East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

2017 Seraphim Summer Field Trips

Summer camp trips make summer break more exciting for kids. We offer field trips to zoo, museum and other places for preschoolers and elementary students that give them a fantastic learning experience.


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Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. The zoo is a natural oasis for animal lovers who visit. Hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see monkeys climb trees as the Willis Tower looms in the distance, and forget where you are as you immerse yourself in tropical rainforests, dry-thorn forests or spacious savannas.

Old World Wisconsin takes you back to the past at Old World Wisconsin — a vivid re-creation of the working farmsteads and settlements established by European immigrants in America’s heartland. Discover teams of oxen and horses working in the fields, the farm folk preparing hearty meals over wood-burning stoves, and the heirloom plants in well-tended gardens. Stroll through the 1880s Village and chat with the town blacksmith or the keeper of the general store. Discover the true spirit of early Wisconsin.

The Chicago Children’s Museum offers a variety of ways for students to experience hasummer field trip 4nds-on, playful learning. Design your own skyscraper, make a splash in the squirting, pumping water playground, and be a member of the expedition team and unearth a dinosaur.

Museum of Science and Industry, one of the largest science museums in the world, is home to more than 35,000 artifacts and nearly 14 acres of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.

Morton Arboretum Get lost in the maze garden, experience the engaging interactive activities, and be astonished by the towering 250 year old oak tree. The arboretum is a great destination to get close to nature.

Medieval Times is a unique combination of a medieval banquet and thrilling competition between knights that captures the imagination of all ages. This thrilling, action-packed entertainment experience was inspired by the true medieval tradition of royal families inviting guests to a festival and feast to watch knights compete on horseback.

Lake County Fair creates lasting memories for groups of all ages. Enjoy livestock animals and horticulture proudly exhibited by our community. Wholesome fun abounds in the form of a petting zoo, live music, rides, and races

Lake Forest Days Parade Join the East Lake Academy float as we have fun representing our school.

Action Territory Enjoy the exciting rides, play the games and have fun! Laser Tag, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf and more! There is something for everyone.

Vertical Endeavors Meet the challenges of indoor rock climbing at one of the largest rock climbing gyms in the Midwest. Even if you are a first timer, you are sure to have a great experience at this complete rock climbing facility with courses for all levels and abilities. Staff will be on hand to assist climbers make it to the top!

For more information or to schedule a personal tour

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