Re-Imagining the School Field Trip to California State Parks

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Our On-Demand Programs may be fully booked, but we're still working to re-imagine the school field trip! Through a new partnership with CUE and Parks California, California State Parks is re-imagining how K-12 students connect with our parks.

Keep reading to find teacher resources and help us re-imagine the K-12 school field trip!

Take Our Survey!

Educators, would you help us design the passPORTS virtual and in-person field trip experience?

We want to hear from you (teachers, principals, administrators, and staff) in school districts or county offices of education around the state.

Please take 10 minutes to share your opinion and experiences with field trips in our survey:

We respect your privacy. This survey is anonymous.

Field Trip Reimbursement

If you have taken an approved passPORTS program field trip, complete the form to request reimbursement of your transportation costs.


What will you learn with California State Parks?

Thanks to our new collaboration with CUE we're providing K-12 Teachers with low-prep, customizable, and ready-to-use resources for digital and in-person connections to California State Parks. Did we mention these resources will be completely free?!

All Grade Levels

You are a California State Park Interpreter... Your job is to design a virtual tour for your park.

Make a slideshow or video tour from a park of your choice and submit it to the California Student Media Festival by April 23 to win prizes for your school!

This resource was developed collaboratively with teachers from the Cajon Valley School District and the World of Work.

Explore More Teacher Resources Curated by Individual Park on our PORTS On-Demand page!

State Parks is monitoring the COVID-19 situation carefully and is committed to following the state’s updated policy on social gatherings to help slow the spread of COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information on how State Parks is supporting the state’s COVID-19 efforts, please follow California State Parks on its social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.