Angeles Chapter Sierra Club

Inspiring Connections Outdoors

providing opportunities to explore, enjoy and protect the natural world

In 2019,
LA ICO led





parents and teachers

works with

different agencies, primarily Title I school


of all donations go to cover outings expenses including transportation and camp fees; ICO is all-volunteer.

ICO Spring 2020 Newsletter


Sierra Club COVID-19 Updates

Angeles ICO Welcomes Four New Leaders!

Certified California Naturalist Program

Teacher Web Resources

Videos if you’re craving some outdoor time

Thank you Coastal Conservancy!

Angeles ICO was awarded $15,000 for the Explore the Coast grant by the Coastal Conservancy! This awesome grant will help us bring more kids to coastal locations to explore and experience this beautiful and important habitat.

White PointCoastal Conservancy Logo

Thank You Angeles Chapter!

Angeles Chapter donated $10,000 to Angeles ICO!

HUGE Thank you to all Angeles Chapter members and Sierra Club members!

Inspiring Leaders Outdoors

This summer ICO sent three high school graduates of the

Inspiring Leaders Outdoors (ILO) program travelled to Montana for a

week-long backcountry trail restoration service trip.

Read more about it on the blog!

Whales Ho!

Angeles ICO teamed up with Cabrillo Aquarium & Spirit Cruises to offer whale watching cruises to youth.


What a cool way to sail the seas and connect with something larger than life!

Download our Brochure

and share with other volunteers, new agencies, and donors! [PDF: 2.7Mb]

Enjoy our video, produced by
Grazia Caroselli, Evolve Productions!

  • I would love to live in Nature because I could roll down the hill and I could climb trees.

    Bright Elementary
  • Hikes are like roller coasters. There are always going to be ups and downs.

    T.S. King Middle School
  • I learned that nature is really beautiful and that if you pay attention you can notice things you never did.

    Jordan High School
  • I learned that nature is really beautiful and that if you pay attention you can notice things you never did.

    T.S. King Middle School


Whale Watching Wows Students

Students from Animo Ralph Bunche Charter High & Stephen M. White Middle Schools see a whale off the bow of the Spirit Cruise ship. This year Angeles ICO worked with partners to provide whale watching cruises for urban students. Three cruises took place during...

Irving Middle School Explores Malibu Creek State Park

Hike group stops outside Visitor Center to pose. On February 8th, Angeles ICO took students from Irving Middle School to explore one of our gorgeous local State Parks: Malibu Creek State Park. The students got to experience a stream crossing, meet a horse, and enjoy a...

Palm Springs 1-Day Getaway Fundraiser November 2020

Angeles ICO is excited to bring a new fundraiser to life in 2020. We are planning a bus trip to Palm Springs to visit the Botanical Gardens, take a hike along the San Andreas Fault in Coachella Valley, visit tribal lands and enjoy a Mexican buffet lunch! This trip is...

Thank You REI Arcadia!

This year's gift wrapping fundraiser was a huge success! Angeles ICO raised $3,000 for student hiking field trips! We want to say a huge thank you to REI Arcadia for allowing us to hold our fundraiser at their location. We also want to thank all of the volunteers who...

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