Field Trips/Group Visits


SPARK! wants to host your next group!

We inspire attendees to think like an inventor by showing them how to apply core science concepts through hands-on, wildly creative activities.  All visits are located on our premises, and are split evenly between instructor-led activity and free, unstructured play.

TEKS aligned activities

  • Fees range from $9-$12 per student, per 2.5-hour session, depending on which wildly creative activity is chosen.

Amenities

  • Concessions
  • Gift Shop
  • Bus Parking in South Side on Lamar Retail Parking Lot
  • Lunchroom
    Subject to $50 cleaning fee
    Add 30 minutes to your visit if eating here.
    Bring your lunches or have them delivered here.

Session Times

  • Reservations are available Monday–Friday at the times below (limited weekend hours are also available):
  • Morning Session:  9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Afternoon Session:  1-3:30 p.m.

Requirements

  • Minimum Group Size:  24 students
  • Maximum Group Size:  130 students
  • Grades:  2nd – 12th
  • The required ratio of adults to students is 1:10.  Additional adults may attend at a rate of $5 per adult.  Effective June 1, 2019:  Rate for additional adults increases to $10 per adult.

Booking/Payment Terms

  • Business checks, credit cards are accepted, as are purchase orders and vouchers. If using a voucher, please provide number at time of booking.
  • Deposit or payment in full is due at time of booking if reservation is made less than 21 days from visit.
  • Payment (deposit, payment in full, purchase order #, or voucher) is due within 21 days of booking a group visit.  Payment in addition to a signed agreement will hold the reservation.
  • Balance, if any, is due no later than visit date.

Changes to Reservation Date or Attendance

  • If you need to reschedule your visit, you must contact the programs department at least two (2) weeks before your scheduled visit date in order for your payment to be applied to a new visit date.
  • Rescheduling is based on availability.
  • Any changes with the number of students must be made no less than seven (7) business days prior to visit.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • In the event that you are unable to attend a program for which you have registered, and your request is received by SPARK! with more than 30-days notice, you will receive a 25% refund of amount already paid.
  • If SPARK! is closed due to circumstances beyond our control (e.g. inclement weather, utility outage, or any other issue that may prohibit our ability to deliver a true SPARK! experience) all programs will automatically be canceled and 100% refund will be issued.
  • If SPARK! is open, but your group chooses not to come, no refund will be issued.
  • NOTE:  If the Dallas Independent School District closes for inclement weather, so does SPARK!  If you have questions as to whether or not SPARK! is open during inclement weather, you can check www.DallasISD.org, www.SparkDallas.org, (972) 925-3700 or (214) 421-7727.

For a safe and happy visit, see our Visitor Guidelines.

Book now to experience creative immersion that will ignite creativity.

NOTE:  Our mornings are booked for the month of May but we have availability in the afternoons.  Mornings and afternoons are being booked for the summer months and the 2019-2020 school year.  See you soon!