Field Trips

Field trips are an excellent way to augment your home education efforts.  Hands on, real life learning can increase understanding and retention.  And, they are just plain fun!
Trips are planned and coordinated by our on-staff Field Trip Coordinator who relies on parent participation and assistance.  If you would like to help out with a specific field trip, or if you have a suggestion for a future field trip, contact the Field Trip Coordinator at
Student at pupkin patch

HCS Field Trip Policies and Procedures

Field Trips are a great HCS member benefit! Registration for upcoming trips open up to the whole school at the same time, so everyone has the same opportunity to sign up for each trip. Field trips are announced in the HCS weekly email and on our HCS website. Trips can fill, so we encourage you to sign up at your earliest convenience.

Heritage Christian School is a nonprofit organization and depends on fundraising activities which provide resources to sustain the services offered to our families.  One of the means available includes offering some field trips with a fundraising component to cover staff time in providing field trips as well as cover processing (and other) fees.  The four field trips that include a fundraising component are: The San Diego Zoo, The Safari Park, Sea World, and Legoland.  Schools are given considerable discounts by these venues which are passed on to our members but also include a small fundraising component.  

Deadlines for registration and start times for each trip are firm, so please carefully read the flyer and registration page with all the details for each specific field trip.

Registrations are completed online through Constant Contact, unless otherwise noted. Payment for field trips will be required at the time of registration via PayPal. Please note that you do not need to have a PayPal account in order to pay through PayPal. You just need a debit or credit card. 

A confirmation email will be sent directly after your successful registration. An additional email will be sent one week prior to the trip with everything you need to know for the day of the event.

No Refunds, As per HCS policy,  for any trip for any reason.

Upcoming Field Trips

Knott's Berry Farm
March 21, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Register by 2/26/23


Fleet Science Center
March 29, 2023
9:15 am - 12:00 pm

Register by 3/27/23


March 31, 2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Register by 3/22/23

sacramento capital

Northern California Trip
April 20-21, 2023

Visit field trip web page for more information.

Contact Lydia Amos at with any questions.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
April 21, 2023
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Register by 4/4/23


San Diego Zoo Safari Park
April 25, 2023
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Register by 4/21/23


Riley's Farm Civil War
May 10, 2023
9:45 am - 2:00 pm

Register by 4/20/23


Classics 4 Kids
Nature's Music Concert
May 19, 2023
11:15 am - 12:45 pm

Register by 5/11/23


Past Field Trips

Museum of Making Music
February 21, 2023
9:15 am - 11:30 am

Marine Science Floating  Lab
February 17, 2023
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

San Diego Zoo Sign

San Diego Zoo
January 18, 2023
9:15 am - 5:00 pm

Southern CA Ballet Presents
The Nutcracker
December 16, 2022
10:15 am - 12:45 pm

Knott's Berry Farm
November 30, 2022
9:45 am - 10:00 pm 

Sea World
November 9, 2022
9:45 am - 2:30 pm

Knott's Berry Farm
November 4, 2022
9:45 am - 8:00 pm

Bates Nut Farm
October 28th, 2022
8:45 am - 12:00 pm

San Diego Air & Space Museum
October 26, 2022
9:45 am 

Riley's Farm Gold Rush
October 12, 2022
9:30 am - 1:45 pm 

USS Midway Museum
September 28, 2022
10:45 am

A Simpler Time
Alpaca Farm & Fiber Mill
September 14, 2022
Group 1: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Group 2: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Volcan Valley Apple Farm
September  9, 2022
10 AM - 11:00 am 

San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets
Baseball Game at Petco Park
June 8, 2022

San Diego Zoo Sign

San Diego Zoo
May 25, 2022
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

The New Children's Museum
May 23, 2022
9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Carlsbad Strawberry Company
U -Pick Strawberry
May 18, 2022

Cabrillo National  Monument
Intertidal Exploration
May 11, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

san diego zoo safari park

Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary Ethnobotany Program
May 4, 2022
9:45am - 12:00pm

Upcoming Field Trips

Save the date for these upcoming field trips. As soon as all details are confirmed, the registration for that field trip will open.
5/12/23 - Metropolitan Educational Theater
5/19/23 - Classics4Kids: Nature's Music

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