The children in your group should never be left unattended.
Use indoor voices and walk at all times. Cameras are not to be used in the exhibits and theaters. Backpacks, lunches, earphones, and cell phones are not allowed in the museum.
Please report inappropriate behavior to one of the fourth grade teachers. Food, drinks, and chewing gum are not permitted in the exhibits and theaters. Contact a museum staff member and one of the fourth grade teachers in the event of an emergency.
Students will be given an assignment booklet to complete. The booklet is a guide to help everyone focus on the 4 th grade learning objectives. A chaperone may purchase snacks or souvenirs for his or her own child; however they should not make purchases for other students in the group.
Directions: From I-35 South Take I-35 North to Austin. Take Exit 235A (15th / MLK Blvd. / State Capitol). Turn left on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and go west. Turn left on N. Congress Avenue. Turn right onto 18th Street. The Museum's underground parking garage entrance will be on your right. Parking: The Parking Garage entrance is located on the south side of the Museum on 18th Street, just off North Congress Avenue. There is a prepay charge of $8.00 per private vehicle at the Museums parking garage entrance.
Pack a sack lunch in a disposable container. Chaperones riding the bus will pre- order their dinner from Thunder Cloud Subs. Chaperones not riding the bus may choose when and where they plan to stop for dinner on the return trip to Grapevine, but should arrive within 15 minutes of the buses arrival.
Students will receive a breakfast snack and drink during the bus ride to Austin. Students will bring a sack lunch with disposable containers. The lunch should include his/her drink. Students will receive a drink as they board the bus to return home. Student dinner boxes will be picked up at Thunder Cloud Subs in Round Rock. They will be given another drink with this meal.
Students should remain seated during the trip to and from Austin. A restroom is available for emergencies. School policy regarding electronic devices will be followed throughout the field trip. Students may bring a pillow and or jacket for use on the bus. Students will be able to watch videos on the bus.
If you volunteered to chaperone and are no longer available, please contact your childs teacher as quickly as possible.