iLEAD Exploration Remains Open Virtually for Learners

iLEAD Exploration continues to operate its independent study model in an entirely virtual format. Click here for current information.

Mar 19, 2020 @ 13:49

Field Studies 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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CANCELED Deadline to sign up for May 2nd SAT

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sign up for the SAT.

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Teaching Across the Curriculum

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Interdisciplinary instruction deepens connections for learners and is naturally most conducive to a personalized instruction setting. Join this webinar to explore integrated learning, it’s benefits, and discover classroom and curriculum-based options for your family.

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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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High School Overview for New Families

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Please join our webinar to learn more about personalized learning through high school at Exploration.

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 15 @ 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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CANCELED Washington D.C. and New York City Trip

April 16 - April 22

Come explore Washington D.C./NYC with other iLEAD learners April 16-22, 2020!

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CANCELED: Getty Center Guided Tour: A Closer Look, Grades K-5

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

“A Closer Look” field trip at The Getty Center will engage students through grade-appropriate discussion and activities carried out across four 15-minute stops, each in a different gallery. Students will practice looking closely at one or more works of art in each gallery, learning to actively construct understanding using their own observations. Parents do not need a ticket for this event. Tickets are $2 and will become available February 6th at 10am. This field trip is for iLEAD learners and…

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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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Developing Teen Writers Grades 5-12 with WriteAtHome

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join iLEAD vendor, WriteAtHome, for this webinar that focuses on principles and practical strategies for teaching writing to learners in grades five through twelve. Parents will learn concrete, practical tips for teaching writing.

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CANCELED: Rawhide Ranch: 5th-7th grade

April 22 - April 24

This overnight trip is a such a great experience for children in 5th-7th grade who are interested in living on a ranch for a few days! Horseback riding, vaulting, animal science class, animal care, rock climbing wall, archery are just a few of the adventures your learner will go on during this overnight field trip. Tickets are $239 and will become available February 3rd at 10am. Learner funds may be used to purchase learner tickets only for this event.  …

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 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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CANCELED: Moonwater Farm – Animal Husbandry

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Moonwater Farm is a micro-farm in LA County devoted to teaching urban agriculture, sustainability, and wellness. On this field trip, we will learn about animal husbandry. Learners will observe various breeds of goats and chickens on the farm, review their biology, care and spend time with them, getting to understand the animal and how our food is raised in commercial vs. backyard environments. Tickets are $24 and will become available February 6th at 10am. Learner funds may be used to…

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CANCELED: The Jungle Book at the Irvine Barclay

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, the Jungle Book features your favorite characters like you’ve never seen them before. Using colorful animation, hypnotic lighting and inventive puppetry, this new theatrical adaptation is a joyous re-imagining of the best-loved stories told through modern eyes. Per venue, this is an appropriate show for grades 2-6. Parking: The Barclay doesn't operate its own parking garage, but the UCI structure next to the theatre is available for paid IBT patron use. Please remember that…

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

April 29 @ 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.

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CANCELED: Knott’s Berry Farm – Native American Tour (No General Admission)

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

When you participate in an educational field trip, Knott's Berry Farm becomes your own interactive, state-of-the-art classroom! There is no general admission included with this ticket - this ticket is only for the Native American Tour at Knott's Berry farm. Come learn all about Native American housing, see the dancers, as well as visit the western trails museum. Learners will complete a craft, as well as go on a few rides as part of the tour. When the tour is…

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CANCELED: Tanaka Farms- Strawberry Picking

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Take a one hour long guided wagon ride around the farm, while learning about the history and farming methods of Tanaka Farm. Sample fresh produce. Stop at the strawberry patch where you can pick and eat delicious, fresh, farm grown strawberries right from the field. Take home a one pound basket of strawberries! No ticket needed for children 2 and under who are not picking strawberries. Tickets are $16 and will become available February 4th at 10am. This field trip…

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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

May 11 @ 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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CANCELED: Curriculum Library Open

May 13 @ 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.

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Financing College for High School Families

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This webinar will be an important discussion about various forms of financial aid including grants, scholarships, and loans. Our College Advisor, Laura Kazan, will cover how to search for colleges with finances in mind. An overview of the FAFSA and CSS profile will be included. Understanding college finances is an important part of creating a well-balanced college list.

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CANCELED: Palm Springs Windmill Tours – 10am Tour

May 18 @ 9:45 am - 12:15 pm

Our attraction tour takes approximately 2 hours and will take you behind the fences onto our private grounds where no other tour will go. The tour starts at our tour headquarters where you will be given an overview of renewable wind energy, a history of our windmills since the inception in 1982 to today. Next, a private luxury bus takes you on the tour of the farms off property. Comfortable shoes, hats and sunscreen are recommended. The entire tour stops…

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Past Field Trips

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18
Feb
High School Hangouts

In January, high school learners had an opportunity to get together for a game day. It was a great time to get to know one another and a great time was had by all. One learner, Kniyah, said, “It was…

Posted in: Educational Resources, Family Fun, Field Trips, High School, High School Highlights,
Tags: homeschool program, ilead exploration,
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05
Feb
Field Trip Review

iLEAD Exploration learners had the opportunity to participate in a variety of field trips. Here are a few that were enjoyed by our learners and their families. Queen Mary Ellis Island Experience This field trip was a re-enactment of…

Posted in: Family Fun, Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: field trips, homeschool program, ilead exploration,
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27
Jan
High School Hike and Hangout

The Trails Cafe in Los Angeles Friday, February 28 from 10:30 am-1:30 pm This event is for high school learners only. 10:30 am – 11:30 am Hike on one of the nearby trails 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Hang out…

Posted in: Educational Resources, Family Fun, Field Trips, High School, High School Highlights,
Tags: high school hike, ilead exploration,
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22
Jan
February Field Trip Release Dates

Mark your calendars! We are excited to announce that our next field trip releases (through the iLEAD Exploration website) will be over several days during the week of February 3. Please see the flier below for details on how these…

Posted in: Field Trips, Monday Message,
Tags: field trip, ilead exploration,
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15
Jan
February Field Trip Release Dates

Mark your calendars! We are excited to announce that our next field trip releases (through the iLEAD Exploration website) will be over several days during the week of February 3rd. Please see the flier below for details on how these…

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