Eighth-Grade Yosemite Trip 2018

Yosemite Donations Needed!

Our 8th graders will be going to Yosemite November 26-30 and it could be really cold. We are looking for donations of clothing or gift cards. If you have any donations, please drop them off in the office with a note donation for Yosemite. Here is a list of items we could use:
  • Hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Wool socks
  • Beanies
  • Rain gear: ponchos, rain jackets, rain pants
  • Warm coats
  • Down coats or vests
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Bandanas
  • Water Bottles
  • Sleeping bags

Trip Donation Information

The suggested donation is $675. The school will welcome any donation you can make towards the trip. You can bring a check, made out to Mountain View Whisman School District or cash to the office. Donations can be accepted post trip.
FYI, the per-student cost covers:
  • NatureBridge program cost: 5 days/4 nights of program tuition, room and board, and all activities and instruction.
  • Transportation: round trip on charter bus.
  • Administration and supervision: planning and administration of the program, teacher stipends, and cost of substitute teachers.
  • Various other expenses: supplies, duplication of materials, etc.

Here is the Packing List and Student Contract (in Una Lista de Equipo y Estudiante Contrato ).

Trip Information
Date of Trip: November 26-November 30
Arrive at school on November 26 at 7:30
Return to school on November 30 around 6:00 pm

Directions for students:
1.Report to Multi-Purpose Room and check in.
2. At check-in students will be given their trail group number, school group number (A,B,C,D,E), cabin number, bus number and which teacher is supervising their group.
3. Once students check-in, if they have medication they will take their medications (that are in a ziplock bag) to the table of the school group (A,B,C,D,E) and hand in your medications. All medications must have a doctors note form filled out.
4. Next students will report to your trail group teacher and wait to board the bus.

If you have any questions, please contact
voicemail 650.526.3570 x2650

Helpful Links for Shopping
Bandanas (multi pack...split with a friend)
Local stores to find equipment:

Yosemite Trip 2017 Snapshots

Mountain View Whisman School District

Graham Middle School
1175 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 526-3570