Discovery Makes Learning Fun!
Take a trip back in time to Wisconsin’s Oldest Classroom! For over 70 years Cave of the Mounds has been providing fun and educational field trips. Come for a one hour Cave Tour, or combine several of our activities and fill the whole day with fun, hands-on learning! We offer a wide variety of interactive Educational Programs all year 'round. Spend some quality time with Mother Nature – book your trip today.
Pre-Visit Field Trip Guide for Groups
Click here for our current Group Program Brochure with information about special group rates & educational programs!
Extend your field trip experience - try an activity or experiment in your classroom before or after your visit. Worksheets are attached if applicable. Don't forget our great Hnadout Helpers, too!Cave Science Classroom Activities
Rock & Mineral Classroom Activities
Fossil Classroom Activities
Are you looking for ways to prepare your students for the concepts they will hear about on your planned visit to the Cave? Here are some handouts to help you set the stage for your students experience!Handouts on Cave Science
Handouts on Rocks & Minerals
Handouts on Fossils
Download great lesson plans to use as you plan your next field trip to Cave of the Mounds! Plans are geared to each Educational Program area and include a Learning Extension idea to try back in the classroom. Age appropriate worksheets and activites are also available, and will be added periodically.