2017 Field Trips on Spirit of Norfolk

Out of the Classroom & On the Water

In 2017, Spirit of Norfolk is excited to partner with Nauticus and Virginia Air & Space Center to bring your kids one-of-a-kind field trips. Whether it’s Social Studies, Math, Science, History or English, plan a day they won’t forget.

Browse the cruises below, or download the PDF version of our Field Trip flyer.

NASA Virginia Air and Space Center Virginia Stage Company

Kids Discovery Cruises

Board: 10:30am | Cruise: 11:00 - 1:00pm

Mysteries of Flight | Friday | 2/17/17 

Created by Virginia Air & Space Center

  • Learn about how airplanes and rockets fly.
  • Find fun ways to explore gravity, lift, thrust and drag.
  • Interactive demonstrations of the Bernoulli’s principle, Newton’s third law of motion and more!

SOL: Science 6.6B, PS.10, PH.4, PH.5D

Cool Science | Thursday | 3/16/17

Created by Nauticus

  • Experience amazing liquid nitrogen and combustion experiments as you discover the science of temperature and states of matter.

SOL: Science K.1J, K.4, 1.1J, 2.1B, 2.1G, 2.3, 3.1G, 3.1I, 3.1J, 4.1E, 5.1I, 5.4, 6.4A, PS.2

Riskey "Wisky" Weather | Thursday | 4/20/17

Created by Nauticus

  • How cool would it be to forecast the weather on a Battleship? Students will learn how weather can affect ship performance and how sailors prepare for storms at sea. Give your students the chance to explore weather phenomena as well as collect data using forecasting instruments.

SOL: Science 1.1, 1.7, 2.1, 2.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.8, 3.9, 4.1, 4.6, 5.1, 5.7, 6.1, 6.5, 6.6, LS.1, LS.10, PS.1, ES.1, ES.12, BIO.1, CH.1, PH.1, PH.2

Chaperones cruise free!

(1 chaperone per 20 passengers required)

Don’t see a date that works for you? Call us to customize your 2017 Field Trip!

Contact Simone by phone at 866-445-9283 or by email at SBrehon@EntertainmentCruises.com


Extra Credit

Check out these other great SOL-compliant cruise options for your kids.

Sightseeing Lunch Cruise

Available daily, year-round.
Delicious buffet, narrated tour & harbor views.

  • Weekday
    Board: 11:30am | Cruise: Noon - 2:00pm
  • Saturday
    Board: 11:30am | Cruise: Noon - 2:00pm
  • Sunday
    Board: 12:30pm | Cruise: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Narration SOLs: Science 1.8, 2.2, 2.5, 3.2, 3.10, 3.11, 4.5, 4.8, 6.7, ES.7, ES.9
History & Social Science 2.3, 2.7, 2.9, 3.2, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, USI.1, USII.1, CE.11, CE.12
History & Social Science VS.10, VUS.11, VUS.12


Kiddie Sightseeing Lunch Cruise

Available year-round for elementary schools.

  • Board: 10:30am | Cruise: 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • OR Board: 11:30am | Cruise: Noon – 2:00pm

Brown Bag, Big Boat Bonanza Cruise

Pack a lunch and cruise down the Elizabeth River to check out the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet.
Available year-round, some restrictions apply. Times Vary.

Graduation Cruises

Cruise to celebrate the end of your semester, 5th, 6th or 8th grade graduations, honor society inductions and more.

Chaperones cruise free!

(1 chaperone per 20 passengers required)

Our helpful event specialist can provide more information or complete your reservation!

Contact Simone by phone at 866-445-9283 or by email at SBrehon@EntertainmentCruises.com