top of page
Field trip group climbing up the Courage Climber

FIELD trips

Field Trips at the Cayton

Turn your school day into a one-of-a-kind experience! At the Cayton Children’s Museum, we believe that learning should be an extraordinary adventure, where children connect with the arts, the world, and, most importantly, each other.


Our field trips, available for students from infancy through 3rd grade, extend classroom learning, equipping students with the foundational tools for success while aligning with California Common Core standards, Visual and Performance Art standards, and California Preschool Foundation standards.

Educators can tailor the experience to their classrooms, choosing from a wide range of engaging lessons that cater to the needs, interests, sizes, ages, and focus of their students.


For Specific Program Options, please select the age group of the students you teach from the options below:


All school groups require a ratio of 1 adult to 5 students (1:3 ratio for infant and toddler ages)

Supported by scientific research, our tailored programs provide the transformational and lifelong benefits of abundant, creative, and purposeful play specifically addressing children's cognitive, emotional, and social development.

Participating Students

  • Age Range: Infant to 3rd-grade students

  • Group Size: Minimum of 10 students, Maximum of 40 students

  • 1 adult to 5 children ratio (Maximum of 20 students and 1:3 ratio for infant and toddler ages)


In-person field trips are available during the school year from September to June, on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.


Field Trips are only available from 10AM - 12PM

The Experience

In-Person Field Trips Include:

  • 40-minute lesson featuring story time and a related process-based activity facilitated by a dedicated member of our museum team 

  • 80 minutes of full museum playtime, including our art studio   

  • Chaperones (up to 12 adults) can attend at no cost


In-Person Field Trips:
Title 1 Schools OR Programs Attending to Under-Served Communities

  • NO Cost for Title 1 schools

  • Up to $400 travel stipend for qualifying transportation needs (while funds remain available)

Non-Title 1 Schools

Contact us for bookings and questions at or call 424.416.2448.

  • $10 per student

  • Chaperones (up to 12 adults) can attend at no cost

A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking to secure a reservation.


Fine Print

Actual field trip schedules may vary depending on the arrival of groups. Los Angeles traffic is unpredictable! Please allow ample time for your drive to the museum. If you are late, we CANNOT extend your field trip time, and museum playtime may be shortened.

  • Memberships, discounts and promotions do not apply to Field Trips

  • NO REFUNDS will be granted for groups that cancel within two weeks of the scheduled visit

  • NO REFUNDS will be granted for any child or adult chaperone that has prepaid, but does not attend on the day of visit

  • Any excess funds that cannot be refunded will be considered a museum donation


Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the FAQ page HERE

bottom of page