Outdoor Science School

OSS Teacher Picture

Dates for 2020-2021 TBD


The fifth grade class at McGaugh Elementary School makes the trip to Angelus Oaks, California, annually to take part in a four-day Outdoor Education module.  Students become campers and spend their week at CODES Camp. Campers are housed in cabins and participate in a daily activities, as trail groups, while being housed in the San Bernardino mountains. Here is the  OSS Presentation.

The OSS Closet for McGaugh will open prior to the camp dates at Rossmoor Elementary (3272 Shakespeare Dr, Rossmoor).

For additional information visit the District OSS Information site

All OSS FORMS and payment are due to classroom teachers on the dates below:

Forms Due TBD:

If you were unable to attend the parent information meeting a packet for camp forms are being sent home with your child. 


For special concerns regarding your child at OSS, please contact your child's teacher and complete this SPECIAL CONCERNS form. We will contact you to gather information and support your child's needs. Submit your request through the special concerns form. Please do not contact CODES directly.

News about motion sickness medication:

If your child gets sick in cars or boats, please give them motion sickness medication, such as Dramamine, Tuesday morning before school. For your child to be given Dramamine on the bus ride home, complete the Medication Form (WHITE) indicating that your child can be given Dramamine, but DON’T need to send the medication to school. Dramamine will be provided on the bus ride home.