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Catalina Island Service Adventure - SBC

Catalina Island Service Adventure - SBC

April 1, 2024 - April 5, 2024
6:30am - 5:00pm
Catalina Island, CA
Join us as we ferry over to Catalina Island for 5 wonderful days of service and exploration. We will have the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, hike and swim in the amazing coves around Catalina Island. We will also be learning about and helping our hosts preserve the natural grounds of this fragile ecosystem by learning to compost, repair trails, remove invasive plants and many other useful projects. Our meals will be provided by the camps food service and we will be staying in cabins just a few feet from the ocean. This is the best deal you’ll find for Catalina! The trip includes transportation from CSUSB to Catalina Island, meals, lodging in bunk cabins and activities. No special side trips are available and the group will be working and recreating together.

Trip Cost     
SRWC Member: $330
Faculty, Staff, Non-Enrolled CSUSB Student, and Alumni Association: $360
Affiliate: $375
Sponsored Guest: $390
Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline
March 18, 2024 @ 6pm
Trip Departs From
CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center @ 630am

Activity Level
3 - Adventurous 

Day 1 -  We will meet at the SRWC at 6:30am and head to the Catalina Terminal to depart on a boat to the island! Once arrival we will go to our camp and settle in the afternoon. Relaxing for the rest of the dat and getting a good night sleep. 

Day 2-4 - We will be following the itinerary from the camp! Activities may include, snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, or zip lining. 

Day 5 - We will depart and the island arrive to SBC campus around 5:00pm. 

Trip participants will also receive a CSUSB Volunteer T-Shirt!

NOTE: Participants will be putting in approximately 25 hours of manual community service during their one week stay. Projects take place in rural outdoor settings and are environmental in nature. Projects may include trail building, invasive plant removal, tree planting, native plant landscaping, gardening and composting. Participants are required to be appropriately dressed and prepared for the above projects.

Packing List


12 meals are included, starting with dinner on day 1 (4 breakfasts, 4 lunched, and 4 dinners)
Lunch on day 1 and dinner of the way home is not provided. Bring money. 

Hygiene and Comfort
We will be staying in gender specific reserved bunk houses The bunk houses are within close proximity to vault toilets and there are showers.

Risk / Hazards / Safety 

Cancellation Policy 

How to Register          
Registration Opens 2/1/24 @ 800am