OVS students across the grade levels will venture to the beaches, islands, and mountains of California in September and October for their fall camping trips. The high school students will be the first group to depart. All 112 students in grades 9-12 will divide into four groups and spend a week, starting September 14, camping in Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and the Channel Islands national parks. Students are expected to come to school with their outdoor gear, or be prepared to make final purchases of equipment during the first weekend at school.
On September 28, our 8th graders will depart for a week of camping at Hume Lake in the western Sierras, while the 7th graders will spend a week camping, snorkeling, kayaking, and hiking at Santa Cruz in the national park. The 6th graders will spend four days camping at Montana de Oro State Park on the central coast starting September 29. Elementary students will camp October 7-9.
All OVS students need to be equipped with the correct outdoor gear to enjoy their upcoming adventures, whether that’s getting dirty trudging in the mud of the Kings River, splashing in the surf of the Pacific Ocean, or sleeping under the stars in the eastern Sierras.