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Spring Break Trips



SPRING BREAK TRIP: COASTAL RETREAT with yoga, hiking, and aquatic exploration.

Monday, March 24- Friday, March 28
Signup Begins: Friday, December 6
Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00 pm

Visit the Central Oregon Coast, explore the amazing Oregon Aquarium, and recharge your body doing yoga on this unique spring break trip!  The trip leaves Monday, March 24 of Spring Break and returns Friday evening, March 28, so you have both weekends on either end of spring break to visit friends or catch up on homework.  Do yoga each day, and explore the trails of the Oregon dunes, the ocean shores, and some of the old growth forests.  You can get one credit in PE/A 142 “Wilderness Leadership” for participation during this trip. This class counts as an activity credit for graduation!



SPRING BREAK TRIP: HIKING AND KAYAKING REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK

Friday, March 21- Sunday, March 30
Signup Begins: Friday, December 6
Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, March 11 at 4:30 pm

Come stay at a lodge and cabins in Redwood National Park for spring break! We will spend half the week doing hikes through huge redwood forests and stunning beaches on the Pacific Ocean. We will also be able to spend half of the trip learning how to handle a kayak on the bays and lagoons adjacent to the ocean. It’s the start of spring in these spectacular forests, so the wildflowers will be blooming. The main lodge we are renting has a huge kitchen for cooking meals, great resources for learning about redwood ecology, and hot showers, too! Redwoods are the tallest living things in the world, so don’t miss this opportunity to live among them for a week! You can get one credit in PE/A 142 “Wilderness Leadership” for participation during this trip. 



SPRING BREAK TRIP: CALIFORNIA SURF CLINIC (full, waitlist available)

Friday, March 21Saturday, March 29
Signup Begins: Friday, December 6
Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, March 11 at 5:30 pm

Learn to surf! Camp on bluffs just above the crashing Pacific Ocean, & surf on the central California coast.  This course is designed for beginner surfers, yet more experienced surfers are welcome to take the classes and improve upon their skills. Learn how to read the surf conditions, how to choose the safest entry and exit point of the surf break, and proper surfing etiquette.  Learn paddling, wave catching, standing up, and turning techniques. Get the best tips and coaching from the excellent surfing staff of UC Santa Cruz. All you need is your swimsuit, reasonable swimming ability, and a desire to hit the surf. We provide the rest.  Spectacular trails are there to explore after your surf sessions each day.  On top of that, the intriguing city of Santa Cruz and its world famous boardwalk are nearby.  Trip fee includes transportation, food, camping, surf instructors, and all the equipment you’ll need! You can get one credit in PE/A 142 “Wilderness Leadership” for participation during this trip.