School Tours

 

California Citrus landscape view

We wanted to let you know that our class had so much fun! Thank you so much for having us!"
- Assistant
 School Director, Fontana

Students on grove tour

Our programs at California Citrus State Historic Park aims to provide students with a better understanding of the history of citrus from its origins to the present day in a period setting replicating the height of the citrus industry in the Riverside area. Students will learn how California’s second gold rush (citrus) helped shape and develop California today (economically, culturally, and technologically). They will learn the significance of the citrus industry in the Riverside area, throughout California, and the world.
citrus crate label display

Our virtual learning programs create an accessible opportunity for students to learn about our citrus heritage, while our in-person program embarks students on a guided hike and museum tour. All programs are designed to correlate with NGSS and HSS content standards for the designated grade level of that program.

 


 

Available School Programs:

citrus fruit display on a table

A Golden Legacy: California Citrus
(in-person program)
 

During this program, students will experience the history of citrus from its origins to the present day in a period setting replicating the height of the citrus industry in the Riverside area.  During this multisensory tour participants will gain an understanding of how California’s second gold rush (citrus) helped shape and develop California today, the various groups of people that played an important role in the industry through their labor and technological developments, and the role two small navel orange trees played in the birth of an industry in Riverside. Additionally, students will experience the broad diversity of citrus fruit through enjoying an on-site citrus tasting.  This program is designed for 3rd and 4th graders.

Schedule an In-Person Program

citrus fruit display on a table

California Citrus; the Groves and Beyond
(virtual program)

This virtual program is designed for 3rd and 4th graders. Students will experience the history of citrus from its origins to present day in a period setting replicating the height of the citrus industry in the Riverside area. Through this tour students will learn how California’s second gold rush (citrus) helped shape and develop California today (economically, culturally, and technologically).

Schedule a Virtual Program