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Environmental Studies 

An overnight trip for 6th & 7th grade students to participate in outdoor, experiential learning about environmental issues. This trip alternates years with the Spiritual Retreat. 

Learn more about the Catalina Island Marine Institute.


Spiritual retreat 

An overnight trip at the beginning of the year for 6th & 7th grade students to head to the mountains for a time of class bonding and spiritual goal-setting. A Christian mentor challenges the group to be leaders on our campus and amongst their friends as they live out God's calling in their lives.This trip alternates years with the Environmental Studies trip. 

Learn more about the Hume Lake Spiritual Emphasis Retreat.

Hume Lake 2022 Spiritual Emphasis - Week 4 from Hume Lake on Vimeo.


Middle School Capstone

This overnight field trip for 8th grade students is a culmination of SJCS's "Teach, not Ban" approach to teaching cultural discernment. On this trip, students apply what they have learned throughout their SJCS education to practice discernment around current issues as they engage and transform culture for Jesus Christ. 

Learn more about the Explore Washington D.C. tour from Joshua Expeditions. 

Explore Washington DC | Joshua Expeditions from Joshua Expeditions on Vimeo.


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