Field Trips at a Historic Place Living History and Archaeology

31985 San Timoteo Canyon Rd, Redlands, CA 92373

For classes third grade (8 years old) and up



Schoolhouse Adventure

A Living History Field Trip

Come to the San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse and have your class experience lessons that would have been taught in 1905 and meet today's California Education Standards. A True Living History Field Trip.

 Taught by a credentialed teacher, the three hour program will involve lessons in







Physical Activities,

as well as "virtue and good behavior."  

The one room schoolhouse opened in 1883, in the canyon, 5 Miles from Alessandro Rd, in Redlands. Soon after, it opened a stable was built to accommodate the large percentage of students who rode horses to school. The San Timoteo Canyon School operated until 1937. It is now a unit of the Riverside County Parks and Open Space District and on the Registry of Historic Places.   

Contact us for this unique "field trip."

Historic Archaeology Adventure

Working with 100 year old artifacts

Discoveries await in the field behind the Schoolhouse. Your students will conduct an archaeological field survey, by walking transects and recording what is found. Then they will examine their finds to help learn what life was like 100 years ago.

Field Trip Options

Option A:  One Class, one three hour program

Each Field Trip is three hours and can accommodate 32 students. The program fee is $200 and will be payable to the Riverside County Parks and Open Space District. 

Your class my sign-up for either field trip.  

Option B: Two Classes, two concurrent three hour programs 

Bring two classes and each class will experience a different adventure. One class will attend the Schoolhouse Adventure and the other the Historic Archaeology Adventure. Back at school, your classes could compare and contrast their data and together discover new insights into the lives school age students from 100 years ago.    Up to 64 total students: fee $400  

Option C:  Two Classes, Schoolhouse and Archaeology Adventures, four hour program.

With this option, both classes will have the same experience. They will participate in both the Historic Schoolhouse Lessons, and the Archaeology Field Survey.  Up to 64 students. Program fee $500.

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More history of the Schoolhouse

San Timoteo Schoolhouse is a unit of the Riverside County Parks and Open Space District.

Talk a look at what learning in a one room school was like.

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