the effects of natural disasters on tall buildings.

Click here for Common Core Standards.

DUPLO® Tall Towers Junior

Recommended Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
Subjects covered: Color and Pattern Recognition and Fine Motor Skills Coordination

Tall Towers Jr. is a hands-on workshop that helps participants learn how to follow directions, recognize shapes and patters, and develop fine motor skills. Participants build LEGO® towers of various shapes, colors, and patterns. A fun, hands-on way to introduce young learners to classroom instruction.

DUPLO® Story Telling

Recommended Grade Level: Preschool – Kindergarten
Subjects Covered: Language Arts and Listening Skills

In the Story Telling workshop students will read with an instructor a DUPLO Story Telling book. During the workshop children will build and discuss different aspects of the story with their class, using DUPLO as their medium. A fun, hands-on way to introduce young learners to class room instruction.

LEGO® Race Car Workshop

Recommended Grade Level: 5th - 6th Grade
Subjects covered: Math and Physics

The Race Car Workshop is a fun, hands-on way to get students excited about mathematics and introduce them to elementary physics. Students build LEGO® race cars, race them down our track, collect data and use arithmetic to calculate their car’s performance.  Students also learn about the forces that affect their cars and use this information to create lean racing machines.

Click here for Common Core Standards.

LEGO® Chicago Skyline Tour

Recommended Grade Level: 3rd - 4th Grade
Subjects covered: History and Architecture

The Chicago Skyline Workshop is a unique, interactive guided tour through MINILAND Chicago. Participants will learn how the history of Chicago shaped its world-famous skyline. Afterward, students are challenged to think critically about designing a new building for MINILAND in a hands-on classroom setting.

Click here for Common Core Standards.

LEGO® Artist Workshop

Recommended Grade Level: 3rd - 4th Grade
Subjects covered: Art and Mathematics

The Artist workshop is a class that introduces participants to the artistic possibilities of LEGO® bricks. Using sculpture examples around LEGOLAND® Discovery Center as a starting point, students will make their own unique, original LEGO sculptures and will use mathematics to figure out how to create a large scale model of their original sculpture.

Click here for Common Core Standards.

DUPLO® Bridge Workshop

Recommended Grade Level: 2nd Grade
Subjects covered: Science and Manthmatics

During this workshop, students participate in exciting building challenges intended to introduce learners to the creation of large scale structures with DUPLO® bricks.  Students will be encouraged to work as a team and communicate with their fellow classmates to reach a common goal while testing their architectural design to see if their team’s bridge can withstand the weight of additional objects.

Click here for Common Core Standards.

Homeschool

Homeschool Days

Thank you for your interest in LEGOLAND Discovery Center's Homeschool Programming. We are currently working on creating new workshops for you and your children. Please check back for more information this fall!

FAQs

What kind of opportunities does LEGOLAND Discovery Center offer for school groups?

LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers a educational workshops for all qualified schools and preschool. Each workshop lasts 30 minutes and can accommodate up to 25 students at a time.

Will LEGOLAND Discovery Center come to my school to teach a program?

Yes! Enjoy a LEGO® workshop from your own classroom. See our Outreach Programs for more details.

How do I plan my field trip?

We will provide you with a Preparation Guide to assure you are ready for your visit.

 

What is the process for scheduling a field trip?

Please request a reservation by submitting a School Registration Form. A representative from our offices will contact you to confirm your requested date.

 

How many chaparones are required for school groups?

We recommend 1 chaperone for every 5 paying students.

What happens after I register?

The group sales office at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago will try to schedule your trip and workshop for the first chosen date. If that date is not available, they will move to your second choice. You will receive a confirmation via email informing you of your date, arrival time and workshop or lunch times.

When do I need to pay?

A 50% deposit is required 14 days before your field trip. Final payment is due on the day of the field trip. If you wish to pay for the whole trip in advance you may. We accept credit cards and corporate checks. (No personal checks or cash)

How long should I plan to be at the Center for my field trip?

Schools have up to 3 hours in the center. Time limits may change during peak periods.

Where should we go when we arrive at LEGOLAND Discovery Center?

Buses can pull up to the front doors. We ask that only the group leader come inside to give a final head count and final payment to LDC staff. Once this is taken care of children can enter the center.

Where should buses park while they wait?

Buses can park in the east end of the parking lot or by Dicks Sporting Goods store. Parking is free.

What are the lunch options?

Guests who have book a meal deal through us will be guaranteed a lunch space. If you do not have a lunch booked though LEGOLAND Discovery Center and bringing your own packed lunches, café seating is on a first-com/first-served basis.

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Reservations

  • Please submit your registration form via fax (847) 592-9797 or by email groupsalesch@legolanddiscoverycenter.com 
  • A 50% deposit is due 2 weeks before your visit
  • Final payment must be made on or before your visit date
  • For additional questions or to check availability prior to sending in your form, please call our Group Sales representative at (847) 592-9708

 

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