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Homeschool Day!
California History 

Open Sign Up!
June 9, 2023
10 am - 2 pm
Check-in begins at 9:35
$25/student; $15/adult

*Kids 3 and under are free to accompany only*
No group minimum required to sign up!

From the Rancheros to the 49ers, learn about the early days of California! Take home some treasures!

- Native Village: Overview of local native history

- Adobe Brick Making: with an overview of California Missions 

- Gold Panning and Sluicing: Find out how to identify real gold and learn the miner's panning technique

- Music & Hoedown: Folk dancing with jug band participation


- Rope Making & Rope Games: Simple mechanics, some twine, and a little elbow grease is all it takes to make a rope! Then we'll prepare to be cowboys by learning how to lasso! And then we'll see who can win a game of tug o'war

- Mountain Man Camp: Visit the lonely camp with the lean-to shelter and help identify the different furs and hides

- Native Reptiles: Which reptiles are native to the California climate? Maybe even meet some reptiles that would have been traded from exotic places!

- Gift Shop will be open!

Things to bring:
Picnic Lunch*
Closed Toe Shoes
Plenty of Water
Money for Gift Shop
Spirit of Adventure!

This is a hands on educational field trip and fun for kids of all ages, as well as adults!

Open Sign-up Prices:
(no group minimum requirement)

$25 per child aged 4 - 17
$15 per adult aged 18+
Kids 3 and under are free to accompany a paying adult


     If you have a group of 25 students or more, and would like to schedule your own day for a field trip of your choice at a lower rate, please feel free to contact us! 
     Field trip program information available here!

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