Bethany Activities

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Field Trips & Events

Below is information about annual field trips and events so that you can plan ahead. Check back throughout the year for updates and additions.


Our Kindergarten classes go to Carolina Beach each year.  Our students engage in many activities including art, and science. For more information, contact Brittany Flynt.

Fourth Graders

Our fourth graders go to Betsy-Jeff Penn 4H Educational Center.  Our students focus on predators v/s prey activities and games, fossils digs and making casts, pioneer days making candles and cornbread, and the Saura tribe of Native Americans that once lived here.  For more information, contact Jennifer Rakestraw



Fifth Graders

Our fifth graders go to Washington, DC each year as a trip to learn more about our nation's capital. For more information, contact Dawn Schmucker.

*All of the above trips are overnight or up to 3 nights.



In addition to the May Day celebration, Bethany also holds a "Fall Festival" in early October. Students also participate in the "Christmas Angel" and food drives for the hungry.

Other Events:

  • Awards Day

  • Red Ribbon Week

  • Dress Down/Hat Days (for various charities)

  • Fire Safety Classes

  • May Day

  • Veterans Day Celebration

  • Grandparents Day

  • Read Across America

  • 100 Day Celebration



Below are the clubs and after school activities available for students.

Information and applications for activities are available in the office.

  • Chorus

  • Tennis

  • STEM Club

  • Robotics Club

  • Drama Kids

  • Go Far Running Club 

  • Bethany Community Basketball

  • Softball and Baseball Pearman Ball Park 

  • Rockingham County Youth Football League