Excursions of Summer

The Summer Adventures at Southwestern Academy offers a program that uniquely combines classroom education with fun, exciting and exceptional activities allowing students to enjoy their summer while exploring new opportunities in and out of the classroom.

The students at the entrance of the Getty Museum.

Huhu studying one of the paintings at The Getty.

The students asking questions to the docent at the Getty.

A trip to the Science Center to view the Endeavour up close.

The students testing a pulley outside the Science Center.

Santana with his lunch from the historical landmark, Phillipes, home of the original French Dipped Sandwich.

The students enjoyed the variety of international art on display at the Norton Simon Museum, located in Pasadena.

A quick trip to an old fashion ice cream parlor.

Most of the students ordered vanilla ice cream.

Mr. Gibbs takes his history class to the Huntington Library to learn about early America.

A trip to the Petersen Automobile Museum educated the students about California and transportation.

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Close to the campus is the The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden .


The students decided to circle a large Gum tree growing in front of the Queen Anne Cottage.

The Griffith Observatory located in the Hollywood Hills.

A view of the Los Angeles basin.

Mr. Pulgencio takes some of the students golfing in the afternoon.



The students at Raging Waters.

A good way to cool off during the summer.