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Connecting Elementary Schools
and the Discovery Trail

Program Description

Kids Discover the Trail! provides curriculum- based field trips to the eight sites of the Discovery Trail, and site-specific books to take home, for all Ithaca City School District (ICSD) students in grades Pre-K through 5. This program is funded by gifts from local foundations, businesses, and community members, and is supported by ICSD.

Program Goals

  • Enhance classroom learning through experience-based programs.
  • Provide equal access to Discovery Trail sites.
  • Promote understanding and respect among elementary students from different neighborhoods.
  • Expand community awareness of the resources of the Discovery Trail.