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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Los Angeles County Fair

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BECOME AVAILABLE AUG 28 AT 10AM. 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 but they will open at 12:00pm. This is a self guided field trip and once…

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Riley’s Colonial FarmLife

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BECOME AVAILABLE AUG 28 AT 10AM. Explore the domestic, agricultural, and cultural heritage of Colonial America with hands-on workshops! Though the years just prior to the American Revolution were certainly full of turmoil, the people of the colonies worked hard and found time for a some fun, too! This tour explores the domestic side of 18th century America and puts students in the shoes of their colonist counterparts in a fun, interactive way. Workshops include…



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

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BECOME AVAILABLE AUG 28 AT 10AM. Spend the day at Legoland and Sea Life Aquarium! One ticket gets you into both Legoland and Sea Life - enjoy the day exploring the park and rides! We will meet at the entrance at 9:30 am where you will receive your tickets from an iLead EF! Once you have your ticket you are free to go inside and explore! Parking is $20 paid at the parking lot entrance.…


Performance Task – Securing a ticket to a field trip

January 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hi there! You have successfully found the test field trip! Please go through the process like you are purchasing a ticket so you can explain this process to your families. We want everyone to see how easy and convenient it is to attend a field trip with iLead this year! 🙂 THIS IS JUST A TEST FIELD TRIP - NO FIELD TRIP WILL ACTUALLY BE HAPPENING ON THIS DAY. 😉

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Past Field Trips

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Centennial Farm Field Trip

Last week, iLEAD families visited the Centennial Farm. Chickens, pigs, oxen, kale and cabbage – it’s all good on the farm. Created to educate learners about agriculture and its importance to our daily lives, Centennial Farm is a three-acre working farm… Read More

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Riley’s Farm Field Trip

It was a brisk and foggy 44 degree morning as our learners experienced what it was like to be a 49er at Riley’s Farm. Learners traveled from station to station to learn about the rules of supply and demand, mining… Read More

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Spring Hike ~ Monrovia Canyon

A group of iLEAD Exploration learners recently went on a beautiful hike with Joel Robinson from Naturalist For You. Joel pointed out a variety of plants (many of them edible), birds and animals along the way to a waterfall in… Read More

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Simi Valley Landfill Tour

Landfills are stinky, but this field trip was far from it. Learners spent an hour on a minibus exploring the Simi Valley landfill at the Waste Management facility. They learned how to create green energy from landfill gas for the… Read More

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King Tut Field Trip

iLEAD learners and families drove from all corners of the greater Los Angeles area to visit the highly acclaimed King Tut exhibit at the California Science Center on the first day of spring break. We were sad to learn that… Read More

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Fun at the Firestation

On Wednesday, March 7, a group of iLEAD families enjoyed a wonderful tour of La Mirada Fire Station No. 49. Learners toured the station to see where the firefighters eat, sleep, work, and even do chores while on duty. They learned… Read More

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