Field Trip Policies

Field Trip Policies

Please review all policies before registering for your Field Trip:

Confirmation

For all registrations (e-mail, telephone, fax, mail) a confirmation slip with a booking number will be sent to you by e-mail, fax or mail, upon receipt of $50 non-refundable deposit. Please check the confirmation slip for accuracy. For concerns please contact our School Bookings Representative, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 780-451-3344. Please quote your booking number.

Deposit Policy: a $50 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required at the time of registration. Payment of the deposit may be made by credit card or, if registration is mailed, school cheque or money order payable to: Edmonton Space & Science Foundation. Please do not mail cash.

NOTE: in the event that you must cancel your field trip, the $50 deposit is not refundable.


Cancellation Policy• Full Program fee will be charged if less than 48 hours notice is given.
• For severe inclement weather conditions – you must call to cancel a program. If less than 48 hours notice is given because of severe inclement weather than:

o You will not be charged if you re-schedule the booking in the same school year OR
o You will be charged $50 if the program is not rescheduled
o $30 per program will be charged if less than 2 weeks notice is given.


School Group Admission Policy

School Group Definition:
A group of students and their supervisors shall be considered a school group if they are participating in a field trip organized through:

a) an institution accredited by Alberta Education (or equivalent from another province or country)
b) an organization licensed by Alberta Social Services for supervised child care
c) Home schooling


School Group Supervision:
All school groups require adult supervision during their field trip as follows:

Required Chaperones (minimum requirement):
Grades K-6 require 1 chaperone* per 5 students
Grades 7-12 require 1 chaperone* per 10 students

Additional adults above the ratio requirement will be charged the regular public rates for IMAX and the General Admission rates will be charge for Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre shows and Exhibit Galleries.
* Chaperone(s) and teacher(s) accompanying the school group will be charged regular school rates for IMAX films and Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre programs, and will be admitted free to Exhibit Galleries and Interpretive Programs.
Teachers and chaperones are responsible for the behaviour of their group and are required to supervise and stay with students at all times during their visit to TELUS World of Science.

School Group: Admission Fees
• School group admission fees are as published and are subject to change without notice.
• No passes, coupons or discounts are accepted with school group bookings.
• TELUS World of Science Annual Member rate not valid on School Program Fees.

Arrival at TELUS World of Science

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of your program. Teachers must check in at the Box Office to provide updated numbers and payment. Our Guest Relations staff will greet you in the lobby and direct you to your program.

Please note: as a safety precaution LATE GROUPS WILL NOT BE SEATED ONCE AN IMAX FILM OR MARGARET ZEIDLER STAR THEATRE SHOW HAS BEGUN!

Late arrival for the Interpretive Programs, Science Demonstrations, Science Labs, and Exhibit Gallery Tours MAY RESULT IN PARTS OF THE PROGRAM BEING OMITTED.

NOTE: Heelies, roller blades and skateboards are not permitted in our facility.