Field Trips

Annual 6th Grade Field Trip — Outdoor Science School at Creekside

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Students travel to beautiful Running Springs to attend a 3 day leadership camp. There they engage in outdoor group cooperation, team building activities and goal setting which help them to forge strong friendships, learn mutual respect, appreciate diversity and deal with peer pressure.

Through various class sessions, students practice advanced methods of leadership and gain essential interpersonal skills to help them throughout their lives.

Annual 7th Grade Field — Catalina Island Marine Institute

Our SSJ 7th grade students travel by boat to Toyon Bay, Catalina Island, for a three-day, two-night hands-on exploration guided by the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI). With a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), this trip meets many states science curriculum requirements. Along with various hiking adventures, participants explore classes in life science,  biology, marine biology, ecology, and geology. Some of these experiences include: day snorkeling sightings of leopard sharks, squid, and multiple varieties of fish; night snorkeling sightings of lobster, leopard and corn sharks and bioluminescence; guided classroom opportunities in squid dissection, shark handling, laboratory work with algae and plankton.

 

8th Grade Field Trip — Pali Institute of Outdoor Education

Students travel to beautiful Running Springs to attend a 3 day leadership camp. There they engage in outdoor group cooperation, team building activities and goal setting which help them to forge strong friendships, learn mutual respect, appreciate diversity and deal with peer pressure.

Through various class sessions, students practice advanced methods of leadership and gain essential interpersonal skills to help them throughout their lives.