Catalina Trip Blog

Arrival status as of 4:45pm:

Sorry for the delay as traffic is heavy... new estimated arrival time is 5:30pm for both schools. Remember, AEW parents please do not park in the front loop.

Arrival Status as of 3:43pm:

We have loaded the busses and on our way back to the school sites. Estimated time of arrival 5:15pm.

Update Tuesday November 6 2:10pm: Both schools have now snorkeled!! Some students got up early before breakfast to take a morning hike up the shrine. We hoped to see a sunrise, but unfortunately it was overcast. We will try again tomorrow!! Have posted some pictures in the folder below. Again, we try our best with capturing all the fun times your student is having and some pictures might have to be downloaded. Your student will see you tomorrow at school! Please be on time and continue to check the blog for updated arrival time back to your campus.

CATALINA PICTURES 2018


Update Monday 1:40pm: We arrived at Toyon Bay around 12:45pm!! Students ate their lunches, got unpacked and now are heading to their first classes or their orientation snorkel!!

Monday November 5--

We are ON the boat heading to Catalina!!! Kids are very excited!! We will do our best to upload pictures, but internet is VERY limited!! Remember...NO NEWS is GOOD NEWS!!


This is the official A. E. Wright and A. C. Stelle Middle School 7th Grade Honor Society Catalina Trip Blog. Please check in here for daily updates from camp. Parents please make sure to attend the parent meeting at 7pm Wednesday, October 25, 2018 in the Multipurpose Room at A. C. Stelle Middle School. Specific trip information will be presented at that time.

All campers need to meet in front of the Main Office of their respective schools at 6:00am Monday, November 5, 2018. Look on the office door for bus lists and other pertinent trip information. Students should wait on the sidewalk outside the office area until chaperones arrive to take roll. DO NOT board your bus until a chaperone has instructed you to do so.

Each camper MUST have a THICK, HEAVY INSULATED, WINTER WEATHER TYPE JACKET and a sack lunch in their hand when boarding their bus. DO NOT PACK THESE ITEMS IN YOUR LUGGAGE! THEY MUST BE IN HAND WHEN BOARDING THE BUS!

PARENTS! PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY SNACK OR LUNCH ITEMS CONTAINING PEANUT PRODUCTS! WE HAVE SEVERAL STUDENTS WHO ARE SEVERELY ALLERGIC TO NUTS ATTENDING THE TRIP! Also, make sure to pack all medications including INHALERS AND EPIPENS if your child requires them.

Make sure to look over supply lists carefully! Be prepared for all types of weather!

Catalina Supplies & Equipment List.pdf
Catalina Info. Parent Brochure.pdf