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'Vojaĝi' does not adequately express the idea of an education trip one takes for school. I have some ideas but wanted to know if there was a more mainstream translation that wouldn't confuse the literal use of 'field':

  • Iri en kampa vojaĝo
  • Iri en kampvojaĝo
  • Iri en ekskurso de lernejo
  • Edukvojaĝi

Dankon!

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    I would go for either of the two bottom ones. Don't forget that people with a different native language might not understand what 'field' means here, and could interpret it as an agricultural journey. It's always better to translate the meaning rather than the words. – Oliver Mason Feb 12 at 9:30
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In my experience, lerneja ekskurso is the mainstream translation when a high school class is involved, as in mi iros en/al lerneja ekskurso or mi partoprenos lernejan ekskurson. Lerneja tendaro is also used for a high school camp.

For scientists and researchers, with or without their students, the best expression depends on the type of activity: I’ve heard both esplorvojaĝo and surloka esplorado for linguists but for, say, botanists or geologists, esplor-ekspedicio might be better, as it conveys the idea of wild, little known, possibly uncharted territory. Archaeologists embark upon fosad-kampanjoj, and so on.

As Oliver Mason pointed out in his comment, the particular meaning that “field” has here is not conveyed by kampo.

  • So the full phrase might be, iri en lerneja ekskurso ? – SpyderScript Feb 13 at 16:11
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    I edited my answer with example phrases. – Dario Feb 13 at 16:43

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