Attention all California fourth graders and their families! Did you know you can visit 19 California State Parks, opens a new window for free this summer?
You can read more about this amazing program at the California Parks and Recreation, opens a new window website.
Not a fourth grader? Don't forget your local library has State Parks vehicle day-use passes available for check out for all library cardholders. Learn more about the Outdoors For All Initiative, opens a new window and how to visit California's wonderful parks!
Free Field Trips for Fourth Graders
in East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Half Moon Bay and Rural Coastside Communities
San Mateo County Libraries is excited to announce that this summer and fall we will be hosting some adventure-packed field trips to the California Railroad Museum, opens a new window, Hollister Hills SVRA, opens a new window, Jack London State Historic Park, opens a new window and Samuel P. Taylor Park, opens a new window for fourth graders and their families who live in the communities of North Fair Oaks, East Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay and rural Coastside communities.
Families familiar with our Library Explorers offering will remember the value of these hands-on learning opportunities. These field trips will focus on racial equity topics related to California history, as well as physical and mental wellness. English language learners, gender non-conforming, and BIPOC families from these communities are especially welcome to find out more about these amazing field trips.
If you are a parent or guardian of a fourth grader, a teacher, school administrator, or nonprofit partner that serves fourth graders and their families in East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Half Moon Bay or rural Coastside communities and are interested in finding out more ,please reach out by filling out our interest forms:
Hollister Hills SVRA, opens a new window on Saturday, June 10
Jack London State Park, opens a new window on Wednesday, July 12
California Railroad Museum, opens a new window on Saturday, August 5
Samuel P Taylor Park, opens a new window on Saturday, October 7
For all of our fourth graders outside of these communities, stay tuned for more Summer Learning plans! We will be hosting great events at our local County parks this summer and hope to see you at the park and libraries!