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Student Trips

Student Study Trips Flyer  <-- Click for a printable PDF file


Dana Middle School 2017-2018 Student Study Trips


We are pleased to offer the following parent-pay study trip options for full time/registered Dana Middle School students.


6th Grade Camp Conrad Outdoor Science School-

Students and staff study the natural sciences in a semi-wilderness setting. Students room in chaperoned cabins.

Students will be assigned to their team's session.  

Sea Otters - September 29-October 1.   Sea Stars - October 6-8.

Camp fee is $180 per student, open to all sixth grade students, but space is limited.  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come basis, forms and payments are due by September 15.

Camp packets will be distributed during the first week of school.


Catalina/Toyon Bay and Washington DC trip requirements. 

Due to the commitment required for these activities it is mandatory that students earn:

       -  S (satisfactory) citizenship marks or better.

       -  Work habit marks no lower than N (needs improvement.

       -  GPA of 2.0 or better, earning no Fs.

       -  Grades and behavior will be reviewed at the end of first semester, third quarter, and prior to the trip departure date.  Check student grades in Canvas weekly and email your child's teacher if needed.  Grades cannot be changed after archiving.


7th Grade Catalina/Toyon Bay Trip

70 students and 5 staff chaperones will study the island flora and fauna by participating in activities that include Snorkeling and hiking in a semi-wilderness setting.

Trip Dates - Friday, April 20-Sunday, April 22, 2018.  

Fee of S370 per student includes lodging (student dorms), food, activities, transportation to and from the island, and a CMI/Toyon Bay sweatshirt.

The Catalina lottery results are posted on the Library door.

Students did not need to be present and were placed on the trip or wait lists.


8th Grade Washington DC/Gettysburg Study Trip.

Up to 80 students & 6-7 staff chaperones will study U.S. History at its roots.

Trip dates - Tuesday May 29 (evening flight) thru Saturday, June 2.  

Fee of $1,950 includes air/bus transportation, hotel lodging, meals, and activities.  

Registration for this trip is on a first-come basis, spaces are still available, email Mrs. Ory.  

Mandatory student meetings (Three Wednesday meetings at 8:00 am) will begin on October 18.

 A mandatory interview/essay project will be assigned to students in the fall.  

Please note - bag fees and WorldStrides course leader tips are not included in this fee and will be collected at the May student/parent trip meeting.


Washington DC Student Assignment  <-- Click for Assignment Details