Yosemite 2020

ATTN STUDENTS --- Your Google Classroom code is: lfctp1q

To pay the fee via PayPal, make sure to select "Cupertino Middle School" from the dropdown menu AND type in your student's 6-digit ID number.

The fee deadline is on October 9, 2019.

Questions/concerns around payment? Please email kaufman_steven@cusdk8.org.


NatureBridge must have a participant registration form for each student and chaperone attending our trip. All forms need to be completed at least 6 weeks prior to the trip. Without a complete form your child will not be able to participate in the program. Please allow approximately 15 minutes to complete this form.

Registration is due December 6, 2019.

Questions/concerns about the Naturebridge form? Please email iyengar_rj@cusdk8.org.

2020 Departure and Arrival Info

This year's Yosemite trip is from Sunday, March 8 to Friday, March 13.


Departure: Sunday, March 8

Students need to be at Cupertino Middle School promptly at 9:45 am on Sunday, March 8. There will not be adult supervision before 9:45 as all chaperones will be meeting to finalize our trip preparation, so DO NOT arrive earlier than 9:45 am.

To get onto the bus: Students need to have their hiking boots on their feet (or one pair of athletic shoes, with a second pair packed in their bag) and their Hiking Backpack with a disposable sack lunch, their Yosemite Journal in a ziplock baggie (with writing utensils), and TWO full bottles of water. For more info on what needs to be packed, check the Gear and Equipment Packing List.

Please NOTE that Sunday is the start of Daylight Savings time! Remember to change your clocks before going to bed on Saturday night - we won't be leaving late to accommodate late risers!

Arrival: Friday, March 13

We will be arriving back at CMS between 6 and 7 pm.