Electives & Field Trips


Our Enrichment Lab is the anchor to our academic program. American Academy has taken project-based learning and exploration to a whole new level! The Enrichment Lab provides an active and innovative environment for students to apply their academic learning in a fun and practical way.

– Urban Workshop
– World Languages: Mandarin, Spanish, American Sign Language, Greek and Latin Roots – – Drama and Dance
– Speech and Debate
– Cookie and Cake Decorating
– Fine Arts: Classical and Pop
– Life Success and Etiquette
– Photography and Filmmaking
– Graphic Design
– Robotics
– Musical Instruments and Music Theory
– Computer Programming and Coding
– Journalism and Yearbook
– Business and Technology
– Architecture, Design & Engineering
– Living History
– Health and Fitness, PSAT Prep, TaeKwonDo, and many more…

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First Friday of the Month Field Trips
– Farms, Gardens, and Arboretums
– Science Museums and Discovery Centers
– Theme Parks and Aquariums
– Zoos, Sanctuaries, and Animal Preserves
– Heritage and Historical Parks
– Ecology, Planetariums, and Nature Centers
– Activity Centers and Children’s Museums
– Cultural Centers and Art Galleries
– Space, Aviation, and Maritime Museums

Upcoming Field Trips
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When: Friday, October 5, 2018 – 10:00 A.M.
Where: Lyon Air Museum – 19300 Ike Jones Rd., Santa Ana, CA
Who: All students who are registered for Fridays, and students who are registered in the Inspire Specialty Program, and their families are invited to attend.
Cost: Special group pricing: children are free; adults $11
RSVP: Sign-up by Sept. 19th

  • November 2, 2018 – Bowers Kidseum
  • December 7, 2018 – Muzeo Walk Through Anaheim History & Holiday Model Train Display
  • January 11, 2019 – Aquarium of the Pacific
  • February 1, 2019 – Tessmann Planetarium (at Santa Ana College)
  • April 12, 2019 – Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach
  • May 3, 2019 – Discovery Cube OC
  • June 5, 2019 (Wednesday) – Circus Trix Trampoline Park


*Electives are selected for each semester based on student interest and weekly class schedule. Not all Electives listed above are offered throughout the year.

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