See how PORTS is re-imagining the field trip with it's new passPORTS Project!
Through a new partnership with CUE and Parks California, California State Parks is re-imagining how K-12 students connect with our parks. Click here to find pre-made teacher resources including the California State Parks Reading List, our NGSS Phenomenon Bank and so much more!
PORTS On-Demand Programs
PORTS Program is proud to offer FREE interactive virtual field trips for K-12 students to stay connected to our state's natural, cultural, and historical resources. Connecting your students to California State Parks allows them to explore our parks guided by California State Parks interpreters working in parks across the state. We are proud to continue offering PORTS On-Demand Programs for 15 years and counting!
Each park page is outfitted with affiliated resources to support your lesson design!
Connecting to PORTS On-Demand Programs
Setting up a PORTS On-Demand Program for your virtual classroom is easy. Follow these simple steps:
Click the button below to browse the PORTS Acuity calendar above OR select from the available programs below.
Select the program topic that you would like to attend.
Complete the intake form and select "Complete Appointment" Be prepared with...
# of students attending your program
Any special notes or requests
Once you have completed your appointment, you can add it to your personal calendar.
PLEASE NOTE: Once you have completed your intake form, you will receive an automated email from firstname.lastname@example.org. This will contain all of the information for your program including an acuity link containing zoom information. To share with your students, simply copy and paste this link into your google classroom. If you need to connect a different way, please contact your presenter via our directory
Program offerings are typically 45 minutes in length, if you need a longer or shorter program please let us know in the "additional information" section of your intake form. If you need to cancel your program, please email the presenter ahead of time. For more questions see our FAQ's