yo hablo espanol

On this special day designed for school and youth groups, multiple activities throughout the museum will be bilingual—in Spanish and English!

Bring Your Spanish-Speaking Students on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Take part in this once-a-year field trip opportunity!

Reservations are required for the planetarium shows, as seats are limited, but all other programs are first-come, first-served in terms of getting the best seat.

Spanish-English Bilingual Programming

  • 10:15am Story Time in Wander Woods in the East Garden
  • 10:30 am Penguin Feeding in African Hall
  • 11:30 am Coral Reef Dive show in the Aquarium
  • All morning: Roam through the museum and discover the mysteries of our natural world with other Spanish-speaking experts!

Spanish-only Programming

  • 10:30 am Recorrido por el cielo (grades 3-6) in the Planetarium
  • 11:00 am Children’s Puppet Theatre: Sauropod Adventure in the Piazza
  • 12:30 pm Astronomía a gran escala (grades 4 and up) in the Planetarium

Disfruten una vista previa en español con Dámaris Echevarría Soto de Telemundo y Adriel Malagón, presentador de la Academia.


Prices and Availability

San Francisco school groups attend for free, and other eligible school groups in California attend for a heavily discounted price of $12.95 per person.

First-time field trip organizers might benefit from reading these Frequently Asked Questions about field trips to the Academy.



Multilingual Materials

Consider printing the Spanish-English Bilingual Chaperone Guide for your adult helpers.

Browse ready-to-print Spanish-language student worksheets, or become inspired to make your own!

When you are back in the classroom, be sure to check out these other lessons and videos, as well as our Science @ Home activity bundles featuring Spanish content! The Engineer an Arthropod (5-8) activity from our Science Action Club afterschool kits might also work well for your students.

Book a Field Trip

For summer visits, email groupsales@calacademy.org, instead. The school field trip application for the 2024-2025 academic year will likely be posted in August. Have a wonderful summer break!