7th Grade Catalina Field Trip
7th Grade Catalina Field Trip

May 13th to May 15th 2016.

The lottery for students will be held during lunch Friday September 11 the day after Back to School Night. A $50 deposit will be collected from selected students.

The Catalina Island Marine Institute program on Catalina Island is a three day  field trip (Friday May 13th to Sunday May 15th 2016). 

This is an exciting and motivational program,which allows students to engage in science first hand through hiking,snorkeling, and marine labs.  

Forty-Five students from OPMS,  plus teachers and parent chaperon's will be attending.  The cost will be approximately $297, which covers round trip transportation from OPMS to Catalina Cruises  terminal in Long Beach, ocean transportation, housing,meals, program instructors and all necessary equipment for each program.

All trip participants can not have any F's, N's or U's and only one D for the first three quarters. Students on the  Choices List are ineligible for the trip.

The final payment for the trip will be due the second week of April.  The total cost of the trip will be approximately $297.  The exact amount is not known at this time due to the fluctuating cost of bus fuel. 

Information and packing lists 

More information about the trip (permission slips, final payment information, packing lists,room assignments, etc.) will be given to your student when the final payment is due.

If you have questions please contact Mr. Reynolds at 760-787-2416 or email