Student Trips

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Experiential education is  one of the many hallmarks of Country Day’s engaging, student-centered curriculum. Annual off-campus trips support the school’s curriculum and reinforce the sense of community.  

Students explore marine biology at Marin Headlands, hike the trails of Yosemite, and travel north to Ashland’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival to experience the English language at its finest. 

The 4th grade overnight adventure at Sutter’s Fort, a quarter-century tradition, invites children to spend 24 hours in an authentic pioneer stronghold portraying characters from the 1840s.

List of Overnight Field Trips

4th Grade

  • Sutter’s Fort 
  • Monterey Bay 

5th Grade

  • Marin Headlands 

6th Grade

  • Santa Cruz 

7th Grade

  • Yosemite 

8th Grade

  • Washington D.C. 

9th Grade

  • Bay Area, kayak and camp 

10th Grade

  • Greenhorn Creek Ranch, Quincy 

11th Grade

  • Ashland, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 

12th Grade

  • Ashland, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 

Additional Trips

  • High School Monterey Jazz Festival 
  • Middle and High School Woodcreek Jazz Festival 
  • High School Journalism Conference in San Diego 
  • Middle and High School Golden Empire Music Festival 
  • Chamber Groups CMEA State Solo and Ensemble Festival