Field Trips & Events

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SPEEs in a Nutshell

Below is a list of the Homeschool Guild’s Student and Parent Educational Excursions (SPEEs) we have planned for the Fall semester. Please refer to this list for details and important deadlines.

Machines in Motion – A Leonardo Da Vinci Exhibit

Grades: 1st – 8th

What: A hands-on display of 40 full-size machine replicas.

When: August 28th, 2017 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Aerospace Museum – 3200 Freedom Park Dr., McClellan, CA 95652

Cost: $10 students/ $10 parent/sibling (payable in cash at the door)

Deadline: 8/23/17 (noon)

Effie Yeaw Nature Center

Grades: K- 12th

What: A nature walk and visit to the nature center

When: 9/22/17 – 11 a.m.

Where: 2850 San Lorenzo Way Carmichael, CA 95608

Cost: $5 parking fee

RSVP: 9/15/17

Fog Willow Pumpkin Farm

Grades: K – 6th

What: A visit to a pumpkin patch and farm. We will tour the farm and different stations and animals. Ticket includes a hay ride, a small pumpkin for each child and a free return trip.

When: October 25th, 2017 – 10:45 a.m.

Where:11011 Cecatra Dr., Wilton, CA 95693

Cost: $7 student/$7 parent, $4 sibling (payable in cash at the gate)

Deadline: 10/4/17 (noon)

The Diary of Anne Frank

Grades: 6th grade & up

What: Theatre: A dramatization of the real-life story of Anne Frank, based on her writings between 1942 and 1944.

When: October 19th – 11 a.m.

Where: STC – 1419 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Cost: $15 students/$20 parent/sibling (all checks must be received by deadline, no exceptions)

Deadline: 9/14/17 (noon)

Youth Education Series – Disneyland

Grades: 3rd to 12th

What: Students will attend two (3 hour) classes on different days. “Energy & Waves Physics Lab” and  “Designing a Disney Story”, students will be grouped according to grade.

When: Nov. 14 through 16

Where: Disneyland, Anaheim

Cost: $223 p/student. Parents may purchase additional tickets at the discounted price. Cost includes a 3 day park hopper ticket.

Deadline: All checks must be received by 9/13/17. No exceptions.

Kings of America

Grades: 6th grade & up

What: Theatre: A play exploring presidential figures of American history.

When: December 7th, 2017 – 11 a.m.

Where: STC – 1419 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Cost: $15 student/$20 parent/sibling (all checks must be received by deadline, no exceptions)

Deadline: 10/19/17 (noon)

Children’s Discovery Museum

Grades: K – 4th

What: A self-guided visit to the museum in San Jose

When: December 15th, 2017 – 10 a.m.

Where: Discovery Museum – 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110

Cost: $8 students/$8parent/sibling (all checks must be received by deadline, no exceptions)

Deadline: 10/27/17 (noon)

Lots more happening in second semester! Save the date for:

Alliance Redwoods – Outdoor Science Camp

Grades: 4th & up

What: 5 days of nature exploration and environmental education in a wilderness setting

When: March 5th -9th, 2018

Where: 6250 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465

Cost: $360 student/$360 parent – includes 12 meals and accommodations.