For students, parents and teachers studying the 21 California Missions, please visit our resource studio on Mission San Juan Capistrano grounds, free with the price of admission and open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

Due to postage cost increases, and in effort to stay green, we will no longer be sending free education packet, however, you may be interested in purchasing our Official Mission San Juan Capistrano Report Handbook.

Mission San Juan Capistrano offers many helpful tools for writing your report.

Come by and visit us soon, and be sure to investigate our free Mission Resource Studio.  Good luck on your report.

For immediate assistance, Mission San Juan Capistrano offers the following free educational information for school projects to download:
Frequently Asked Questions about Mission San Juan Capistrano
Frequently Asked Questions about Acjachemen Life before Spanish Contact
Frequently Asked Questions about Native American Life at a Mission
Frequently Asked Questions about the Spanish Mission System.
Student Activity: The Acjachemen Nation: San Juan's First People
Student Activity: California's Spanish Explorers
Student Activity: New Spain's Franciscans
Mission Agriculture
Spread of Diseases
Hide and Tallow
Mission Food
Cattle Ranching
Wine and Olive Oil

Alta Soldiers
Cloth Production
Unique Facts about the 21 Missions

Download the award-winning audio tour of Mission San Juan Capistrano.  

Recommended Reading:

Website Links
Juaneno Band of Mission Indians: The Acjachemen Nation
California Missions Resource Center
California Missions Studies Association

Free Online Books
Google Books: Zephyrin Engelhardt San Juan Capistrano Mission
Google Books: St. John O'Sullivan Little Chapters About San Juan Capistrano

Books at Your Local Library
Find the Library near you that has the book you want

Padres of the California mission frontier
Author: Williams, Jack S.

Indians of the California mission frontier
Author: William, Jack S.

Soldiers and their families of the California mission frontier
Author: Williams, Jack S.

Craftsmen and Craftswomen of the California mission frontier
Author: Williams, Jack S.

Historic Communities: Spanish Missions
Author: Kalman, Bobbie

Indian Life at the Old Missions
Author: Webb, Edith Buckland

Mission San Juan Capistrano
Author: Edgar, Kathleen

For more information please call our Education Department at (949) 234-1320