Itineraries for Learning Trips (PDFs)

Local Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Fall

American Red Cross, Monday, Oct. 12, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Caterpillar Research and Development Headquarters, Thursday, October 22, 8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CountyLine Tool, Friday, November 20, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Excel Foundry and Machine, Wednesday, September 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fifth Annual OLLI Spelling Bee, Monday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Childer’s Banquet Hall, Peoria

FOLEPI Floatmaking, Monday, November 16, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hot Iron Blacksmith, Tuesday, October 27, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

IDOT, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

J.K. Williams Distilling, Tuesday, November 10, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Kickapoo Creek Winery, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Kress Corporation, Thursday, October 15, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Louisville Slugger, Tuesday, November 3, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Tuesday, September 15,  10:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Midwest Food Bank, Tuesday, November 17, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Midwest Technical Institute, Thursday, September 3, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Monument Tour with Jim Ludwig, Wednesday, September 30, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pekin Community High School’s Career & Technical Education Department, Friday, September 25, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria Central High School, Thursday, October 29, 2:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Peoria County Coroner, Thursday, November 12, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria County Courthouse, Monday, November 9, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria County Jail with Sheriff Mike McCoy, Thursday, October 8, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria Disposal Company and Peoria County Landfill, Monday, Sept. 21, 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, Friday, November 13, 11:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Peoria State Hospital Cemetery Walking Tour, Tuesday, September 1, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Prairie Center of the Arts, Tuesday, October 20,  11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Running Central, Thursday, November 5, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sculpture Walk, Monday, September 28, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

South Side Mission, Wednesday, September 2, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Studios on Sheridan, Friday, October 2, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Toraason Glass, Monday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

For Summer

182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, Wednesday, July 15, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Driving or Shuttle

Alexander’s Steakhouse, Tuesday, June 2, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alliance Wheel, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Artwork at The Hive, Wednesday, July 22, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Central Illinois Alpacas, Monday, June 15, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Hospital of Illinois, Thursday, July 16, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dozer Park with Rocky Vonachen, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Emiquon Experience, Thursday, Aug. 6, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Farmdale Reservoir, Monday, Aug. 31, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Garden and Architecture Walk with Dan Callahan, Friday, Aug. 14, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Good’s Furniture, Monday, Aug. 3, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Greater Peoria Sanitary District, Monday, June 8, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Linden Hill Farms, Friday, June 12, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lonza, Tuesday, July 28, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Monument Tour with Jim Ludwig, Tuesday, June 16, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Parsec Enterprises, Monday, Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Peoria Civic Center, Monday, Aug. 10, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Peoria County Coroner’s Office, Thursday, Aug. 20, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center, Monday, July 20, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

South Side Bank, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Summer Social Aboard the Spirit of Peoria, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 12:15 – 4:00 p.m.

USDA National Center for Agriculture Utilization Research, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WTVP, Tuesday, June 30, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Regional Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Fall

Art Institute of Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Baseball and Beer: An Historical Perspective, Tuesday, September 29, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Michael Wiant’s Cahokia, Friday, September 11, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

University of Illinois: Behind the Scenes, Thursday, Sept. 24, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

For Summer

D-Day at the Putnam, Thursday, June 11, 9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Festival 56 and Princeton, Tuesday, July 8, 8:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.  Revised!

Fossil Dig with Ed Stermer, Thursday, July 23 , 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Revised!

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Thursday, July 30, 4:00 – 11:45 p.m.