4th Grade Living History

CALIFORNIA HERITAGE

Studying to be Stewards of Creation

SANTA BARBARA, CA

4th Grade Living History

 

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2 DAYS OF LIVING HISTORY

California Heritage is a 2-day living history experience at some of Santa Barbara's oldest historic sites. Our educators will lead participants in tours and hands-on activities at each location that illuminate the state's rich history, while adhering to state standards.

LOCATIONS & CLASSES

"The Mission, and the Courthouse, and the Presidio all together provided so much history...to incorporate what you learned over there to what you learned over in this location...when you and the students were able to put it all together, the lights came on!"

- Parent

HISTORIC STAGECOACH STOP, COLD SPRINGS TAVERN

GENESIS ACCOUNT

AMERICAN OUTDOOR SCHOOL

Since 1977

CALIFORNIA HERITAGE

4th Grade Living History Experience

PROGRAM

Students, teachers, and parents are invited to stay in the Santa Ynez Mountains for 2 days, 1 night; 3 meals and 1 night's accommodations are included in the price. Schools are responsible for transportation and lunch on the first day of the trip.

Since our programs are designed to encourage parent and student relationships, we ask a minimum of 1 adult chaperone attend for every 4 students.

Inquires, Questions or Booking:

(909) 338 - 8140

5 Locations

SANTA BARBARA, CA

2,000

YEARS OF HISTORY

13 CA Standards

EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

LOCATIONS

ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCES

SANTA BARBARA MISSION

Known as the "Queen of the Missions,"

here students will learn all about life at a California Mission: the people who occupied them and the role of the Franciscans in changing the economy of indigenous Californians.

 

CA Standards: 4.2 (4,5,6)

SANTA BARBARA COURT HOUSE

The United States’ most beautiful government building, the Santa Barbara Courthouse is a perfect location to learn about the historical and present-day roles of this national monument. Curriculum highlights the relationship between local and federal governments, as well as historical differences between the Spanish, Mexican and United States governments.

 

CA Standards: 4.2  (7),   4.5  (1, 2, 3, 4)

ROYAL PRESIDIO

The Spanish Fort and cultural center during Santa Barbara's first days, here students will  make adobe bricks used to restore the buildings and learn to march like Spanish soldiers.

 

CA Standards: 4.2  (3, 5)

CHUMASH VILLAGE

Complete with a recreated Chumash hut and authenticated rock paintings, students will rotate though 5 short classes that provide a holistic understanding of Chumash culture. These classes are Chumash legends, trading, ethnobotany, archery and Chumash games.

 

CA Standards: 4.2 (1)

HISTORIC STAGECOACH STOP, COLD SPRINGS TAVERN

Built in 1886, it was a functioning stagecoach stop until 1901. Students focus on 2 classes here-Transportation and Communication-learning how old and new technologies connect California with the rest of the world. These classes involve using a real telegraph machine and a Pony Express activity.

 

CA Standards: 4.4 (1, 3)

FIND US

KEEP IN TOUCH

Billing Office
ATTN: Genesis Account
P.O. Box 3288
Crestline, Ca 92325

(909) 338 - 8140


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