Presentation on theme: "Pt. Fermin Outdoor School"— Presentation transcript:
1Pt. Fermin Outdoor School Science at Sea Tall Ships Program
2Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Operated by LAUSD’s Office of Outdoor & Environmental Education, Beyond the BellDedicated to promoting a cooperative learning atmosphere where students are encouraged to engage in the science inquiry process through experiential education in the natural world
3Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Located within the Fort MacArthur complex in San Pedro, CA near Cabrillo Beach
4Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Nearby attractions include Point Fermin Lighthouse Park and The Korean Friendship Bell
5Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center The facility includes:A spacious dining hall / multi-purpose room
6Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Separate boys’ and girls’ dorms in separate buildings
7Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Separate boys’ and girls’ restrooms.
8Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Clean and secure restroom stalls
9Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Separate boys’ and girls’ shower facilities
10Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Separate teachers’ quarters
11Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Security gates and perimeter fencingRecreation areas
12All center staff are:Fingerprinted and cleared by the FBI & Department of JusticeTrained in First Aid and CPRTB testedSupplied with 2 way radios
13Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center Only LAUSD personnel and District-approved individuals are permitted on siteStudents are supervised 24/7 by center personnel and/or classroom teachersAll activities are pre-approved by the LAUSD Office of Outdoor and Environmental Education
14Science at Sea Tall Ships Program Students will engage in the science inquiry process aboard a sailing vessel in and around the Port of Los AngelesStudents build confidence and achieve a sense of accomplishment as they assume the role of the crew and sail the vessel.
15Science at Sea Tall Ships Program Students will explore some of the challenges that currently affect the health of our oceans.Students will assume the role of marine scientists, navigators, meteorologists, and engineers.
16Program PartnersPoint Fermin Outdoor School is working in collaboration with both MESA and The Los Angeles Maritime Institute to bring this innovative program to your school.
17Additional Considerations We will collect phones and media players upon arrival, and return them before departureAll medications (prescribed or over-the-counter) require LAUSD release forms signed by a doctor and a parent. Please do not send medications unless absolutely necessary. All medications should be given to the teacher prior to boarding the bus for Pt. Fermin.Food Services can only prepare meals for special dietary needs with prior notification
18Additional Considerations We will spend a considerable part of Saturday off-site, and again for a shorter period on SundaySaturday we will take a school bus to Ports-o-Call to board tall sailing vessels for a multi-hour sailing and research expedition.Sea sickness is possible
19Pt. Fermin Outdoor Education Center We are committed to providing a safe and enriching field study experience for your child.