Below is the list of our upcoming trips and events. Sometimes during the year there are only a few trips shown, but check back as new trips are added every few weeks.

Contact the leader directly if you would like to volunteer for a specific trip, and be sure to RSVP for events if requested, especially New Volunteer Orientations.

Past trips and events are shown in the second table.

Friday, April 19, 2024

ARISE HS Snowshoe Trip to Hutchison Lodge

We will be taking 20 High Schools students from ARISE HS in Oakland up to the Hutchison Lodge near Sugarbowl for a weekend of snow activity.  We plan to cook most of our meals in the Hutchinson Lodge, but will have a our Saturday night dinner cooked for us family style at the nearby Clair Tappan Lodge.  We will spend our time snowshoeing, hiking, and enjoying winter activities in the Donner Lake area. 

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Snow trip
Hutchinson Lodge
3
Mike Bandrowski
Arise High School

Previous Trips and Events

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Oakand High Adventure Club Redwood Park Hike

The Oakland High Adventgure Club will car-pool to a trailhead in Redwlod Regional Park, high in the Oakland Hills, hiking in streambeds and over ridges with great views of the surrounding area.  The trip should end bvy mid afternoon.

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Day hike
Redwood Regional Park
1
Andrew Young
Oakland High School OUSD
Friday, January 19, 2024

Oakland High ESA Big SUr

Oakland High's ESA will be going to Big SUr in order to explore the coast line and abundant beaches in the area.

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Car camping
Pfeiffer Big Sur
3
Matthew Fields
Oakland High School OUSD
Friday, November 3, 2023

ESA Pinnacles

ESA Will do our annual camping trip to Pinnacles National Park

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Car camping
Pinnacles
2
Matthew Fields
Oakland High School Environmental Science Academy
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Oakland HS Memorial Park Camping

Oakland High School students and ICO will camp in the redwoods in San Mateo County's Memorial County Park. We will also visit and explore Pescadero Beach and marsh. 

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Car camping
Memorial Park
2
Ann Brown
Oakland High School- Visual Arts Academy (VAAMP)
Friday, October 20, 2023

Angel Island with OUSD

 We will ferry from Tiburon to Angel Island and then hike to the top. We'll enjoy lunch and snacks while there before catching the ferry back.

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Day hike
Angel Island
1
Stephanie Clippert
Oakland High School OUSD
Sunday, April 23, 2023

Green Tigers Outing to Tilden Regional Park

Join ICO and other BCC and Laney ESL students for a beautiful hike at Tilden Regional Park. This 3 mile loop will feature beautiful water views as we hike from Tilden Farms up to a scenic viewpoint. The hike is considered medium difficulty because it does climb some elevation. We’ll take lots of breaks and will enjoy lunch together afterwards.

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Day hike
Tilden Regional Park
1
ICO Admin
Green Tigers Club
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Mt. Tam with Oakland Unified School District

2 day car camping trip with planned activities such as hiking, campfire, cooking, and art with students from Oakland High School.

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Car camping

2
Linda De Young
Oakland High School OUSD
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Oakland High Adventure Club Redwood Park Day Hike

The Oakland High School Adventure Club will hike through Redwood Regional Park, a unit of the East Bay Regional Park District, la large park/open space area located in the Oakiland Hills.  The trailhead is not far from Oakland, and the hiking route will include great views of the surrounding area as well as dense redwood forests and possible surprises along the way. 

 

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Day hike
Huckleberry Regional Preserve, Oakland
1
Andrew Young
Oakland High School OUSD
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Joaquin Miller Park with Green Tigers

Berkeley City College and Laney College ESL students are joining ICO in a hike to Sibley Volcanic Preserve. We will take the 3.5 mile hike around the volcanic preserve and enjoy getting to know one another over lunch.

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Day hike
Joaquin Miller Park
1
Linda De Young
Green Tigers Club