The Poetry Center’s special collections library is a great place for an interactive, educational, and fun field trip that can that encourage a lifelong love of writing and literature. We offer creative, hands-on field trip curricula for groups of K-12 students, university students, and community members. Our staff can create a customized field trip that fits the needs, abilities, and study topics of your group. We can accomodate groups of up to 40 individuals.
When requesting a field trip, you must provide at least four weeks’ notice, and we require 24 hours notice for cancellations.
K-12 Field Trips
Our K-12 field trip curricula are designed to enrich the work you're already doing in your classroom and meet ELA Common Core Arizona State Standards. K-12 field trips are available on Fridays from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
When requesting a field trip, and we require 24 hours notice for cancellations.
To request a field trip:
- Download this form
- Fill it out completely
- Fax it to (520) 621-5566 or email it to Sasha Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Preparing students for a visit to the Poetry Center is important. This tip sheet will help you and your students get the most out of the experience.
For questions about K-12 field trips, contact Educational Programs Coordinator Renee Angle at email@example.com.
University Field Trips
Our university field trip curricula are designed to work across a variety of courses and disciplines. Field trips and tours for University classes are available Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To schedule a university field trip, contact Library Specialist Sarah Kortemeier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Group Building Tours
If you would like to bring your community group to the Poetry Center for a building tour or field trip, contact Executive Director Tyler Meier at email@example.com to schedule an appointment. Drop-in building tours are also available on Fridays from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.