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Business Field Trip: School Of Economics

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homeschool business economics field tripSchool of Economics Market is a hands-on business field trip for students in grades 3-8 where they operate their own economy and experience the demands that businesses encounter. The students put the skills and knowledge they have learned in school into action in a facsimile of the real-world work environment. Click here to watch a video of our program. Cost is $20 per student.

School of Economics is a two-day field trip.

  1. Preparation day is March 1, 2024, 1 pm to 3:30 pm at Hope Family Fellowship 2420 S 53rd Ln, Kansas City, KS 66106. Students will work with their assigned teams to make decisions on their products and design a marketing strategy.
  2. School of Economics Business Day is March 13, 2024, 10 am to 2 pm at the School of Economics facility at 200 NW 14th St, Blue Springs, MO 64015. Please plan to arrive no later than 9:45 am.

Parent Involvement:

  • 12 to 15 Volunteer adults are needed at the event (MPE membership and background checks are required.)
  • Parental attendance is required for Preparation Day March 1. (There is a small playroom attached for younger siblings, but childcare is not provided.)
  • Parents who are not volunteering may drop their students off at the School of Economics on March 13.

Minimum of 60 students need to sign up by February 15, 2024.

Tickets are nonrefundable unless our business field trip cannot reach the minimum number of students.

School of Economics Field Trip 2024

Parent Information

Parent Name
Parent Name
Interested in volunteering to help
All adult volunteers will be required to submit to a background check.
Are you a current MPE Member?
MPE membership is required for volunteers.

The event is finished.

Hourly Schedule

Preparation Day, March 1, 2024

From 1 PM - 3:30 PM
Student teams work together on their shop.

School of Economics Business Day, March 13, 2024

9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Business Day Starts
2:00 PM


Mar 13 2024


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 13 2024
  • Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm




School of Economics
School of Economics
200 NW 14th Street, Blue Springs, MO 64015

Other Locations

Hope Family Church
2420 S 53rd LN, Kansas City, KS 66106