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Fieldtrip Resources

For Families or Classes


Amigos de Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach - to instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems

Arboretum of Los Angeles

Astro Camp Summer Camps, Idyllwild

Ballonas Wetlands, Playa Vista

Birch Aquarium, La Jolla

Bolsa Chica Conservancy Interpretive Center

Bolsa Chica Wetlands - provides services that inspire and connect all generations through community involvement and leadership in hands-on restoration and education in wetland science, watersheds, coastal ecology and environmental sustainability

Bowers Museum - exhibitions, lectures, art classes, travel programs, children's art education programs, and other special community programs

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro

California Science Center - Offers educational programs for children, family, and groups.

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Ventura

Children’s Nature Institute (pre-K – 3rd), Los Angeles

Columbia Memorial Space Center, Downey

Crystal Cove Alliance - dedicated to preserving the cultural, natural and historic resources of Crystal Cove

Department of Recreation & Parks, City of LA

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge

Desert Studies Center, Barstow

Discovery Science Center - dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs.

Eaton Canyon Natural Area & Nature Center, Pasadena

The Ecology Center - engages individuals, families, and students in fun, hands-on activities that teach practical, environmental solutions at the household and community level.

El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach

Experium Science Academy, Torrance

Fullerton Arboretum

Generation Earth

Griffith Observatory - An icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, and one of the region's most popular attractions.

Harbor Breeze Whale Watch Cruises, Long Beach

Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens Education site

Inside the Outdoors - hands-on activities for students to investigate the various parts of the local coastal sage scrub ecosystem.

Japanese Garden At CSULB

Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms

Knott’s Physics Day

La Brea Tar Pits / Page Museum, Los Angeles

LA Zoo

Long Beach Marine Institute

Los Cerritos Wetlands, Long Beach/Seal Beach

MarineMammal Care Center, San Pedro

Mojave National Preserve, Barstow

Museum of Flying, Santa Monica

NASA/Education Gateway, Pasadena

Natural History Museum Los Angeles County

Newport Bay Naturalists / Muth Interpretive Center

Oak Canyon Nature Center, Anahiem Hills

Ocean Institute Dana Point - hands-on marine science, environmental and ocean education and maritime history programs.

Ocean Quest - Newport Beach - In addition to field trips, Ocean Quest offers in-class workshops, after school programs, read-to-go robotics clubs, teacher appreciation days, excursions and more!

Oiled Bird Rescue Center, San Pedro

Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens

San Andreas Fault Tour, Palm Springs to mountains

San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park

Santa Ana Zoo - providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and a better future for all living things

Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Resources

Shipley Nature Center Huntington Beach - an ecological sanctuary for California native plants and wildlife and to provide environmental education in an urban setting in partnership with the City of Huntington Beach and the local community, and with the wider world

Starr Ranch Santuary, Trabuco Canyon

Tall Ship American Pride, Long Beach

Tanaka Farms - educate children where fruits and vegetables come from, where and how they grow

Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary, Modjeska Canyon, OC

Universal Studios, Burbank

Whale Watching, San Pedro

Homeschool and Online Learning: We may be able to assist you with hands-on science kits.  Please contact us to learn about renting one of our kits.