One day each weekend during the Summer Institutes, students are taken by chartered bus on excursions to points of cultural, historical, or recreational interest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Examples of excursions from past years include:
Transportation, lunch, and entrance fees are included for all participants.
"The weekend field trips were great ways for the house to bond with each other. All of the trips were a lot of fun and a great break from class."
- Logic and Problem Solving, 2010 participant