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4th Grade Social Studies - Abilene, TX

Take your 4th graders to Abilene with "Billy the Bison" to experience life on the “Wild Frontier”! At Frontier Texas! your students will relive buffalo stampedes, a wolf attack, and more while learning about the many different groups of people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Then it’s on to the Taylor County History Center for a tour of the Buffalo Gap Historic Village to see what daily life was like in the Old West. 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. Join us on “Adventures of the Wild Frontier” for a day your students won’t soon forget!

Guided Tour
Taylor County History Center
Frontier Texas
Buffalo Gap Historic Village
Old West Schoolhouse

"Really allowed me as a teacher to be part of the program without having to be in charge. I had an amazing time and so did my students. Thank you!"

- Teacher, Whitesboro ISD

$98 per participant. Inclusions:

  • Frontier Texas!
  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village at the Taylor County History Center
  • TEKS-based activities, and pre- and post-program curriculum
  • Pre-program training for participating adults
  • Education in Action Program Director travels with your group to coordinate all details
  • Education in Action Facilitator on each bus to lead student activities during travels
  • Charter bus transportation
  • T-shirt, group pictures, Billy the Bison plushy, and other souvenirs for each participant
  • Curriculum incentives
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Coordinating educator's and Administrator's participation fee

Minimum number of participants is 45.

Dallas/Fort Worth area schools depart at 6:30 am and return at 8:30pm

Cost is $98 per participant, teacher, and chaperone.

"This was such an educational and fully engaged field trip. Each scholar broadened their knowledge of TEKS so much!! I would do this a million more times."

- Teacher, Charter School

“I would not only recommend but would do it again. This was overall the best trip we have ever had! As PTA president, I will be recommending to all the grade levels. Very educational and fun, the kids have knowledge they are taking back with them not just a fun place they went to. Very, very impressed!”

– Parent Chaperone, Charter School

“Super well-organized, kept kids engaged, and staff was friendly and knowledgeable! Highly recommend."

-Parent, Midlothian ISD