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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PBS SoCal Studio Tour – Costa Mesa

September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Go behind the scenes at PBS SoCal by joining us on a studio tour! PBS SoCal is the third most watched PBS station in the nation and has more than 40 years of production history. Our tour is a unique experience for all ages interested in television production. Recommended age is 8 and older. For a sneak peek of a tour, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgMDZfzcdjA&feature=youtu.be When arriving at the studio, turn left at Hotel Way and park in the parking structure…

College Admissions Overview

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Los Angeles County Fair

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The LA County Fair (LACF) is The World's Largest Classroom — where there is a new discovery around every corner. This field trip begins before the fair opens to the general public to give you a chance to explore the exhibits with your children. *Note: Carnival rides will not be open during field trips - rides do not open until 12:00pm. Attendees may stay in the fair past 12:00 to ride the carnival rides. Every attendee, including babies, need a…

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California Science Center- Dogs! A Science Tail

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

This field trip includes tickets to Superpower Dogs 3D movie and a self guided tour of Dogs! A Science Tail exhibition. Sniff out the science behind our puppy love! Let curiosity be your guide and discover life from a dog’s point of view in Dogs! A Science Tail. Experience the extraordinary way a dog sees, hears, and smells the world through fun and unique hands-on exhibits in this 9,000 sq. ft. exhibition for humans. From lovable companions to loyal protectors, dogs evolved from…

Unit Logs 101 and Work Samples

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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In-N-Out Tour – Seal Beach

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Come and join us as we tour the famous In N Out Burger in Seal Beach. This is designed to be an educational and informative tour in a fun atmosphere! We will learn the history and see behind the scenes and the inner workings of the restaurant behind Southern California's favorite burger. Event is for 1st-8th grade. Younger siblings will not be permitted to attend the tour, even if they are held in a parent/adult's arms or in strollers, at…

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Washington D.C./NYC Webinar

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for an informational webinar on our Washington D.C./NYC trip!

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Kidspace Museum, Pasadena

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for general admission to Kidspace Museum, as well as participation in one of the following discovery programs! Learners will be divided into one of the below groups on the day of the event for the discovery program, and then after the lesson will be free to independently explore the museum! Amazing Arthropods - Make careful observations and use critical thinking to identify the key traits that unify all arthropods and those that distinguish insects from arachnids. Digging up…

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Field Trip Release

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Starting at 10 am, you will be able to purchase tickets for field trips occurring in November and December.

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Writing with Thinking Maps

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Orange County Fire Authority Open House- Community Event

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Check out the OCFA Open House! Events will include burn demonstrations, search and rescue dog demonstrations, and auto extractions. Bring the whole family and meet your local firefighters. An iLEAD EF will be there between 10:00-11:00am, but feel free to drop by the open house anytime between 10-3:00. There is no scheduled meet up for iLEAD families at this event, just feel free to roam with your family and enjoy!

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Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party at the Santa Monica Playhouse

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party at the Santa Monica Playhouse is a lovely musical comedy based on Lewis Carroll’s iconic books. A full professional musical comedy performed by Santa Monica’s resident theatre company, Actors’ Repertory Theatre. Everyone attending must have a ticket - no children under the age of 2 allowed. Tickets are $9 and will go on sale Sept 3 at 10am. Funds may be used for learner tickets for this event. This field trip is for iLEAD…

PSAT:NMSQT testing

PSAT/NMSQT testing

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) for 11th graders and also provides great preparation for the SAT. Please view the PSAT/NMSQT Fall 2019 Registration form for more information and to register at either location.

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10:00am Amazon Fulfillment Center Tour

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Ever wonder how Amazon gets your packages to you so quickly? Come see the magic. Tour our San Bernardino fulfillment center and see first-hand how we deliver to you! There are two tours available. This tour is at 10:00am. Please see the other ticket listing if you'd like to sign up for the 12:30pm tour. Closed toe and back shoes required. Everyone 18 and older must bring ID. No food/drink, no children under age 6. Please include name and birthdates…

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12:30pm Amazon Fulfillment Center Tour – San Bernardino

October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Ever wonder how Amazon gets your packages to you so quickly? Come see the magic. Tour our San Bernardino fulfillment center and see first-hand how we deliver to you! There are two tours available. This tour is at 12:30pm. Please see the other ticket listing if you'd like to sign up for the 10am tour. Closed toe and back shoes required. Everyone 18 and older must bring ID. No food/drink, no children under age 6. Please include name and birthdates…

Tanaka Farms

Tanaka Farms, Irvine

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come join us to explore Tanaka Farms! Field trip includes a wagon ride, petting zoo, corn maze, fresh vegetables from their garden, and a pumpkin (20 lbs. or less). You will be walking around a farm, so please wear long pants and close-toe shoes. Drinking fountains aren't available, so bring water. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets are no longer available for this event. This field trip is for iLEAD learners and their families only. No refunds available after…

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Underwood Farms, Moorpark

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at Underwood Farms! This field trip will include an educational presentation from the farmer, a vintage tractor drawn wagon ride around the farm, a shaded picnic area to enjoy your snacks or sack lunch, a visit to our Farm Animal Center, and a farm activity coloring book for every child. The tractor-drawn wagon ride will take the tour group into the fields to pick baby sugar pumpkins! All attendees, even babies, will need a ticket. Tickets are $9…

PSAT:NMSQT testing

PSAT/NMSQT testing

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) for 11th graders and also provides great preparation for the SAT.

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iFLY Ontario Indoor Skydiving 9:00am

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

See math and physics come to life in a state-of-the-art wind tunnel. Our STEM program inspires and educates students through an immersive, educational program where they first learn science and technology, and then defy gravity by flying. The iFLY STEM curriculum, which was designed by teachers and leading STEM professionals, aligns with Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core K-12, and TEKS. Our highly trained STEM educators guide students through an immersive, hands-on experience that consists of an interactive presentation on…

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iFLY Ontario Indoor Skydiving 12:30

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

See math and physics come to life in a state-of-the-art wind tunnel. Our STEM program inspires and educates students through an immersive, educational program where they first learn science and technology, and then defy gravity by flying. The iFLY STEM curriculum, which was designed by teachers and leading STEM professionals, aligns with Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core K-12, and TEKS. Our highly trained STEM educators guide students through an immersive, hands-on experience that consists of an interactive presentation on…

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Exploring Naviance: College & Career

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Past Field Trips

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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…

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Tags: field trip, ilead exploration homeschool,
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08
May
Upcoming Events in Los Angeles County

Join Fowler Museum Educators for an interactive storytelling experience as we look, listen, and learn in our special exhibition Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jeanne and Jim Pieper Collection with the acclaimed children’s book Abuela’s Weave by Omar S. Castaneda….

Posted in: Explore Books, Family Fun, Field Trips, Monday Message,
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27
Mar
Field Trips

One of the amazing benefits of being part of iLEAD Exploration is the numerous field trips that are made available to our families. Here are some of the exciting field trips that iLEAD Exploration learners have been able to experience!…

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: ilead exploration field trips,
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20
Feb
Onizuka Space Science Day

Serious-minded science students in grades 5-12 are invited to attend Onizuka Space Science Day 2019 at El Camino College! Saturday, March 9 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Committee, El Camino College, and American Honda Motor…

Posted in: Educational Resources, Family Fun, Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: onizuka space science day,
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13
Feb
Field Trips in Review

iLEAD Exploration learners have been enjoying this year’s fun and educational field trips. The Valley Trails Native American field trip allowed learners to learn about the daily life of Chumash Native Americans and engage in a variety of hands-on activities such…

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