Bring your students to Campbell Creek Science Center to explore Alaska's natural world. The Campbell Creek Science Center's dynamic education programs spark curiosity and build connections with nature for students. CCSC offers a variety of program topics. You will indicate your group’s grade and program topic choice in the text field for "grade" when you check out. The Science Center is the perfect outdoor classroom where learning and science come to life. Here, everyone is a scientist. Let us guide your journey.
Program Topic Options (3-hours long):
K – 3rd | A Seed’s Journey | All Year
K – 3rd | Alaska Animals | All Year
2nd– 3rd | Plant Explorers | Fall & Spring
4th– 6th | What makes a healthy watershed? | Fall & Spring
4th– 6th | Forest Ecosystems | Fall & Spring
4th – 6th | Dynamic Earth | All Year
4th – 12th | Team Building | All Year
4th – 12th | Outdoor Survival Skills | All Year
Visit our website to learn more about these program options.
Select a date to see a list of times
Please specify your group’s grade and program topic choice in the open-text field for "grade" when booking. An instructor will reach out with more specific questions about your educational needs.
All programs require a minimum of 10 students and have a maximum of 45 students unless specific arrangements have been made ahead of time.
CCSC requires that you bring a minimum of one chaperone per 15 students for your field trip. However, chaperones do not need tickets to attend your field trip to CCSC; please do not enter any tickets for chaperones.
Teachers are responsible for arranging transportation to the Science Center through their Administrative Assistant.
Notify us in advance of any special needs or requirements for your group. An all-terrain wheelchair is available for participants with mobility impairments.
Most of this program will take place outside. Students and chaperones should dress for being outdoors in a place 10 degrees colder than the rest of Anchorage.
Please keep in mind the Campbell Creek Science Center is home to many types of wildlife, including moose and bears. Always pay attention for wild animals, give them lots of space, and practice “bear aware” techniques (e.g., travel in groups, make noise, etc.).
When arriving at the Science Center, please park in the main parking lot and follow the signs toward the main entrance.
At CCSC, we follow COVID-19 safety protocols for Federal Facilities. Students who feel unwell or exhibit symptoms associated with COVID-19 should not attend the field trip. If community spread level is low/medium, individuals are not required to wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. If community spread level is high, individuals are required to wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. CCSC staff will be in contact with information regarding masking requirements prior to your field trip.