Long holiday break? Plan a family field trip that’s fun… and educational!

With a long holiday break looming, many parents wonder, “How to keep the kids active and engaged?” We say, sneak a little learning into that school vacation through an educational field trip… or two!

We are fortunate to have many world-class destinations right here in the tri-state (Delaware-Maryland-Pennsylvania) area. From the stunning horticultural displays at Longwood Gardens, to the meticulously decorated period rooms of Winterthur, there’s so much to see and do. So, to sneak in a little learning you won’t have to travel far.

Here are a few events that your kids will truly enjoy – just don’t tell

20 will win a $20,000 Foot Locker Scholarship! Application deadline is December 19!

Are you an athlete who loves sports as much as you love making a difference in the community? DoSomething.org and Foot Locker will be honoring 20 athletes who shine on and off the field with $20,000 each through the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program.

Award: 20 awards of $20,000

Deadline:  December 19, 2013

The applicant must:

  • Be entering college in the Fall of 2014 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree
  • Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal