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Field Trips

University of Wisconsin–Madison Campus and Visitor Relations offers tours and visits to every corner of campus. In addition to showcasing the University, these activities enrich precollege students’ experience of the campus. Many departments also offer specific workshops and tours. You can even design a custom tour that fits your group’s educational goals. To plan your field trip to the UW–Madison campus, read about specific field trip programs below. For additional information about group field trips to UW-Madison, visit Campus and Visitor Relations.

Field Trip Options

  • Sports

Grade School Students (Grades K-5), Middle School Students (Grades 6-8), High School Students (Grades 9-12)

The University of Wisconsin offers an array of Boys Basketball Camps: Father/Son Camp, Resident/Commuter Camp, Advanced Camp, Team Camp and the Badger Basketball Experience Day Camp.  Headquartered at The Kohl Center, these camps are focused on providing a first-class learning experience using dedicated and enthusiastic staff.  Current Badger coaches will lead the instruction at each camp, with support from current and former members of the Badger Men’s Basketball team as well as visiting coaches and clinicians.

  • Languages & Culture

Middle School Students (Grades 6-8), High School Students (Grades 9-12)

Experience Languages! offers Wisconsin middle and high school students the opportunity to experience world languages classes at the college level and learn about related learning opportunities such as study abroad, international internships, and residential language communities. Groups of up to 30 students come to the UW–Madison campus to experience at least two different world languages from among those offered at UW–Madison. Students may participate in demonstration lessons taught exclusively for the group or may observe or participate in a current UW–Madison language class.

  • STEM

Grade School Students (Grades K-5), Middle School Students (Grades 6-8), High School Students (Grades 9-12)

The Town Center at the Discovery Building is an exceptional destination for scientific exploration. Several field trip workshops are offered for students in elementary, middle, and high school.

  • Languages & Culture

High School Students (Grades 9-12)

High school students and teachers come to campus for a day of language lessons, presentations, and more.