Field Trips & In-class Presentations

WOLF School offers a variety field trips and in-class programs to enhance students’ experiences with the outdoors.  Whether in combination with a residential program or non-residential scheduled day trip,  WOLF School can provide you with sophisticated naturalists who will guide and educate your students.

Contact the WOLF School Office for more information about the vast possibilities of Field Trips & In-class presentations. 


Field Trips


Add a field trip to your students’ residential environmental education experience.  These locations and more are offered as day trips or part of a week-long residential outdoor school programs!  For an additional fee and/or the cost of transportation, WOLF offers seasonal field trips to various state parks, science and history locations including:

Possible Field Trip Locations:

  • Santa Cruz Area:

    • Natural Bridges State Beach (Santa Cruz)
    • Forest of Nisene Marks State Park (Aptos)
    • The Monterey Bay Aquarium (Monterey)
    • Apex Adventures Ropes Courses (Santa Cruz)
    • Seacliff State Beach (Santa Cruz)
    • Wilder Ranch State Historic Park (Santa Cruz)
    • the Mystery Spot (Santa Cruz)
  • Sonoma Area: 

    • Goat Rock Beach (Sonoma Coast State Beach)
    • Jack London State Park (Glen Ellen)
  • Sierra Foothills Area:

    • Malakoff Diggins Historic Park (Nevada City area)  and more!
    • Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (Sierra foothills)

In-Class Presentations


Looking for a way to excite your students about their upcoming field trip to WOLF School? Thrilled by what your students learned at WOLF School and want to continue this new learning energy in the classroom? Or maybe looking for a shorter program to introduce outdoor science to your students?

The WOLF School offers in-class presentations to supplement your regular classroom instruction.  All presentations include standards-based hands-on activities, songs, active games, and student-centered discussion.  We bring materials such as animal skeletons & furs, plants, fungi, rocks and minerals, and materials necessary for group challenges.  


Topics include:

  • Animals! Animals!
  • Amazing Plants
  • California’s Gold Rush
  • Native American History
  • Geology Rocks!
  • Salamanders
  • Water Cycle and Watersheds
  • Group Building and Challenge Activities
  • Creative integration of topics - we can help design a custom program for your class!

 We are here to plan a memorable educational program connecting the outdoors to the classroom.  Contact Us today for more information.