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To request a field trip, please complete this online form. After completing this application, you will be redirected to a page confirming your booking submission. You will receive an instant email confirmation that your application was received. If do you not receive a confirmation email, your application was not submitted correctly. You will receive a confirmation via phone of one of your dates, no later than five working days. If a chosen date does not work, you will also be notified as to best possible date for your field trip visit.  If you prefer to fax us your request, please fill out the form below and print.  Please fax to (949) 481-9895.

To better inform you and ensure your visit is a success, you are invited to read through the Educator’s Guide, which details the Mission’s programs and processes designed for a positive field trip experience. There are tips and suggestions noted throughout the brochure. We hope you will consider them as you plan your field trip.


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Are there any accommodations we can make or you would like us to be aware of for any chaperones or students (hearing disability, mobility disability, etc.)?


Onsite Learning Programs

Note – The Mission allows a 1:10 ratio of Free chaperones to students. Teachers and Aides are still free, as well. Due to the Mission’s limited capacity and student safety, we are not able to admit more than 1 parent chaperone for every 10 students to the Mission.


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Mission Matters: Adobe Brick Making ($50 per small VIP package or $5 per student)
Offered: daily, subject to availability
Duration: 30 minutes
Start times: 10AM, 11AM and 12PM
Please select if you would like to add Mission Matters
Animal Tracks: Animals and the Acjachemen People Presented by Discovery Cube Orange County ($6 per student and chaperones)
Offered: Tuesdays and Fridays
Duration: 1 hour
Start Time: 9:15AM or 10:45AM
Please select if you would like to add Animal Tracks
Illuminating the Past: Candle Making in the Spanish Missions Presented by Discovery Cube Orange County ($6 per student and chaperones)
Offered: Tuesdays and Fridays
Duration: 1 hour
Start Time: 9:15AM or 10:45AM
Please select if you would like to add Illuminating the Past
Journeys to the Past presented by Jacque Tahuka Nunez, Native American Educator ($6 per student)
Offered: April 16, April 17, April 18, and April 19, 2024 and May 14, May 15, May 16 and May 17, 2024
Duration: 1 hour
Start Time: 11:00AM
Please select if you would like to add Journeys to the Past

BONUS VIDEO LIBRARY if you book ANY Onsite or Distance Learning Program – FREE

Will be offered same week as other programs booked.

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Payment Types Accepted:
Cash, Check, Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard), or Purchase Order

All tour availability subject to change.Click here for tour pricing.

All education program availability subject to change.Click here for educational programming pricing.

The Mission allows a 1:10 ratio of FREE chaperones to students.Teachers and Aides are free as well. For audio tour field trip parents, guests over the 1:10 free attendance ratio wishing to accompany the group may and should book in advance to get a discounted admission. Due to space limitations on our guided tours, additional parent chaperones over the 1:10 ratio will not be allowed. This will be strictly enforced. For groups that want to have more parent involvement, we recommend reserving our audio guided tour.Click here for our chaperone policy.

Use of outside scavenger hunts is NOT PERMITTED.

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By securing this reservation, for an onsite field trip, you hereby grant Mission San Juan Capistrano use of you and/or your child’s likeness in photographic or other media reproductions including any and all of its printed or digital publications, promotions and advertisements, without payment or other consideration. Any educational program, onsite or virtual, may be recorded for training purposes, however, Mission San Juan Capistrano does not authorize recordings done by outside entities unless authorized to do so. While Mission San Juan Capistrano may collect data from its guests, such information will never be sold.Thank you! We appreciate your cooperation!

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Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.
Closed for Annual Gala on September 13, 2024.
Closed early on Good Friday.
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