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First Flight Field Trip is February 24

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
The 11th Annual First Flight Field Trip takes place on February 24, 2011 at Honda Center and is FREE to all participants. Join Anaheim Ducks players and coaches inside Orange County’s largest classroom as they teach students math, science, and health concepts relating to the fast-paced game of hockey.  

 
Each year, the Ducks host more than 15,000 elementary school students, grades 3-6 at the First Flight Field Trip. Students and teachers from throughout Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles Counties convene for this interactive learning program. This year’s theme is the “Heart of Hockey,” a look at the health and fitness of Anaheim Ducks players.

Photos from last year | Video from last year

The First Flight Field Trip is just one facet of the nationally award-winning Anaheim Ducks S.C.O.R.E. (Scholastic Curriculum of Recreation & Education) Program. It was developed in 2005 with the ultimate goal of promoting healthy living and academic excellence to all students in Southern California. In addition, the S.C.O.R.E. program has received awards including the National Science Teachers Association’s Faraday Communicator Award and the Celebrate Literacy Award from the International Reading Association.
 
The Anaheim Ducks invite Southern California schools to participate in the First Flight event at no cost to the schools or students. Children and teachers alike will be entertained by on-ice activities that include interviews with players, educational videos, and a skills event featuring the entire Ducks roster. Throughout the event, players will cover concepts found in the First Flight Field Trip workbook.
 
For more information or to register for this event, please go to www.ducksscore.com/firstflight.html.

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