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Ocean Family Field Trips for 2019 - 2020!

Ocean Field Trips are family events and we request at least one parent attend.  You may also arrange with another family to supervise your student.  Usually siblings are more than welcome to attend.

Field trips are once a month on Fridays. 

We ask you to sign up for all field trips in advance and if you can't make it to please let Joy or the office know as soon as possible.  If you are going to be late please text or call Joy (831) 247-4062.

If you need a scholarship for your student for a trip please see Mary.

Live Earth Farm  Friday, October 25, 10:00 - 1:00

172 Litchfield Lane, Watsonville, Ca 95076    

                        (See directions for Upper Farm                    


Spend a beautiful Fall Day at Live Earth farm learning about organic farming, holding chickens, visiting with farm animals, picking strawberries and juicing apples.  

Bring lunch and we'll eat in the orchard and play after the tour. 

Cost: $8/student, parents and younger siblings are free, pay cash or check to Live Earth farm.  Please sign up at Ocean.

The Tech Interactive Museum

     201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

November 15, 10:00 - 2:00 


Cost is $6.00 students and parents (usual admission is $20/students, $25/adults).  

Sign up and pay before Oct. 4 (cash/check to Ocean Alternative)
Arrive at 10:00 for group orientation.  We have 3 Innovation Lab times:
10:30: 1st - 3rd;  11:15: 4th/5th;  12:00: 6th - 8th.  

Each Innovation Lab: "Social Robots",  will have teams of students building robots with special cables and magnets and have their robot complete a simple task. Students will learn about circuits, parts and reactions.  (Sorry, lab not set up for K but all families are welcome to explore the Tech. before, after and during Labs.)  Lunch at 12:30 (bring it or buy it there). Explore more until 2:00 departure.



Thursday, December 19: Winter Buddy Day - place to be announced


January 17 Field Trip to be announced


Monterey Bay Aquarium, Feb. 7

There will be different labs for different ages and time to explore the aquarium as a family.  Times to be announced.


March 13 Field Trip to be announced


April 24 Field Trip, Adventure Playground

Come build, play and learn at Adventure Playground in Berkeley!

160 University Ave.  Berkeley, CA 94710


The Adventure Playground at the Berkeley Marina is a wonderfully unique outdoor facility where staff encourage children to play and build creatively.  Come climb on the many unusual kid designed and built forts, boats, and towers. Ride the zip line or hammer, saw, and paint. By providing these low risk activities Adventure Playground creates opportunities for children to learn cooperation, meet physical challenges and gain self confidence.