examples of enrichment programs & field trips

here is a sampling of the typical field trip and enrichment programs at the butler during the school year:
  • field trip to carlson orchards
  • field trip to habitat, mass audubon education center and wildlife sanctuary
1st grade
  • meteorologist visit (in-school program)
  • field trip to discovery museum
  • bugology (in-school program)
  • field trip to the butterfly place
2nd grade
  • sled dog visit with john kenney (in-school program)
  • jambo africa presentation (in-school program)
  • field trip to broadmoor, mass audubon wildlife sanctuary
3rd grade
  • field trips to mit for lego car rally workshops 
  • new england aquarium traveling program, tidepool adaptations (in-school)
  • field trip to the freedom trail (paul revere house; old south meeting house)
  • wampanoag visit: people of the east, plimoth plantation (in-school program) 
  • weather: wind, water & temperature, mos (in-school program)
4th grade
  • field trip to tsongas industrial history center
  • field trips to the harvard museum of natural history 
  • museum of science traveling program: motion, forces, & energy (in-school)

the butler pta funds teachers’ instructional expenses, textbooks, and library books as well as principal's curriculum priorities including chrome books.