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Field Trip Day!
California History
Open Sign Up!

July 19, 2021
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Check-in begins at 9:40 am
$25/student; $15/adult
*Kids 3 and under are free to accompany only*
No group minimum required to sign up!

Contact the group coordinator to sign up for this event.
Melissa Lawrence
(714) 497-8581

From the Rancheros to the 49ers, learn about the early days of California! Take home some treasures! 
– Native Village: Wikkiup building, corn grinding, and 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
– Petting Zoo: Come see some of the animals that were needed on the farm. There are also a few animals that you would not find on a farm that our mountain man traded for!

– Gift Shop will be open!

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

*Contact Mountain Graze if you are interested in purchasing a charcuterie box full of delicious picnic treats. It will be delivered and ready for you upon arrival. 760-445-5526

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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