Growing & Nutrition Field Trip Registration
Thank you for your interest in the Downtown Market for your field trip! The Downtown Market Education Foundation (DMEF) looks forward to hosting your group. This document provides information about our policies and field trip requirements. Please review it and complete the registration portion. Upon receipt of your completed registration, DMEF staff will contact you to discuss available dates. See contact information above.
GROUP SIZE: We can accommodate student groups up to 24 students. Minimum one chaperone is required per eight students.
COST: $10 per student and chaperone.*
*All participant fees are waived for qualifying school systems with 70% or higher Free or Reduced Lunch (FRL) student population.
DEPOSIT: Your field trip is not reserved until the date is confirmed with the Downtown Market and your deposit has been received. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your date.
• Liability - We will provide the group contact with liability waivers that participants (or their parent/guardian) must sign and return prior to the start of the field trip.
• Final headcount and payment balance is due 14 days prior to your field trip.
• Be sure to inform us of any allergies or special considerations at least two weeks prior to your field trip.
DROP OFF/PICK UP LOCATION: 109 Logan SW – This is at the south end of the Downtown Market. Groups will unload here, travel to the second floor, and proceed to the Greenhouse on the north end of the building.
Bus parking: Please inform your bus driver that, unfortunately, there is no bus parking available on site. Please make arrangements for your busses to park elsewhere and return for pickup at 109 Logan SW at the appropriate time for your group.
Car Parking: If you will be transporting students in personal cars, there is a paid Ellis parking lot on-site. The Downtown Market cannot cover parking costs. Parking charges: $2 per hour, please plan a minimum $4 charge. This can be paid by cash or charge. Receipts can be issued by the automated gate.
CANCELLATION: Schools must notify the Downtown Market in writing or by email if it becomes necessary to cancel the field trip. The 50% deposit required to reserve the field trip date will be forfeited. If the cancellation occurs within fourteen (14) days of the field trip, the deposit is not refundable. The Downtown Market reserves the right to cancel or deny any group if it is deemed that persons or property might be endangered.
CONDUCT: Field trip participants must conduct themselves in an orderly manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Downtown Market rules. The group assumes full responsibility for the conduct of all persons in attendance and for any damages, loss, or liability therein. Conduct deemed disorderly at the sole discretion of the Downtown Market shall be grounds for immediate expulsion from the premises and conclusion of the field trip. In the event of expulsion, no portion of the fee will be returned.
LOST ITEMS: The Downtown Market is not responsible for any items lost or stolen during your field trip. If items are lost, please contact the Administration office to check if items were turned in.
Field trips are 90 minutes in length and are available Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Please list your first, second, and third choices for date and time. Upon receipt of your registration, we will confirm your trip date and time.
School Primary Contact Name:
School Primary Contact Email:
School Primary Contact Cell Phone Number:
School Mailing Address:
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State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Estimated Count of Students (up to 24):
Estimated Count of Chaperones (one per each eight students):
Does your school system have 70% or higher free or reduced lunch (FRL) student population? (Fee is waived for schools with 70% or higher FRL.)
Trip fees are $10 per person, including chaperones. Once a date is confirmed, a 50% non-refundable deposit will be required. Deposit amount due:
Estimated Balance Due at Time of Trip:
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