School Field Trips, Scouts


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A field trip to the Paper Discovery Center integrates science, art and history with an inspiring and relevant industry example that is strongly connected to Wisconsin’s heritage. The Paper Discover Center is housed within an historic paper mill overlooking the Fox River.


To book your field trip, please review our CALENDAR for open dates, call the Paper Discovery Center at 920.380.7491, send an email to or complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM. An email confirming your request will be sent to you.

Advance registration is required. We are unable to offer field trips, or group tours, on Saturdays.

Time Allotment

Field trips can be expected to take approximately 2 hours. 9:00 - 11:00 AM and 12:30 - 2:30 PM are our recommended time slots but these can be adjusted to suit your group.

Rates and Chaperones

  • Field trip rates are $4 per student, with a $45 minimum charge.
  • Minimum group size is 15 students and the maximum is 60 students.
  • Chaperones are free with a required ratio of 1 adult per 5 students.
  • Additional chaperones are $5 per person.
  • The driver of the bus receives complimentary admission.
  • Groups are charged based on a confirmed reservation.
  • Cancellations must be made at least 2 days prior to your scheduled visit. You may reschedule your visit for another date with a minimum 48-hour notice. Cancellations with less than 48-hour notice may not be refunded. We do not refund for individuals who are unable to attend field trips.

Payment in full is due at least one week prior to your field trip in the form of check (made out to the Paper Discovery Center) or credit card payment (Visa and Mastercard).


The Paper Discovery Center offers a wide range of programs tailored specifically for participating Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scout groups. Scouts come from all over the Midwest to participate in programs offered at the Paper Discovery Center. Our Scout programs offer unique and personalized opportunities for Scout troops to discover the world of paper through hands-on scientific activities, while meeting their badge requirements as well.

Scout Leaders, please review our CALENDAR for open dates to schedule your visit to the Paper Discover Center.

Earn your badges here at The Paper Discovery Center!

To schedule your visit, please contact The Paper Discovery Center at: or call 920-380-7491.
An email confirming your request will be sent to you.

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Adult Workshops & Events



Marbled Paper

Saturday April 14, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn the technique of creating marbled paper. We'll provide everything you need to make several sheets of beautiful designs.

Cost is $15 per person. Preregistration required. Adult workshop, or child age 13 and over with an adult. Reserve your spot by April 12th.