Field Trips and Service Projects

iLEAD’s epic community building and planning team sets us apart! With over 100 field trips and service projects planned throughout the year, there is certainly something for everyone to enjoy! By listening to our families’ suggestions, a wide variety of field trips and service projects have been planned for each region we service.

Another exciting benefit to homeschooling are the special discounts and/or events offered by local businesses, museums, or other entities to independent study families.

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Unique High School Experiences

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join a panel of iLEAD high schoolers as they share how our program has allowed special learning opportunities to help them pursue their academic and personal goals in high school. (registration link in other tab).

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Selma’s Pizzeria

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Selma's kitchen tour: come tour our kitchen and make one personal pizza each per learner. Then enjoy eating your creation! We know you are gonna love this tour! Parents may purchase food the day of the event. Tickets are $9 and will become available Dec 3 at 10am. Only learners need a ticket - parents do not need a ticket. Learner ticket includes personal pizza and a drink. This field trip is for iLEAD learners and their family only. No…

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High School Game/Pizza Day

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

iLEAD Exploration high school learners are invited to a fun day of games and pizza! This event is free of charge and is for iLEAD Exploration high school learners only.

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The Reptile Zoo – 10:30

January 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

If it hops, wiggles, crawls, or gives your mom the chills you'll find it at The Reptile Zoo!!! Every presentation is specialized to focus on the educational and environmental aspect of these exotic animals from around the world including various snakes, frogs, lizards, bugs etc, and will include hands on experiences with 10-15 reptiles. Children 3 and under do not need a ticket. You are welcome to stay after the presentation to explore other exhibits. Tickets are $11 and will…

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The Reptile Zoo – 11:30

January 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

If it hops, wiggles, crawls, or gives your mom the chills you'll find it at The Reptile Zoo!!! Every presentation is specialized to focus on the educational and environmental aspect of these exotic animals from around the world including various snakes, frogs, lizards, bugs etc, and will include hands on experiences with 10-15 reptiles. Children 3 and under do not need a ticket. You are welcome to stay after the presentation to explore other exhibits. Tickets are $11 and will…

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The Reptile Zoo – 12:30

January 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

If it hops, wiggles, crawls, or gives your mom the chills you'll find it at The Reptile Zoo!!! Every presentation is specialized to focus on the educational and environmental aspect of these exotic animals from around the world including various snakes, frogs, lizards, bugs etc, and will include hands on experiences with 10-15 reptiles. Children 3 and under do not need a ticket. You are welcome to stay after the presentation to explore other exhibits. Tickets are $11 and will…

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Flowbox Aerial and Circus Arts with Indoor Rock Climbing – Palm Springs

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Students will spend half of their 3 hour event doing indoor rock climbing, and the other half learning about aerial and circus arts. Students will experience ball walking, hooping, juggling, and two forms of aerial arts- the lyra hoop and the silk fabric in a variety of ways. Only iLEAD LEARNERS may participate in this field trip. No siblings, no children under age 5, no parent participation so NO parent ticket is required. Parents may stay and watch learners participate.…

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Tesoro Adobe Historic Park

January 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Take a tour of the Tesoro Adobe that was built and owned by noted western film actor, Harry Carey, in the 1920’s and 1930’s. During Carey’s prolific film career, he is credited with at least 233 movies; the western elite including John Wayne, William S. Hart, and Gary Cooper visited Tesoro Adobe. Make your own adobe brick along with other hands-on activities, then stay for lunch at their picnic area. The tour will start at 9:30 am. Tickets are $2…

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Curriculum Library Open

January 22 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Visit our Curriculum library and borrow educational resources for your family.

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Touch Math

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

TouchMath is a multi-sensory curriculum that uses seeing, hearing, and touching numerals. This multi-sensory approach allows learners to engage in mathematics visually, tactically, and kinesthetically.

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Chinese American Museum

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This guided tour of the Chinese American Museum will explore the culturally-rich history, culture, and contributions of Chinese Americans in the context of an ever dynamic continuum of American history and culture. Following the tour of the museum, learners will participate in a hand-on lantern building workshop. Lanterns are very symbolic in the Chinese culture, as they represent a “lighting of the way,” literally and metaphorically. Tickets are $10 and will become available Dec 3 at 10am. Learner funds may…

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Pacific Opera Project’s “Gianni Schicchi” and “L’enfant et Les Sortilèges”

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join iLEAD learners as we're welcomed to Occidental College to view two, live opera performances by Pacific Opera Project (POP). The two operas being performed are short, fun, and very kid friendly. Gianni Schicchi is a comic opera based on a hilarious incident of greed and mistaken identity, taken from Dante’s Divine Comedy. It was written by the famous Giacomo Puccini. The second opera being presented is L'enfant et Les Sortilèges (The Child and The Spells) by Maurice Ravel. This…

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Escape Theatre’s Annie – Santa Clarita

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tomorrow, Tomorrow... it's only a Day a-way! Enjoy over 300 talented youth and teens in ESCAPE Theatre's production of the beloved musical Annie! With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts! Per venue, only ONE adult per family. ------SOLD OUT--------

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Queen Mary- The Ellis Island Experience

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Queen Mary docents will lead a role-playing exercise that transports students back in time and simulates an ocean crossing aboard the Queen Mary’s older sister, the Mauretania. A brief film sets the stage for interactive role-playing simulation of what it was like for immigrants coming to the United States through Ellis Island. This field trip is for 4th grade and up, but younger siblings are welcome to attend. Everyone in attendance must have a ticket. Parking is $20 at the…

Living Zoo Safari Tours

Living Desert Safari Tour

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Private Safari tour is the most comfortable and exclusive way to take in the sights and sounds of the Zoo. Your tour includes admission to the park, a personal guide, and private shuttle. Private Safari tours stop at every major habitat and your tour guide will lead you throughout the park, weaving animal facts, park history, and more into a fun and engaging two-hour safari that you’ll remember for a lifetime. Visit the state-of-the-art animal hospital to learn how…

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Curriculum Library Open

February 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until June 1, 2020

Visit the curriculum library and borrow educational resources for your family.

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Field Trip Release

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Starting at 10 am, you will be able to purchase tickets for field trips occurring March through May.

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on a tour of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, as well as enjoy a special, "Egypt’s Lost Cities," exhibition. For a video explaining more about visiting the library, follow this link: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/class-visits/museum-only-tours/ ------------SOLD OUT-------------- This field trip is for iLEAD learners and their family only. No refunds available after purchase.

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Curriculum Library Open

February 5 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Visit our Curriculum library and borrow educational resources for your family.

TM

Touch Math Worshop

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

TouchMath is a multi-sensory curriculum that uses seeing, hearing, and touching numerals. This multi-sensory approach allows learners to engage in mathematics visually, tactically, and kinesthetically. Join us in-person to learn more!

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Problem Solving Strategies

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar will help teach strategies for deeper thinking in math and strategies for solving word problems.

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Past Field Trips

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11
Dec
Field Studies in Review

Valley Trails Native American Field Study At Valley Trails in Castaic, learners enjoyed learning about the Chumash Native Americans by making paintbrushes out of a yucca plant, making paint from charcoal, beading shell necklaces, grinding corn, going inside a Chumash…

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: charter school, field studies, homeschool, ilead exploration,
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13
Nov
December Field Trip Release

Mark your calendars! We are excited to announce that our next field trip release (through the iLEAD Exploration website) will be on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m.

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: field trip, ilead exploration,
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30
Oct
Field Trip Reflections

iLEAD Exploration learners have enjoyed learning while participating in some exciting field trips. Here are a few highlights: California Science Center-Dog Exhibit: Families from across three counties bravely fought through traffic to come together to learn about dogs and their…

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message, Uncategorized,
Tags: field trips, homeschool program, ilead exploration,
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25
Sep
Fall Field Trip Release

The next field trip release is here! Starting this Tuesday, October 1, log into your Hub account at 10 a.m. and choose your next adventure!  

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: fall field trip, ilead exploration,
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22
May
Field Trip Fun

One of the final field trips for this school year was to Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest. iLEAD Exploration learners enjoyed a tour of Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest, along with a boat ride through the Newport Beach marina where they saw…

Posted in: Family Fun, Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: field trip, ilead exploration homeschool,
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