Students learn about the culture of the original human inhabitants of Santa Cruz. Through exploration in our native plant garden, exhibits, and artifacts, they see different tools and practices used to survive, and gain understanding of a native culture. In the process of learning about the Ohlone cultural connection to nature, students come to understand that humans are a part of the ecosystem.
Days offered: Tuesday-Friday
Start time: 9:00 a.m. in person, 11:00 a.m. virtual
Program duration: 1.5 hours**
40 $0, Fees removed for public schools in response to challenges posed by the pandemic
Chaperones Required: 2-6 (30 students max)
Supplemental Activities: Educational Kit ($15/week)
Months offered: September-May
**Program duration now includes free-time to explore the Museum.
Request a Field Trip
Explore our available field trips below. Select a date from the calendar and then complete the request form. Museum staff will contact you to confirm the details of your reservation within a week of receiving your request. Please note: the 11:00 a.m. time slot is for virtual programs only.