4th, 5th, 6th & 7th Grade Social Studies and Science - Austin, TX

Take your students to Austin and Georgetown with "Arlie the Armadillo" to experience what they’re learning in social studies and science! During their visit to the Bullock Texas State History Museum they'll travel through our state's unique history with a focus on the Texas Revolution and famous Texans that helped shape the story of our great state. Then it’s off to your choice of Inner Space Cavern in Georgetown OR Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio to actively experience food webs, life cycles, and the physical properties of the Earth's crust including minerals, rocks and soils. The best part is, we handle the details so you don’t have to. Charter bus? Check. Reservations? Check. Fun, meaningful, TEKS-based curriculum for the entire day? Check. Come along on “Texas Rocks!” for a day your students won’t soon forget!

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Bob Bullock Field Trip

"Everything was organized and down to a science. Well-paced and the kids loved it! It was extremely engaging and beneficial to the kids."

- Teacher, Denton ISD

Texas Rocks! Program Includes:

  • Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Inner Space Cavern Tour OR Natural Bridge Caverns Tour
  • Hands-on activities: Mineral Dig, Water Cycle, Web of Life
  • TEKS-based activities, and pre- and post-program curriculum
  • Pre-program training for participating adults
  • Education in Action team member to coordinate all details
  • One-on-one planning meeting with Coordinating Teacher
  • Charter bus transportation
  • T-shirt, group picture, Arlie the Armadillo plushy, and other souvenirs for each participant
  • Curriculum incentives
  • Lunch and dinner
  • One teacher per class/20 students and one administrator travel FREE

Dallas/Fort Worth area schools depart at 6:30am and return at 7:30pm.

  • Inner Space Cavern option
  • $135*/student & chaperone


    • Natural Bridge Caverns option
    • $Coming Soon*/student & chaperone

*One teacher per class/20 students and one administrator travel FREE

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"We had a great time at every stop. You were wonderful to work with from the beginning. Thank you!!!"

-Teacher, Cleburne ISD

"Very well-managed and coordinated. The activities for the kids were excellent. Well done."

-Parent, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD

"It was amazing to learn Texas history in a fun environment."

-Parent, Garland ISD