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School Field Trips

 

  

ALL NEW WORKSHOPS COMING THIS SEPTEMBER!

Pricing

School Field Trips

  • Monday - Friday Visits
  • Group trips must be booked in advance by submitting a registration form
  • Suggested registration time is 30+ days prior to the visit date
  • 1 free adult chaperone for every 5 paying children
  • Pricing includes admission into the Center including all rides, exhibits and movies
  • OUTSIDE FOOD IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If you do not purchase a Meal Deal, we recommend making arrangements to eat before or after your visit. For more information please click here
2015 Summer Pricing (Now - September 7)
PRICEPER PERSON
$12.00 Admission 
$2.50  Activity Pack w/ Lanyard
$5.00 LEGO take-home model
$5.00 Pizza Meal Deal (Cheese pizza, chips, Capri Sun)
$2.50 Pizza Special (Cheese pizza and water)

Summer Booking Form

  • Download the Summer Group Registration Form for visits June 15 - September 7, 2015
  • Booking Form must be submitted 20 days prior to your desired visit date
  • Your field trip is not reserved until you receive an email confirmation from our Group Sales Office

 

 

Please note: Registration has not yet begun for the 2015-2016 school year.  Registration will start August 1, 2015.

Child Pricing | School Term (Begins September 8, 2015)
PRICECHILD RATES
$7.00 Admission 
$10.00 Education Package (Admission & Choice of LEGO Education Workshop)
$12.50 All-inclusive Package (Admission, LEGO Education Workshop, Cheese Pizza and Water)
$15.00

Delux All-inclusive Package (Admission, LEGO Education Workshop, Cheese Pizza, Chips and Capri Sun)

Adult Pricing | School Term (Begins September 8, 2015)
PRICEADULT RATES
FREE 1 Adult Admission for every 5 paying students (does not include food, see options below)
$2.50 FREE Adult All-inclusive Package (Cheese Pizza & Water)
$5.00

FREE Adult Delux All-inclusive Package (Cheese Pizza, Chips & Capri Sun)

  BELOW ARE RATES FOR ALL OTHER ADULTS AFTER THE 1-5 RATIO IS MET
 $7.00 Admission (does not include food)
 $9.50 All-inclusive Package (Admission & Cheese Pizza and Water)
$12.00 Delux All-inclusive Package (Admission, Cheese Pizza, Chips and Capri Sun)

Workshops

LEGO® Education 

Pre-School Workshops

Our Pre-school programs tap into young children's innate desire to explore, investigate and learn. See your pre-schoolers imagine, create and explore whole new worlds with oversize LEGO bricks designed to fit perfectly in small hands. We believe that playing is the best way to learn for pre-schoolers and LEGOLAND Discovery Center is the ultimate LEGO classroom. During your visit, children can put their new found knowledge in to action around LEGOLAND Discovery Center using the specially developed, unique worksheets and resources available for download.

Elementary School Workshops

Hands – on Learning! Inspire your pupils’ imaginations with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO bricks. LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers hands-on learning across the curriculum including science, mathematics, language arts, technology, and engineering design, while building and reinforcing; collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving. Our Center facilitates learning through interactive experiences to promote deeper engagement with the subject matter.

Seasons

Pre K - KindergartenScience, Speaking and Listening | Materials Used: LEGO Education StoryTales Set

Help your young students learn about the seasons the hands-on way. In this workshop students will build and share what they know about the current season; leading to a discussion on changes in weather and important seasonal activities and events. Standards Addressed: CCSS: SL.1.1.B; SL.1.4; SL.1.6

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Spinning Tops

Kindergarten - 1st Grade | Engineering Design, Mathematics | Materials Used: LEGO Education Early Simple Machines III Set

In this exciting workshop students build LEGO® spinning tops, collect data on whose design spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance. Standards Addressed: NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3 CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

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Spin the Gears 

2nd Grade – 3rd Grade | Engineering Design, Mathematics | Materials Used: LEGO Education Simple Machines

Gears, gears, gears! In this workshop students will build a series of models and experiment with gears exploring the difference between drive vs. driven gears, clockwise vs. counter clockwise, and discovering the concepts of effort and force.  Standards Addressed: NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2 CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

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What a Great Experience!

2nd Grade – 6th Grade | English Language Arts | Materials Used: LEGO Education StoryStarter

Engaging students in reading and writing can be a challenge, but not when they build and tell their story using LEGO bricks! In this workshop, students will take inspiration from MINILAND and recount an experience they have had in their city, literally building their characters, setting, and plot using LEGO elements. They will also write about their experience using their model as a visual referencing tool and share their story with others. Standards Addressed: CCSS: SL.CCR.4; SL.CCR.6; L.5.1.c; L.CCR.1

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Merry-Go-Round 

4th Grade – 6th Grade | Engineering Design, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking | Materials Used: LEGO Educaiton Simple Machines

This workshop provides a fun, hand-on way to get students excited about engineering, design, and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest. Standards Addressed: NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2 CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

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Homeschool

 

Individual Family Discount 

$10 Admission per person 

Receive $8 off the general admission price of $18 when you show proof of homeschooling at the door. Acceptable homeschool proof includes, homeschool certificate, homeschool card, legal documents for the board of education, or homeschool organization card. Discount is only valid Monday - Friday, excluding the following black out dates: 2/16 - 2/20, 3/21 - 4/12, 5/25, 10/12, 11/22 - 11/29, 12/19 - 12/31. Although this discount does not include an education class, you can download our LEGO Educational Worksheet to complete during your visit! 

Download the Homeschool Activity Worksheet here to bring with you during your visit. Don't forget a pencil and calculator! 

 

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. 

How do I plan my field trip?

Submit a Registration Form to our Group Sales office. We will provide you with a Confirmation and 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?

You may order meal deals for you group up to 7 days in advance through the Group Sales office. Meal Deals are $2.50 - $5.00 each. Outside food is not allowed inside the Center. Bagged lunches must be eaten outside or on your bus. A la cart food items may be purchased from the cafe anytime during your visit. Food options include sandwiches, salads, chips, cookies, candy, soda, juice, water, fruit and gronola bars. *food items subject to change and availability.

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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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Once you've booked your field trip, call us for your free teacher pass. 847-592-9708


Streets of Woodfield, 601 N. Martingale Road Schaumburg Illinois 60173 USA Phone: 847-592-9700