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6th Grade Camp: Guided Discoveries: AstroCamp, Idyllwild
Dates:  Leave Monday, May 22 at 8am - Return Wednesday, May 24 at 3pm
Location:  Guided Discoveries: AstroCamp, Idyllwild
Cost:  The suggested donation amount for Guided Discoveries: AstroCamp is $250 per student.  This amount includes transportation fees. We appreciate any and all parent contributions.
About:  This is an expected education trip that is part of UDA's curriculum.  The students will leave Monday morning, and return to school on Wednesday.  All meals are included with participation in the trip.  The curriculum covered by Guided Discoveries: AstroCamp in Idyllwild includes learning about physical science, astronomy, investigation and experimentation.  Some of the possible classes include building and launching rockets, atmosphere and gases, lights and lasers, and micro-gravity.  Students also have the opportunity to go zip lining and work together on other ropes courses where they can practice their teamwork and leadership skills.
 
For more information about Guided Discoveries: AstroCamp, head to their website HERE.
 
7th Grade Camp: YMCA Camp Surf, Imperial Beach
Dates:  Leave Wednesday, May 10 at 10am- Return Friday, May 12 at 2:30pm
Location:  YMCA Camp Surf, Imperial Beach
Cost: The suggested donation amount is $175 per student. This amount includes transportation fees. We appreciate any and all parent contributions. 
About:  This is an expected educational trip that is part of UDA's curriculum.  The students will leave Wednesday morning, and return on Friday.  All meals are included with participation in the trip.  The curriculum covered in the YMCA Camp Surf classes and activities include learning about life science, ecology, earth sciences, investigation and experimentation.  Some of the possible classes include learning about estuaries, plant and animal relationships, solar-powered electronics, and jetty life.  Students also have the chance to use the climbing wall and work together cooperatively where they can practice their leadership skills.  YMCA Camp Surf also holds a Skit Night and a campfire s'mores night!  
 
For more information about YMCA Camp Surf, head to their website HERE.
 
 
8th Grade Camp: CIMI Fox Landing, Catalina Island
Dates:  Leave Monday, May 8 at 5:30am - Return Wednesday, May 10 at 7:30pm
Location:  CIMI Fox Landing, Catalina Island Marine Institute
Cost:  The suggested donation amount is $305 per student. This amount includes transportation fees. We appreciate any and all parent contributions.
About:  This is an expected educational trip that is part of UDA's curriculum.  The students will leave Monday morning, and return to school on Wednesday.  All meals are included with participation in the trip.  The curriculum covered at CIMI is focused on marine biology and island ecology.  Previous classes have included kayaking with dolphins, sea lions, and leopard sharks, night squid dissections, team building activities, snorkeling in the bay and sea creature touch tanks.  Students also learned about the island and the marine environment at Fox Landing.
 
For more information about CIMI Fox Landing, head to their website HERE.
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