FIELD TRIP & AFTER SCHOOL GUIDE 2017

. September 1, 2017.
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School may be back in session, but that doesn’t mean the fun needs to end! With these great after school programs and field trips, the fun of summer is still going strong. Plus, you’ll know your children are engaged and entertained after the bell rings, but before dinner is served!

After School Programs

American Academy of Martial Arts
5020 Lewis Ave. Toledo
419-726-8388
http://americanacademymartialarts.com/
American Academy of Martial Arts helps promote martial arts such as judo, ju jitsu, aikido, and self defense to the Toledo youth. With a focus on values such as honor, loyalty, and respect, this organization helps give area kids the necessary skills to become productive members in society.

Hope Learning Academy
4234 Monroe St. Toledo
419-297-6313
http://hopelearningacademy.org/
For some children with mild learning disabilities, a traditional classroom environment can be a struggle. That’s where Hope Learning Academy comes in. This local parochial school focuses on ensuring that these students have a positive experience in school. With sensory and social skills programs, Hope Learning Academy provides the extra support students may need.

Little Wonders Child Care Center
2534 Woodville Rd. Northwood, OH.
419-691-3783
http://www.littlewonderschildcarecenter.com/
Little Wonders Child Care Center provides care for infants up to grade school children. Parents who work late will appreciate the late hours that the center remains open. The center has a focus on helping children build self-confidence and ensures an enriching environment for all children where they can develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively.

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2437 Tremainsville Rd. Toledo
419-473-0999
minimotionsdance.com
Offering a variety of dance classes, Mini Motions has something for all ages and levels of experience. Additionally, they offer local daycares the option to set up programs so that children can participate in dance and motor skills at their usual after school location. So if you have a little one who can’t stop moving to the beat, Mini Motions could be
the perfect after school option for you!

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YMCA of Greater Toledo
1500 N. Superior St., Toledo
419-729-8135 | ymcatoledo.org
With over 25 centers in Northwest Ohio and located in 16 different schools, it is easy to find after school care nearby. For schools that do not have a YMCA located inside, transportation is provided so that children can easily get from school to a YMCA after care program. For parents that work second shift, two area YMCAs offer late night care.
Care is offered for children as young as 6 weeks old up to 12 years old.

Toledo Volleyball Club
2901 Key St. #2, Maumee
419.794.4656
toledovolleyballclub.com
Spend some time courtside learning new skills and having fun with the Toledo Volleyball Club’s (TVC) popular “in-house” leagues. Youth, Junior High and High School league teams all get to train with TVC coaches, benefit from practices and play in competitive games, including all-day events, without traveling to out-of-town tournaments. Players can also opt for private lessons, small group training, and more. To learn more about the TVC’s expansive offerings, see online.

Indian Creek Zoo
2744 Consear Rd., Lambertville, MI
419-279-0390
http://indiancreekzoo.com
Indian Creek Zoo is a great way to spend a day being educated and engaged. With educational messages near the natural exhibits, students have a wonderful opportunity to learn all about the hundreds of beautiful creatures in an up-close and personal way. School field trips are catered to specific grade levels and teachers get in free! Pricing for students is $5 and $7 for parents and chaperones.

American Academy of Martial Arts
5020 Lewis Ave. Toledo
419-726-8388
http://americanacademymartialarts.com/
American Academy of Martial Arts helps promote martial arts such as judo, ju jitsu, aikido, and self defense to the Toledo youth. With a focus on values such as honor, loyalty, and respect, this organization helps give area kids the necessary skills to become productive members in society.

Hope Learning Academy
4234 Monroe St. Toledo
419-297-6313
http://hopelearningacademy.org/
For some children with mild learning disabilities, a traditional classroom environment can be a struggle. That’s where Hope Learning Academy comes in. This local parochial school focuses on ensuring that these students have a positive experience in school. With sensory and social skills programs, Hope Learning Academy provides the extra support students may need.

Little Wonders Child Care Center
2534 Woodville Rd. Northwood, OH.
419-691-3783
http://www.littlewonderschildcarecenter.com/
Little Wonders Child Care Center provides care for infants up to grade school children. Parents who work late will appreciate the late hours that the center remains open. The center has a focus on helping children build self-confidence and ensures an enriching environment for all children where they can develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively.

Imagination Station
1 Discovery Way
419-244-2674
imaginationstationtoledo.org
All their programs are aligned with state standards for Ohio and Michigan, so the Imagination Station makes a perfect location for a field trip. Just $6 per participants from Lucas County ($6.50 if outside), there is a host of activities for students that are so fun, they might not realize they’re learning. Think Tank Workshops are available for an additional fee that allow stundents to dissect a cow’s eye, get hands on with the life cycle and more.

Rosenbloom’s Farm
2738 Shetland Rd. Toledo
419-841-3320
http://rosenbloomsfarm.weebly.com/
The animal lover in your family will love a visit to Rosenbloom’s Farm. Rosenbloom’s offers a variety of activities including hosting birthday parties, giving tours, offering crafts, providing hayrides, and offering a beautiful picnic area. The farm makes sure to accommodate everyone interested in the farm experience including school groups, families, and children and adults with disabilities.

Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way, Toledo
419-385-5721
https://www.toledozoo.org/
The Toledo Zoo is an excellent place for an educational and enjoyable time. This “must do zoo” is fun for any age and gives visitors an up-close look at animals from around the world. As if that’s not fun enough, an aerial adventure course was recently added which allows visitors to see the zoo from a new angle. Additionally, the beautiful aquarium is included with all zoo admission. For many school districts, The Toledo Zoo is a perfect field trip choice.

Splash Universe
100 Whitetail Dr. Dundee, MI
734-606-0149
splashuniverse.com
Just because summer is done doesn’t mean all waterparks have closed. Splash Universe in Dundee is an indoor water park that offers a ton of fun! In addition to water slides, a lazy river, and the 500 gallon splash bucket, the water park has just opened their new Breakout Room, an escape room that requires participants to solve a series of puzzles in one hour to break out. Unlike other escape rooms, the Breakout Room is not just for adults. Kids ages 7 and older can test their critical thinking and communication skills as they work to breakout. Field trips booked by November receive one free splash room overnight stay to use as a giveaway at a school function.