Itineraries for Learning Trips (PDFs)

Local Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Winter

Advanced Medical Transport, Monday, January 13, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport, Thursday, February 6, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Heartland Festival Orchestra, Saturday, January 11, 5:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Historic Metamora, Friday, February 21, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Homeway Homes Factory and Model Homes, Wednesday, February 12, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

IPMR, Thursday, January 30, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center, Tuesday, February 4, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Komatsu, Monday, February 3, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Maui Jim, Thursday, February 20, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Menold Construction and Restoration, Tuesday, February 18, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pat Sullivan’s Le Vieux Carre, Tuesday, Feburary 25, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Peoria County Coroner’s Office, Thursday, February 27, 11:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. 

Powerton Generating Station, Tuesday, January 21, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Toraason Glass, Monday, January 20, 11:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. 

UICOMP, Friday, January 31, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WEEK-TV 25 Studios, Wednesday, January 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For Spring

Behr Recycling, Wednesday, March 26, 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Caterpillar Global Research and Development Headquarters, Tuesday, April 8, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Courtyard Estates, Tuesday, March 25, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Dozer Park with Rocky Vonachen, Monday, April 7, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Greater Peoria Sanitary District, Tuesday, April 29, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Homeway Homes, Tuesday, March 4, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Illinois American Water Company, Thursday, April 10, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

J.K. Williams Distilling, Monday, March 10, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Kickapoo Creek Winery, Friday, May 2, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Thursday, May 15, 10:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. 

Midwest Fiber and Henson Disposal, Thursday, May 1,  8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Midwest Food Bank, Thursday, April 24, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Monument Tour with Jim Ludwig, Tuesday, April 15, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Monument Tour with Jim Ludwig, Tuesday, April 22, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Morton Buildings, Thursday, March 6, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Parsec Enterprises, Monday, March 3, 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Pat Sullivan’s Downtown, Monday, May 12, 11:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pekin Federal Correctional Institution, Monday, March 31, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Peoria Area Churches, Tuesday, May 20, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Peoria Civic Center, Friday, March 7, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Peoria County Coroner’s Office, Thursday, May 8, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Peoria County Jail with Sheriff Mike McCoy, Friday, March 14. 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Peoria Fire Academy, Monday, April 21, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Peoria Journal Star, Friday, May 9, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, Thursday, April 3, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, Tuesday, March 11, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Peoria Zoo, Monday, April 14, 9:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Rocky Glen Hike, Thursday, May 22, 8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Blue Man Group, Thursday, April 10, 5:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Toraason Glass, Monday, March 24, 11:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. 

USDA National Center for Agriculture Utilization Research, Thursday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wheels o’ Time, Tuesday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Wildlife Prairie Park Butterfly Garden, Tuesday, May 27, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Regional Trips (In Alphabetical Order)

For Winter

Winter Waterfall Hike & Eagle Watching, Thursday, January 16, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For Spring

Amana Colonies, Tuesday, May 13, 6:45 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Archeological Adventure with Michael Wiant, Friday, May 30, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes at the Field Museum with Randy Saxon, Monday, May 5, 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Bloomington’s Hidden Gems, Friday, April 18, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.