The eighth grade travels to Yosemite National Park to study with NatureBridge. Students begin their week in Tuolumne Meadows, then ascend Lembert Dome for a view of the Sierra crest and far reaches of the Park. They spend the majority of the week in small groups on different trailheads throughout the heart of Yosemite's wilderness. NatureBridge naturalists guide the students through a diverse, experiential curriculum of Yosemite's natural and human history, including responsible wilderness use, and the challenges facing the Park now and in the future. Students keep a field journal of their observations and descriptions, and publish a class anthology when they return.