March 2019 Field Trips

Living Revolution

Friday

March 1, 2019             

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

(Please be on time, we will start promptly at 10:00)

(lunch 12:00 to 12:30 – bring your own lunch)

COST:

  •  $15.00 per child 
  • $7.00 per adult
  • (craft included in cost)

PLACE:  

  • 453 Tocino Drive
  • Duarte, CA 91010
  • (private residence)
  • PARKING:   Street parking (no parking on the private road)

DIRECTIONS: from 210 exit Mt. Olive Dr.; go straight, turn right on Royal Oaks Dr.; turn left onto Tocino Dr. It is on the left side of the street. Please do not park on the private road.

Deadline:   Friday, February 15, 2019 (or until full)

The General and Lady Washington take this opportunity to invite you to join their company for a few pleasant hours. During this time the General hopes to acquaint those present with the progress of the war to date. Lady Washington will be on hand to discuss how she finds life in camp and will oversee the preparations for one of the General’s favorite meals. Others in their company will invite you to join in amusements and games, the making of an 18th Century craft (TBD), demonstrating the Drill of Arms and use of the musket. Musical entertainment will be provided by the 18th Century band “Dead Man’s Waistcoat”. More activities maybe added or changed.

Please bring a sack lunch to enjoy.

For questions: eiefieldtrips@gmail.com

Los Angeles Times Printing Plant

Friday

March 8, 2019

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

COST:   $2.00 per person  (ages 8 years and up)

 PLACE:

  • 2000 E. 8th Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90014

PARKING:  Free, tell the guard that you are there for a tour.

Registration Deadline:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 (or until full) 

In the past year, the Los Angeles Times plant printed more than 195 million newspapers. Each week, 3,764,858 complete newspapers roll off of the presses. Watching the team work, the presses run and the robots move the giant rolls of paper provides a glimpse behind the scenes of what we like to call “the daily miracle.” We invite you to experience the printing process – and see what happens before a newspaper lands on your doorstep.

 No food or weapons on the premises.

San Diego Safari Park

(1 of 3 field trips in San Diego)

Wednesday

March 13, 2019           

 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

COST:     

  • $15.00 per person\ 2 yrs. & under free (includes tram ride)
  • $5.00 Balloon Safari (additional cost-pay at registration)
  •  (Max 1 adult per child at that price, extra adults pay regular admission unless we have extra children in our group)

PLACE:

  • 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
  • Escondido, California 92027

 PARKING:  Free – you just need to tell them you are with a group & EiE

 Deadline:   Monday, March 4, 2019

 Join us for an exciting day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The Africa Tram runs from 10:00 am until 45 minutes before the park closes. This is a self-guided program so you can explore as you wish. For and additional charge, the Balloon Safari – enjoy unbelievable views shared only by the birds that soar over the Safari Park’s grounds! Modeled after the hot air balloon tours of the Serengeti, it can hold up to 30 passengers as the tethered helium balloon rises silently 400 feet. The Balloon Safari is 10 to 12 min. long. There is a fountain playground you may want to enjoy if it is hot, so bring extra clothes if you think your children will want to get wet.

 

For questions:

eiefieldtrips@gmail.com

Fleet Science Center – San Diego

“Pause & Play” & IMAX “Dream Big: Engineering Our World”

 

Thursday

March 14, 2019          

10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

COST:          

  • $8.00 per student
  •  $10.00 adult
  •  (2 yrs. & younger free)         

 PLACE:        

  • Fleet Science Center
  • 1875 El Prado
  • San Diego, CA 92101
  • Balboa Park

 PARKING:  Free

 Deadline:   Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (or until full) 

 The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. Our mission is to realize a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science. At the science center, you can explore and investigate more than 100 interactive exhibits that pique your curiosity and become immersed in an IMAX film adventure that shows the wonders of the planet—and beyond.

 A brand new exhibition: Pause|Play has indeed enticed you to pause, and to play. Life is busy. And play is anything but frivolous. There are cognitive, social, emotional and physical benefits to play, at any age. And play enhanced by technology and scientific knowledge is evermore stimulating.

 Pause|Play’s park isn’t an amusement park. It’s an immersive, evocative experience for the mind and body. The Fleet Science Center invites you to pause and play. Relax and remember. Experiment and enjoy.

 Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, 

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first of its kind film for IMAX®and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behindengineering marvels big and small,and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

 For questions: eiefieldtrips@gmail.com

USS Midway Museum – San Diego

(3 of 3 field trips in San Diego)

 

Friday

March 15, 2019

 10:30 am (tour time is 11:00am)  

***Please be prompt. The group must enter together (all must check in before we can get in line to register) and everyone will be held up if you are late.

COST:         $6.00 per person – (under 5 yrs. free)

Must have 10 students to go

PLACE:  

  • 910 N. Harbor Drive
  • San Diego, CA 92101
  • (alongside Navy Pier)
  •  PARKING:   $10.00

 Deadline:   Thursday, February 26, 2015

Experience Life at Sea without Leaving Port!

 Imagine experiencing life at sea aboard one of America’s longest serving aircraft carriers. Visitors to the USS Midway Museum enter a floating city at sea and walking the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served out country and upheld the American ideals of strength, freedom and peace.

SAN DIEGO California USA – March 13 2016: aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) flying deck with aircrafts museum in San Diego harbour USA

The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Guest can spend the day exploring more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 29 restored aircraft. The self-guided audio tour, narrated by Midway sailors, brings the carrier’s history to life.  Exhibits range from the crew’s sleeping quarters to a massive galley, engine room, the ship’s jail, officer’s country, post office, machine shops, and pilot’s ready rooms, as well as primary flight control and the bridge high in the island over the flight deck. Especially popular are the museum docents you’’ meet throughout the ship.  Each is eager to share a personal story, an anecdote, or amazing statistic, adding to your amazement throughout your adventures. (Most visitors spend 3-4 hours aboard Midway)

NOTE:  Each participant must review the Code of Conduct at https://www.midway.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Education-Code-of-Conduct.pdf

Aquarium of the Pacific – Long Beach

Monday

March 25, 2019    

10:00 am  

COST:         $9.50 per person

 

PLACE:      100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

 

PARKING:  $8.00 with validation

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (or until full) 

 Featuring 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits.

 Home to more than 11,000 ocean animals, representing nearly 500 species, the Aquarium celebrates the planet’s largest and most diverse body of water: the Pacific Ocean.

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a world-class aquarium, exploring the waters of Southern California and Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific. In addition to the three main galleries highlighting the major regions of the Pacific, the Aquarium features exhibits outdoors, including Shark Lagoon, the Lorikeet Forest aviary, and Our Water Future. Our special exhibits gallery features changing exhibits, and visitors can learn more about veterinary care at the Molina Animal Care Center. Meet our colony of Magellanic Penguins in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, and engage

Center featuring NOAA’s Science on a Sphere®.

For questions:

eiefieldtrips@gmail.com