Field Trip New Jersey Grants

The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation are announcing their pilot program, Field Trip New Jersey, has awarded more than $45,000 in grants to schools supporting educational field trips. A full listing of all grants awarded in the Spring 2016 pilot are below.

Atlantic County

  • Chelsea Heights Elementary School, Atlantic City: $658 for a field trip to the Educational Extravaganza at Morey's Piers in Wildwood (Science & Nature)  
  • New York Avenue School, Atlantic City: $700 for a Grade 3 field trip to Cold Springs Village in Cape May (History, Science & Nature)
  • Egg Harbor City Public Schools, Egg Harbor City: $600 for a Grades 3 and 8 field trip to the Cape May County Park and Zoo’s Buddies program (Science & Nature)         
  • Davenport Primary & Elementary School Complex, Egg Harbor Township: $400 for a PreK field trip to Cape May County Zoo in Cape May Court House (Science & Nature)
  • Jordan Road School, Somers: $500 for a Grade 8 field trip to the Coast Guard Station in Cape May (History, Science & Nature)           
  • Dawes Avenue School, Somers Point: $490 for a Grade 2 field trip to Estell Manor Park in Mays Landing (Science & Nature)               
  • New York Avenue School, Somers Point: $490 for a PreK field trip to the Cape May County Zoo in Cape May in Cape May Courthouse (Science & Nature)      
  • Ventnor Board of Education, Ventnor: $700 for a Grade 2 field trip to the historic Cold Spring Village in Cape May (History)             

Bergen County

  • Garfield High School, Garfield: $650 for a Grades 9-12 field trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City (Science & Nature)           
  • James Madison School #10, Garfield: $400 for a Grade 3 field trip to the Bueller Science Center in Paramus (Science & Nature)           

Camden County

  • Camden Community Charter School, Camden: $700 for a field trip to Liberty Science Center in Jersey City (Science & Nature)               
  • Center for Family Services, Camden: $500 for a Pre-K field trip to the Philadelphia Art Museum’s Preschool Program: Museum Looks and Picture Books (Arts & Culture)                                      
  • LEAP Academy University, Camden (Camden): $375 for a field trip to the Youth Tolerance Museum in Camden to learn about Tolerance, Diversity and Bullying Prevention
  • Lindenwold Middle School, Lindenwold: $700 for a Grade 7 field trip to Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center to learn about glassblowing (Arts & Culture)       

Cumberland County

  • Bridgeton Public Charter School, Bridgeton: $700 for a Kindergarten field trip the Cape May County Zoo in Cape May Court House (Science & Nature)                              
  • Holly Heights School, Millville: $480 for a Grade 5 field trip to the Riverfront Renaissance Center in Millville (Arts & Culture)                                              
  • Lakeside Middle School, Millville: $700 for a Grades 6-7 college visit at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. (Arts & Culture, College)
  • RD Wood School, Millville: $600 for a Grades 4-5 field trip to Tall Pines Day Camp in Williamstown (Science & Nature)               
  • RD Wood School, Millville: $100 for a Grades 4-5 field trip to Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center in Millville (Arts & Culture, History)                              
  • Silver Run Elementary School, Millville: $700 for a field trip to the Philadelphia Zoo (Science & Nature)    

Essex County

  • Berkeley Terrace Elementary School, Irvington: $630 for a Grade 4 field trip to the The Education Program at the NJ Sea Grant Consortium (Science & Nature)                                                           
  • Madison Avenue School, Irvington: $615 for a field trip to Medieval Times (History)                        
  • Barringer High STEAM Academy, Newark: $475 for a field trip to the SLAM Poetry Contest at William Paterson University in Wayne (Arts & Culture, College)
  • BRICK Avon Academy, Newark: $600 for a college visit to Rutgers University in New Brunswick (College)
  • BRICK Peshine Academy, Newark: $600 for a college visit to Rutgers University in New Brunswick (College)
  • Central High School, Newark: $700 for a Grades 10-12 field trip to PSE&G’s Energy and Environmental Resourse Center in Salem (Science & Nature)        
  • Girls Academy of Newark, Newark: $700 for a Grades 7-9 field trip to attend an Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Workshop and see Wicked in New York City (Arts & Culture)                                            
  • Hawkins Street School, Newark: $300 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to GlassRoots in Newark (Arts & Culture)               
  • Ivy Hill Elementary School, Newark: $425 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (Arts & Culture)                                      
  • Luis Munoz Marin, Newark: $700 for a field trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden (Science & Nature)         
  • New Jersey Communities Forward, Newark: $700 for a field trip to Washington DC to visit with U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman’s and tour Howard University (College)
  • Oliver Street School, Newark: $700 for a Grade 8 field trip to Club Getaway in Kent, Conn. for a team building and nature education (Science & Nature)             
  • Quitman Street Community School, Newark: $700 for a Grades K-3 field trip to Paper Mill Play House in Millburn to see an Autism-friendly production of Curious George
  • University Heights Charter School, Newark: $400 for a Grade 2 field trip to Princeton University for a college tour (College)
  • Vailsburg Center at Ivy Hill, Newark: $350 for a PreK field trip to New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for an instrumental concert (Arts & Culture)                                              
  • Heywood Avenue School, Orange: $700 for a Grade 1 field trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City (Science & Nature)           
  • Oakwood Avenue Community School, Orange: $700 for a Grades 4-5 field trip to the State Museum in Trenton (History)                             
  • Orange Preparatory Academy, Orange: $637 for a Grades 8-9 field trip to the Liberty Science Center to explore the Energy Quest and Skyscraper exhibits, and see an IMAX of Robots (Science & Nature)  
  • Orange Public Schools, Orange: $607 for a Grades 5-7 field trip to the High Notes Festival at Great Adventure in Jackson (Arts & Culture)                                              

Gloucester County

  • Evergreen Avenue Elementary School, Woodbury City: $700 for a Grade 5 field trip to the Philadelphia Zoo (Science & Nature)           
  • Walnut Street Elementary School, Woodbury City: $225 for a Grade 4 field trip to Rowan University and Planetarium in Glassboro (Science & Nature, College)
  • Woodbury Junior High School, Woodbury City: $700 for a field trip to visit Howard University for a college tour and to take a historical sites tour in Washington, DC (History, College)

Hudson County

  • Dr. Lena Edwards Charter School, Jersey City: $700 for a Grade 8 field trip to Washington DC  to explore the Smithsonian and Holocaust Museums (Science & Nature, History)                                           
  • Joseph Brensinger PS #17, Jersey City: $700 for a Grade 4 field trip to Ellis Island (History)             
  • Kenmare High School, Jersey City: $527 for a field trip to see Hairspray at New Jersey City University  (Arts & Culture)              

 Mercer County

  • Greenwood School, Hamilton: $268 for a Kindergarten field trip to the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill (Science & Nature)  
  • Pace Charter School, Hamilton: $303 for a Grade 4 field trip to experience an Underground Railroad Walking Tour (History)             
  • Grant Elementary School, Trenton: $700 for a Grades 3-5 field trip to New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark to perform with El Sistema (Arts & Culture)

 Monmouth County

  • MLK Middle School, Asbury Park: $700 for a Grades 6,7,8 field trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City's Life Skills Exploration exhibit (Science & Nature)
  • Bradley Elementary, Asbury Park: $432 for a field trip to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (Science & Nature)
  • Hope Academy Charter School, Asbury Park: $420 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton Township (Arts & Culture)
  • Mercy Center - Sisters Academy of NJ, Asbury Park: $450 for a Grades 5 and 7 field trip to Camp Sacajawea in Farmingdale (History, Science & Nature)                              
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, Asbury Park: $700 for a Grade 5 field trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City (History, Science & Nature)
  • Early Childhood Center, Neptune: $231 for a PreK field trip to Monmouth University’s Pollack Theater in West Long Brance to see a production of Curious George (Arts & Culture)  
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Red Bank: $472 for a Grades 1-3 field trip to                 Monmouth University’s Pollack Theater, Live Children's Theater and Seven Presidents' Park (Arts & Culture, History)

 Middlesex County

  • Carteret School District (Wellspring Center for Prevention), Carteret: $400 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to Clean Ocean Action's Student Summit at Gateway National Recreation Area (Science & Nature)          

 Ocean County

  • Academy Charter High School, Toms River: $550 for a Grades 10-12 field trip to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to explore the Science of Pixar and Lost Egypt exhibit (History, Science & Nature)

 Passaic County

  • Clifton Public Schools #15, Clifton: $316 for a Grade 5 field trip to Veteran’s Memorial Park in Parsippany to learn about native lands (History, Science & Nature)              
  • Clifton Public Schools #17, Clifton: $700 for a field trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City (Science & Nature)               
  • Haledon Public School, Haledon: $700 for a Grades 5-8 field trip to the Music in the Parks Festival (Arts & Culture)               
  • Etta Gero School 9, Passaic: $462 for a Grades 4-6 field trip to Ramapo College in Mahwah for a campus tour and to take part in STEM activities (Science & Nature, College)
  • Lincoln Middle School, Passaic: $232 for a Grades 7-8 field trip to William Paterson University in Wayne for a college tour (College)
  • Martin Luther King Jr #6, Passaic: $464 for a Grades 4-6 field trip to Ramapo College in Mahwah for a campus tour and to take part in STEM activities (Science & Nature, College)
  • William Cruise School 11, Passaic: $464 for a trip to Ramapo College in Mahwah for a campus tour and to take part in STEM activities (Science & Nature, College)
  • Don Bosco Tech. Academy, Paterson: $700 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to the Bronx Zoo (Science & Nature)
  • New Roberto Clemente School, Paterson: $312 for a Grade 6 field trip to the New Jersey State Botanical Gardens in Ringwood (Science & Nature)   
  • Paterson Charter School of Science & Technology, Paterson: $454 for a field trip to William Paterson University in Wayne for a special needs class to attend the Dare to Dream program (College)
  • Paterson Family Center, Paterson: $600 for a PreK field trip to William Paterson University in Wayne for STEAM For Preschool and Gardening for Food & Butterflies programs (Science & Nature)   
  • Paterson PS 2, Paterson: $275 for a Grade 7 field trip to New Jersey State Bar Foundation at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick (History)                         
  • Paterson PS 5, Paterson: $700 for a trip to Montclair State University in Montclair for a college tour (College)
  • Paterson PS 6, Paterson: $700 for field trips for a Grades K-3 field trip to William Paterson University in Wayne for an autism-friendly production of Seussical for K-3; Grades 6-8 field trip to the Liberty Science Center Community Nights with mentors program; and for Grades 6-8 to Seton Hall University in South Orange for a middle school girls conference (Arts & Culture)                                       
  • Paterson School of Information Technology, Paterson: $700 for a field trip to the Apollo Theater and to explore Afro-American burial sites in New York City (Arts & Culture, History)                       

Salem County

  • Salem High School, Salem: $237 for a Grades 9-12 field trip to the Wastewater Treatment Plant in  Warminster, Pa. (Science & Nature)         

Somerset County

  • Bound Brook High School, Bound Brook: $700 for a field trip to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Downtown NYC  (History)
  • Elizabeth Avenue School, Somerset: $700 for Grade 3 for field trip to the Somerset County Environmental Center in Basking Ridge (Science & Nature)

Union County

  • Christopher Columbus #15, Elizabeth (Union): $500 for a Grades 1-2 field trip to Imagine That in Florham Park (Arts & Culture)                                          
  • Frances Smith School #50, Elizabeth: $700 for a PreK field trip to Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers, University to attend a Storytelling festival (Arts & Culture)     
  • Robert Morris School #18, Elizabeth: $257 for a Grades 6-8 field trip to the CF Martin Guitar Company in Nazareth,  Pa. (Arts & Culture, Science & Nature)
  • Robert Morris School #18, Elizabeth: $250 for a Kindergarten field trip to the Turtleback Zoo in South Orange (Science & Nature)
  • Barack Obama Green Charter High School, Plainfield: $700 for a Grades 9-12 field trip to Kean University (Science & Nature, College)
  • The Queen City Academy Charter School, Plainfield: $700 for a Grades 5-8 field trip New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for an Out of Bounds program (Arts & Culture)
  • Franklin Elementary School, Rahway: $700 for a Grade 6 field trip for a harbor cruise on the Spirit of New Jersey Cruises in Chelsea Piers in New York City (Science & Nature)      
  • Rahway High School, Rahway: $460 for a field trip to New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for a performance by the New Jersey Symphony (Arts & Culture)