Santa Cruz Island Camp and Explore

Santa Cruz Island Camp and Explore

October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Channel Islands National Park
05:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Cruz on over to Channel Islands largest island, Santa Cruz, and experience nature like never before. On this 3 day adventure, you will snorkel in kelp forests, hike to some of nature’s most breathtaking views, and sleep under the stars! Don’t get crabby yet, we’re going to also visit tide pools and the critters that call it their home! So grab your swimsuits and hiking shoes and join us for an unforgettable weekend!

Trip Cost     
Student and SRWC Member: $125
Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association: $155
Affiliate: $170
Sponsored Guest: $250
Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline

October 24, 2018 @ 6pm

Activity Level
2 - Active


Day 1:  We will meet not so bright and early up at the SRWC at 500am in order to catch or boat. We will drive 3 hours to Ventura Ca in order to catch a 900am ferry to Santa Cruz Island. After setting up camp on the island we will go on a little day hike and explore the island. After some exploring we will have dinner and hit the hay!

Day 2:  We will wake up early for a hearty breakfast and head to a moderate and scenic hike. in the afternoon we will go on a fun snorkeling advetnure. After a long day of hiking, tide pool, and snorkeling we will enjoy our dinner under the stars and get some well-deserved rest.

Day 3:  Sunday, after a morning hiking and a little more exploring we will have lunch just before catching our 1200pm ferry back ot the mainland. We will grab dinner on the way home and be at CSUSB by 800pm.


7 meals are included, starting with lunch on day 1 (2 breakfast, 3 lunch, and 2 dinner)
Dinner of the way home is not provided. Bring money. 

Hygiene and Comfort
We will be carrying our all our food, shelter, clothing, water and equipment in a pack weighting up to 40lbs. We will be staying in reserved campsites. The campsites are within close proximity to vault toilets and there are NO showers. We will have access t drinking water. You will have the option to share a tent with one or two people or sleep out under the cover of the stars.  Light weight tents, warm synthetic sleeping bags, foam pads and ground tarps will be provided to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The ground consists of soft soil.  

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