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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...

2019 Funny Fundraiser Fortune!

” I’m ready to take it from “cacti” to “cactus.” ” Our Comedy Night Fundraiser raised $1,250 for Angeles ICO! We are so excited to use this to fuel many wonderful trips for Los Angeles and Orange County youth to explore the outdoors. Thank you to everyone...

Backcountry Trail Restoration with high school ILO Grads

Three high school students and two ICO leaders pause during backcountry trail work in Montana. This summer two of our ambitious ICO Leaders took three Southern California High School students to the Bob Marshall Wilderness to do backcountry trail restoration. Nancy,...

Hip-Hip Hooray for Funding!

Angeles ICO is a Group within the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club. During their recent meeting the Angeles Chapter decided to donate a whopping $10,000 to Angeles ICO! This donation is especially important as the school year begins and teachers begin reaching out...

Education & Camaraderie at ICO Annual Meeting

ICO Board members, Leaders, Volunteers, and Mission School Transportation personnel got acquainted through introductions at the start of an engaging meeting. The Ranger House was packed as Angeles ICO held its Annual Meeting last Sunday to celebrate a successful year...

Sledding in Eagles Roost!

Today students from Paramount High School’s Green club joined Angeles ICO in giving Charles White Elementary students a sledding day! Green Club students helped the younger students climb the bank, get settled on their sleds, pushed them off, caught them at the...

ICO awarded Coastal Conservancy Grant!

Funding ICO trips again! Angeles ICO was awarded a grant from the Coastal Conservancy for $4,753! Thank you Coastal Conservancy for supporting ICO’s mission! We appreciate your continued donations to help youth experience the raw beauty of California! This money...