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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Carle Community Fund Field Trip Application

Field Trip Scholarships

The Carle Community Fund finances guided tours of the Museum for Title 1 public schools (all grades, all states). A limited number of field trip scholarships are available and awarded at random. Application deadline for field trip scholarships is September 14

To be eligible to apply schools must:
  • Be a Title 1 public school
  • Have their field trip to The Carle take place between October and February of the school year.


  • The scholarship value is up to $500 and supports admission and/or buses for field trips to The Carle.
  • Fields with an * are required.
  • Be sure to click the Submit button at the bottom of the form.
  • You will receive an email that your application has been received.
  • You will be notified of your application status one week after the application deadline.

More information on field trips

Primary Contact

School Information

Visit Information
(To be booked separately pending receipt of scholarship.)
Date Preferences: Please provide three options. (Days: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday only; Months: October - February only)

Additional Infomation
The following optional questions assist The Carle with grant reporting and program development.

By submitting this form I confirm that the information is correct and that I currently teach at a Title 1 school. I acknowledge that submitting this form does not guarantee a field trip scholarship and that scholarships awarded will be paid to the school directly. The Carle reserves the right to cancel a field trip at any time. The Carle will not be liable for any losses or costs sustained or incurred by the school as a result of any such delay or cancellation of programs.

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