Outdoor Education and Field Studies

Outdoor Education is fundamental to the school’s goal of making knowledge come alive for its students, and is artfully integrated into each grade’s curriculum starting in the 3rd Grade.

Parents’ contributions to the Class Fund make these rich learning experiences possible (Click on a Destination for a full description of each one).

GRADE

DESTINATION

CURRICULUM

Third

Emandal Farm

Practical life

Fourth

Gold Country

California History

Fifth

Yosemite

Botany

Sixth

Lassen Volcanic Nat. Park

Geology

Seventh

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Renaissance Studies

Eighth

Open [i]

Open


[i] Previous Graduate Class experiences have included a one-week sailing trip down the California Coast to study navigation and marine biology, and to the Catalina Island Environmental Leadership Program.

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