Skip to content

These experiences are designed to not only serve as resources for fourth grade students in the Southern California area, many of whom have traditionally experienced the Mission as a “Rite of Passage” field trip, but for students of all ages throughout California and the world who are interested in learning about the diverse history and culture of early California. The Mission is dedicated to creating high quality content to support our teachers, parents, and students throughout the community and offer a standards-based distance learning resources.

Virtual Field Trip Package

When you book a Virtual Field Trip Package for your students, it also includes:

• Live Guided Virtual Field Trip
• Pre-Recorded Video Tour
• In Our Voice Native American Native American Basket Weaving Video

• Distance Learning Passport Activity book

These components are all designed to work together to support and extend your learning beyond a single day. 
Total Cost: $140 for 1 class (up to 35 students), $100 for additional classes from the same school

Live Online Tour

Live Guided Virtual Field Trip

During this interactive virtual tour experience a Mission guide will lead your class on an exclusive tour of the Mission, exploring history and highlighting special historic artifacts and one-of-a-kind Mission locations such as the Serra Chapel and the Ruins of the Great Stone Church. This program is a private experience for the class/school that has booked and will not be open to other classes/schools to join. This program is designed to be taught as a Zoom Meeting experience (where students can see and hear each other) for groups of up to 70 students at a time. Program aligns with CA HSS (3.2.1 ,3.2.2 ,3.2.4,
 3.3.1, 3.3.2; 4.2.1, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6).

Offered: Monday and Friday
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Platform: Zoom
Capacity: Maximum of 2 classes of up to 35 students each per session
Cost: $140 as part of the entire Virtual Field Trip Package


Pre-Recorded Experiences

Video Tour with Mission Education Director

Virtually explore the Mission at your own convenience with the Mission’s pre-recorded video tour. Each video segment highlights a different aspect of Mission history in 12 short, succinct clips. Video Tour aligns with CA HSS (4.2.1, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6).

Duration: Approximately 1.5-5 minutes (per video clip)
Platform: Vimeo.com with a 1 week rental period
Cost: $25 for 1 class (up to 35 students)

Preview Clip


In Our Voice Native American Basket Weaving Video

Mission San Juan Capistrano Native American Basket Weaving Volunteers share the rich basket weaving tradition and cultural practices of the Acjachemen people. Presented by Ellen Olivares Schneider, Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation; Adelia Sandoval, Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation; and Mariah Doyle Sandoval. Video presentation aligns with CA HSS (3.2.1 ,3.2.2, 4.2.1)

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes
Platform: Vimeo.com with a 1 week rental period
Cost: $140 as part of the Virtual Field Trip Package

Preview Clip

Native American History and Storytelling Package

When you book a Native American Storytelling Package for your students, it includes the following five pre-recorded video clips:

• The Coyote and the Night Sky
• What the Tradition of Basket Weaving Teaches about Life
• The Creation of the Butterfly

• The Thank You Song
• Native American Prayer Song

Total Cost: $50 for 1 class (up to 35 students)

In Our Voice: Native American Storytelling Video Series, Presented by Jacque Tahuka Nunez, Native American Educator

Enjoy this special Native American Storytelling presentation by Jacque Tahuka Enjoy this special Native American history and storytelling presentation by Jacque Tahuka Nunez, Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation. This special video celebrates diversity while teaching about the early indigenous people of California. Package consists of five video segments. Video presentation aligns with CA HSS (3.2.1 ,3.2.2, 4.2.1).

Duration: Approximately 35 minutes
Platform: Vimeo.com with a 1 week rental period
Cost: $50 for 1 class (up to 35 students)

Preview Clip

BONUS VIDEO for ALL Distance Learning and Onsite Experiences 
In Our Voice: Mission Bell Ringing and Native American Singing Video

Descendant of the original builders of the Mission, Adelia Sandoval, Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation sings beautiful songs from her culture, talks about her people’s history, and shares a special message for students. The video also includes a very special bell ringing featuring Michael Gastelum, Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation performing a celebratory ringing. Video presentation aligns with CA HSS (3.2.1 ,3.2.2, 4.2.1).

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes
Platform: Vimeo.com with a 1 week rental period
Cost: Included for FREE when you book any Distance Learning and Onsite program ($50 Value)!

Preview Clip

Program Pricing


Content Standards

Mission San Juan Capistrano is dedicated to providing students with the highest quality, Mission San Juan Capistrano is dedicated to providing students with the highest quality, standards-based field trip experience. All of our distance learning and onsite programs support the California History-Social Science Content Standards and Framework (CA HSS). In addition to this, many of our education programs also align with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Our educational experiences are geared toward 3rd and 4th Grade learning, however, they can be adjusted to be appropriate for any grade level if you let our staff know when you book your field trip. To learn more about our standards-based field trips please look at the chart below:



Support Mission San Juan Capistrano and Save!

Member benefits include free daily admission and other exclusive perks.

: Join

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 9AM - 4PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Closed early Christmas Eve and Good Friday.
Hours subject to change

Newsletter

Stay in the know! Sign up for news, discounts, upcoming events and more!

© 2021 | Privacy Policy

Upcoming Events

Connect

26801 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-1300

About
History
Our Mission
Media
Jewel Newsletter
Annual Report
Employment
Contact Us