Living Coast Discovery Center Field Trip for Third Grade Ocean Week
    (Formally The Chula Vista Nature Center)
    1000 Gunpowder Point Drive
    Chula Vista, CA  91910
    Our classes will be going to the Living Coast Discovery Center on DATE TBD. This trip corresponds to our study of wetlands for Ocean Week and it is a wonderful place to learn about the wetland biome.
    The bus will depart our school at 8:45 a.m. and we will return to school at 2:00 p.m.  If you are a chaperone and would like to take the bus with the class, please join us, or you may drive down separately or with a carpool, follow the bus, and meet us there.  If you drive to the center, you will need to park in a nearby parking lot and get on our bus at the gate. Or you will take the Discovery Center Shuttle bus into the property which starts running at 10:00 a.m., so you may need to wait in the lot if you don't follow the bus down. There is no guest parking at the LCDC. For directions, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.
    For more information about the center:
    Students will need to bring/wear the following:
    backpack with snack, lunch, 2 drinks,
    a hat, light jacket or sweatshirt, good walking shoes
    wear sunscreen
    chaperones (remember snack/lunch/drinks)  
    camera or smartphone (please note, teachers are not responsible for your child's personal equipment)
    no more than $20 for the souvenirs store
    (please do not bring iPads or other electronic devices on this trip) 
    1. 8:45 Bus  arrives SSF
        9:00 Departs SSF
    2. 9:45 Arrive LCDC
    3. 9:45-10:30  Snack at outdoor classroom on tables, work on packet if time
         Bathroom time -stay outside please, with chaperones
    Rotations include:  Scavenger Hunt & Shop, Docent Tour, Wetland Walk 
    4. 10:30-11:15 - First Rotation
    5. 11:15-12:00 - Second Rotation
    6. 12:00 - 12:30  Lunch together on the deck in the rear of the center
    7. 12:30-1:00 - Third Rotation
    8. 1:15 Board bus back to SSF!
    9. 2:00 - 2:38  Arrive back at school
    Driving Directions
    Driving Directions
    Take I-5 south
    Exit E Street
    Turn right and park in Living Coast Parking Lot
    Take our bus or shuttle into the Center