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Kumeyaay Days

Travel back in time and relive a day as a true Southern California Native!  

In this program your students will experience life as part of a Kumeyaay Tribe.

Your experience will include: 

  • Meeting Historical Characters
  • Hearing Stories and Folklore around the Campfire
  • Learning Archery
  • Becoming part of a Tribe
  • Practicing Native Craftsmanship
  • Learning about native plants on a Kumeyaay hike

 

Perfect for 3rd grade classes studying California History! Our program is flexible and can be adapted to meet your specific needs. All classes meet the applicable California State Standards.  Sign up today to experience the Kumeyaay way of life!

Both an overnight program and one-day program make Kumeyaay Days flexible enough to fit your schedule.

Overnight Program Cost:

One-Day Program Cost:

$60 per Student

$45 per Student

$60 per Adult

$45 per Adult


Click for available Kumeyaay Days Dates

 

Arrival Days: Tuesday - Thursday

*Please note: The Overnight Program only begins Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Also, the One-Day option can only be booked for Tuesday through Thursday dates.

**A non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your reservation and will be applied to the total fees due.

Minimum: 20 Students (or combine with another group)

Maximum: 120 Students/Adults

 

Sample Schedule

Overnight Program

One-Day Program

Day 1:

3:00 - 4:00: Arrival/ Move In/ Playground 
4:00 - 4:45: Naming Ceremony/ Drum Circle at Tepee Village 
4:45 - 5:45: Dinner 
5:45 - 6:30: Culture Class 
6:30 - 7:00: Playground 
7:00 - 7:45: Kumeyaay Craft
7:45 - 8:30: Campfire at Tepee Village
8:30 - 9:00: Ready for bed  

9:00: Lights Out  

Day 2:

7:00: Rise & Shine! (Wash Up/Pack Up)
8:20 - 9:15: Breakfast  
9:15 - 10:10: Plant Hike 
10:15 - 11:10: Archery
11:15 - 12:10: Tribal Game 
12:30 - 1:00: Lunch
1:00 - 1:30: Playground/Store

9:30: Arrival
10:15 - 11:00: Naming Ceremony/Drum Circle at Tepee Village  
11:00 - 11:45: Culture Class
11:45 - 12:30 Kumeyaay Craft  
12:30 - 1:15: Lunch   
1:15 - 2:00: Playground/Store   
2:00 - 3:00: Tribal Games 
3:05 - 4:05: Archery  
4:10 - 5:10: Plant Hike  
5:30 - 6:15: Dinner 
6:30 - 7:00: Campfire - Native stories & folklore at Old Miner Jack's

 

     

 

Free-time Activities Include:

Farmyard, Trading Post, Obstacle Course, Giant Playground, Sports Equipment, Sling Shots, Archery.

 

Other Information for Teachers/Group Leaders:

General Information Flyer 

What to Bring List

Sleeping Assignment Form

Camp Map

Directions

 

Call Indian Hills Camp To Register - 619-669-6498

15763 Lyons Valley Road Jamul, CA 91935

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