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Make Your Field Trip Brilliant

Bring your students to the Gemological Institute of America’s beautiful ocean-view campus in Carlsbad, CA, and experience GemTrip by GemKids™, a free, two-hour exploration of gems, jewelry, and earth science.

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Who Can Attend


Grades 4-6.


Any school, homeschool, or extracurricular group.

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10 students or more.


GemTrip by GemKids™ is a two-hour program that brings gemology to life, inspiring students to learn more about the natural world as well as careers in science, gems, and jewelry.

Under the guidance of a GIA Gem Coach, students can grasp the marvels of geology firsthand — examining gems, minerals, and jewelry using microscopes, pen lights, and more to uncover the wonders of earth science.

Plus, students will also take a tour of GIA’s vibrant museum and take home a fun souvenir to remember their GemTrip™.


GIA World Headquarters
The Robert Mouawad Campus
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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Our team is available to answer any questions about GemTrip by GemKids and help you enjoy a seamless experience. Contact us here.

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