Field Trips / Outdoor Education

Classrooms Without Walls

To truly build life-long learners, St. Michael's brings learning to life for its students by providing unmatched enrichment experiences for all students outside the classroom.

  • Frequent day trips to experience the Sacramento Region's many historical, natural, artistic, and interactive resources.
  • Overnight outdoor education trips to foster exploration, personal development, and relationship building.
  • Cross country travel opportunities to expand students' world views.
  • Retreat program to promote spiritual, moral, and personal development.

Lower School Field Trips

  • Kindergarten: Carmichael Library and Pumpkin Patch
  • First Grade: Pumpkin Patch and Soilborn Farm
  • Second Grade: Jelly Belly Factory, Explorit Science Center and Crest Theater
  • Third Grade: Exploratorium, Discovery Science Center, Crocker Art Museum, B Street Theater, and 3-Day Outdoor Education Trip
  • Fourth Grade: Effie Yeaw Maidu Field Trip, Rhodes School House, and 3-Day Outdoor Education Trip

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Middle School Field Trips

Fifth Grade: Rocknasium (Middle School Retreat), Pumpkin Patch with Kindergarten Buddies, Discovery Science Center, and 4-Day Outdoor Education Trip


Sixth Grade: Rocknasium (Middle School Retreat), Rosicrucian Egyptian Musem, 4-Day Winter Outdoor Education Trip, 5-Day Trip to Catalina Island Marine Institute


Seventh Grade: Middle School Retreat, 3-Day Trip to Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, Oregon), 5-Day Outdoor Education Trip to Headlands Institute (Sausalito, California), and 6-Day Trip to Space Camp (Huntsville, Alabama)


Eighth Grade: Middle School Retreat, Pumpkin Patch with First Grade Buddies, Empty Bowls Lunch, Shriners Hospital (Sacramento, California), 3-Day Trip to Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, Oregon), 4-Day Outdoor Education Trip (Yosemite, California), and 9-Day East Coast Big Trip (Washington DC, Gettysburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia and New York City)

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I witnessed firsthand the ease of transition from Middle school to High School. My daughter was both academically and socially prepared, and I directly attribute this to her St. Michael's experience."

— Cathy Fobes, Parent

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