Field Trips & Tours

Garner Holt Productions has been in the business of integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math since 1977. Schools are making the connection that our business is a perfect match for the programs they are implementing. We are certainly pleased that schools and youth groups are working to educate and inspire the students they serve with the work we do.

We offer customizable in-person field trip options for schools, youth groups and other educational organizations of 20 students or more of all age levels. To request a field trip to Garner Holt Productions, Inc., please complete the in-person field trip request form.

Spanish Immersion In-Person Experience
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3-Hour Field Trip Experience*

Up to 44 guests
**40 students & 4 chaperones

Up to 66 guests
**60 students & 6 chaperones

Up to 88 guests
**80 students & 8 chaperones

Up to 110 guests
**100 students & 10 chaperones

Up to 132 guests
**120 students & 12 chaperones

*Pricing varies depending on custom options chosen. Title 1 schools please call for modified pricing. Additional 30 minute lunch time for an added cost.

**Guests include students and chaperones. A 10:1 student to chaperone ratio is required.

The Experience

Brought to you by the world’s leading manufacturer of theme park animatronics Garner Holt Productions, Inc.

All In-Person Trips Include GHP History Video and GHP Tour

Choose from a variety of hands-on STEAM learning activities. Each activity emulates unique aspects of the animatronic production process and fosters 21st Century Skills.

Educate, engage and inspire your students with a one-of-a-kind STEAM education and career exploration field trip to Garner Holt Productions, Inc! A field trip to GHP celebrates the creative and technical process of producing animatronics from start to finish and highlights a wide range of careers across the creative industries that will inspire and motivate students of all ages.

Activity Kit Choices:
Robotics & Engineering, Electrical Circuit Design, Lifecasting & Moldmaking, Sculpting the Human Head, Figure Finishing

Each Trip Includes:
  • Inspirational Garner Holt Productions history video
  • In depth and behind-the-scenes guided tour of Garner Holt Productions
  • Animatronic Demonstrations
  • One (1) hands-on STEAM based Make and Take activity
AM & PM Time slots available!
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Due to the confidential nature of our work, a signed Non-Disclosure Agreement will be required of all participants 18 years of age or older. A copy of the NDA can be found here.

Complete our online field trip request form and we will provide a quote that meets your needs
Secure your Field Trip Date
Submit a 50% deposit, or pay in full, to reserve your Garner Holt Productions experience.
Receive our Confirmation Letter
We will provide a confirmation letter detailing the specifics and logistics of your trip, tailored to meet your needs.
Let the Fun Begin!
Get excited for your visit! We will see you on the day of your trip!

How do I book my field trip to Garner Holt Productions?

Field trips can be booked by completing our digital field trip request form found on our website. Once we receive your request we will contact you to discuss the preferred field trip dates indicated on your request form. Once field dates has been offered and agreed upon, you can secure this date on the calendar with a 50% deposit. The balance for your field trip will be due 30 days prior to attending.

Is transportation included in the price of the field trip?

Although we are more than happy to advise on transportation considerations ahead of your fieldtrip, transportation itself is not included in the cost of the field trip and is the responsibility of the visiting school or organization to secure.

Do field trips include lunch?

Field trips can absolutely be designed to include a lunchtime for students. Although we do not provide lunches ourselves, field trips that include a lunchtime allow students to eat lunches they bring for themselves or that wish to provide them. Please inquire about scheduling lunch for your students at the time of booking.

Do your facilities and programs support special needs students?

We welcome all students and chaperones on field trips to Garner Holt Productions. At the time of booking you will be able to provide us with any necessary information should any attending students or adults require special accommodations or considerations while on the field trip.

Can parents attend with students?

Parents may absolutely attend field trips to Garner Holt Productions so long as they have been cleared and approved by the visiting school to accompany the group as a chaperone, and that a chaperone admission has been paid in advance.

Can chaperones bring their own children?

Chaperones may absolutely bring their own children on a field trip to Garner Holt Productions so long as they have been cleared and approved by the visiting school to accompany the group, and that a student admission has been paid in advance.

Are field trips offered on weekends or holidays?

Field trips are typically scheduled on Monday-Friday during the regular school year and summer. If you require a weekend or holiday field trip booking please indicate this on your field trip request form and we are happy to discuss options and make accommodations if possible.

What if I have to cancel my field trip with fewer than 30 days prior to the scheduled date?

We completely understand that issues from time to time that may require you to cancel your scheduled field trip. Therefore, cancellations that occur fewer than 30 days prior to the scheduled field trip forfeit only the 50% deposit made to secure the date at the time of booking. All other fees may be refunded or credited for a future trip.

What are my field trip payment options?

We are able to accept a Purchase Order, company check or company credit card for both the deposit and balance for your Garner Holt Productions field trip.

How many different interests, talents and passions are represented in your classroom? Treat your students to an experience at Garner Holt Productions that shows them how to pursue a career of their dreams! At Garner Holt Productions your students will observe engineers, artists, manufacturers and technicians performing jobs in the following career fields…
  • Concept Art and Character Development
  • Programming & Coding
  • 3D Design & Modeling
  • Costuming & Sewing
  • Airbrushing & Painting
  • Animation & Storyboarding
  • Engineering & Building
  • Machining & Welding
  • Sculpting & Plastics
  • Mold Making and Silicone
  • Synthetic hair, teeth, nails and eyes
  • Carpentry and Set Building
  • Pneumatics and Electrical
Specialty Workshops
Animatronics Engineering, Design & Prototyping Challenge
The Engineering, Design & Prototyping Challenge is an engaging, hands-on experience that allows students to step into the roles of animatronic designer, engineer, fabricator and artist to construct one-of-kind machines that create the illusion of life!
Invention Literacy
The Invention literacy workshop is a hands-on learning experience where students explore concepts of design and engineering as they apply principles of coding, electrical circuits, conductive materials and creative problem-solving to build whatever their minds can imagine!
Creative Coding & Animated Robotics
The Creative Coding and Animated Robotics Workshop is a hands-on learning experience that allows students to explore the world of animatronic storytelling through robotics, coding, automation and the visual and performing arts.
Custom Designed Experiences
Not seeing what you’re looking for? Our team of animatronics experts and S.T.E.A.M. educators are ready to design and facilitate customizable workshops that align with your educational goals, objectives and budget.