School Field Trips:
We provide field trips for over 1,500 students a year. Popular programs book quickly, so make your reservations today. We offer two Docent-Led Education Programs available for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade classes.
The Cultural Program is a half day program that provides a hands-on learning immersion into Rancho living in Early California History. The half day program consists of four rotating stations composed of the teachers choice of the following: tour of the adobe, dancing, sketching, branding, tortilla making, brick making, vaquero roping or washing/clothing station.
Nature Program participants learn to identify and discover the ecological environments at the Dana Adobe on our Nature Walk at four different learning stations: The Captain’s tree, the meadow, the oak tree, and the bird circle.
School field trip tours are available for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade classrooms on the Central Coast. All school tours are aligned with California Common Core State Standards. Field trips book quickly on a first come basis. Book your tour early.
Some of the Learning Stations are described below.
Schedule your visit:
*Gift Store is now available for the students to shop, once the field trip is over. Please just let one of the docents know when you arrive if you would like the store to be opened.
**Rain postpones all field trips
Field Trips are available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, October – November & February – June.