RSVP a Field Trip

American Academy’s First Friday of the Month Field Trip (FFOTM) is available for All Currently Enrolled Students and Their Families who have enrolled two (2) days or more at our academy. Please sign up with the RSVP form below. Click Here to learn more about our Field Trips or Friday elective program or See all Upcoming Field Trips.


Upcoming Field Trip: 2/5 (Fri) – Offshore Fishing Experience with Dana Wharf Sportfishing Company

Get ready for an enjoyable time in the open seas for our First Friday of the Month Field Trip in February. Get your rod and reel ready as we take a look at habitats and enjoy a relaxing time fishing. Students will enjoy the open waters and fresh air while learning to bait and catch their fish and learn about the types of local fish.

Date:  Friday, February 5th, 2020
Time:  10:00 am to 3:00 pm (*Please arrive at 9:15 AM and check in at the office, we are boarding at 9:45 AM)
Where: Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching – 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
Who: All enrolled students and immediate family ages 3+ (children must be chaperoned by parent or guardian)
Costs: $28.00/person (students/parents)
What’s Included: Fishing Boat | Captain & Crew | Rod Rental & tackle | Live & frozen bait | Parking (extended hours)
RSVP Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2020

What is NOT included:
– Fishing license for ages 16+ $17.02 (16+ year olds or parents who intend to fish or help their child fish must purchase through the Department of Fish and Wildlife at the Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching office. If you intend to help your child and you touch the fishing pole, tackle, or bait, you must have a license.)
– Food (lunch special $8.00/person which includes 2 hotdogs, chips, & drink). View Food Menu at Dana Wharf Sportfishing.
– Crew Gratuity, typically $5-10/ person is customary (cash)

What to Bring:
Sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, hat, lunch (optional), jacket, and water bottle, completed waiver
View Dana Wharf Adult waiver.pdf
View Dana Wharf Minor waiver.pdf


Complete and submit the RSVP form

Waiver and Consent

*If you are not an enrolled family, CLICK HERE to speak to an Enrollment Specialist.


*Important Note (Please read):

  1. We will contact you 1-2 days before the field trip date to confirm your registration.
  2. If you have any questions, please call (949) 371-5785 or email us to: info@american-academy.org