September 30, 2016
WHO:More than 250 elementary school students and teachers from Greater San Antonio schools.
WHAT: First of five fall Morgan’s Wonderland educational field trips in which students learn lessons in science, mathematics and other subjects in various areas of the unique theme park.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-12:30 p. m., Monday, Oct. 3, 2016.
WHERE:Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive (at the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Thousand Oaks Drive a half-mile west of IH 35 in Northeast San Antonio).
WHY: To offer learning opportunities outside the classroom in a colorful outdoor setting.
ETC.: Created in conjunction with the Region 20 Education Service Center, each field-trip activity for students is directly related to the state’s TEKS lesson plans. Region 20 has updated the curriculum, and more learning stations throughout the park have been added. Other educational field trips will be held Oct. 4, 11, 17 and 18.
Morgan’s Wonderland, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, features more than 25 elements and attractions including rides, playgrounds, gardens, an eight-acre catch-and-release fishing lake, 575-seat amphitheater, picnic area and rest areas. For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com.
The non-profit theme park and other endeavors to help the special-needs community – including The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland school for students with special needs and Morgan’s Inspiration Island splash park due for completion next spring – were created through the vision and leadership of The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation.