New York State Police

Field Trip Attendance System

In New York State, schools and youth organizations have opportunities to take students/participants on field trips.

Most field trips are beneficial and a great learning experience. They enhance the lessons being taught in a regular classroom or within the context of the organization. Unfortunately, a few have ended in disaster.

To view and print the Field Trip Attendance information, you must have Adobe's Acrobat®. You can download it, without cost, directly from Adobe by clicking on Adobe's Acrobat®

If you are unable to download a PDF document, your may request the document by contacting your area Outreach Coordinator.

Anytime a large group of youth are in a public forum there is a potential for problems. Experience has shown that:

To assist you in your efforts to prevent problems, the New York State Police has developed a Field Trip Attendance System. It is available for schools and organizations which may not have a system in place or, as supplemental material for those that do.

To reinforce your awareness of this topic and to examine the materials involved, we invite you to view all the Field Trip Attendance System materials.