FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES AND TRAIL ETIQUETTE

Prepare your group for the field trip

  • Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes (no flip-flops).
  • Wear layered clothing to allow for changes in temperature.
  • Sunblock and a hat are highly recommended.
  • Name tags are required for all students and chaperones (optional template).
  • Use the bathroom before coming. There are restroom facilities only at the Nature Center.

Stay on designated trails

  • For the safety of the children and the wildlife, please stay on designated trails. 
  • Walk quietly along the trail to avoid disturbing wildlife and other hikers. 

Leave only footprints, take away memories

  • All plants, animals and artifacts are protected in the reserve. 
  • Do not pick any flowers or leaves.
  • Return any item you examined just where you found it.
  • Food is not allowed on trails, but water is highly recommended. 
  • Carry out with you anything you brought in.

Arrival, Rain, or Cancellations

  • Please try to arrive 15 minutes early to assemble everyone to start on-time.
  • In the event of rain, contact Elayna Flanders, Education Coordinator, at elayna [at] sanelijo [dot] org or no later than 8 am on the morning of your field trip.  Arrangements will be made to reschedule your field trip.
  • Should your group encounter major traffic delays or any other unforeseen complications, please contact Elayna Flanders.