Fort Cross is a family owned and operated outdoor education center for all ages, with a focus on hands-on activities. Originally centered around living history, we now also offer programs and private events that involve music, art, survival skills, team building, and agriculture workshops.
Not just for kids! Events for all ages welcome!
We are located in the Julian area, nestled in the beautiful mountains of
San Diego County.
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Regular Weekend Activities
Saturdays and Sundays
Cupid's Country Picnic
Sat, Feb 15, 11 am - 2 pm
Select dates available throughout the year
Spring Dated TBD
Check the Events Page for more information on upcoming events!
Questions? Please leave us a message on our Contact Page.
Meet Jesse and Doreen Cross in this Educational Field Trip promo video!
Featured on the Fox 5 Morning Show with Tabitha Lipkin!
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