Students get hands-on lessons in early California history by panning for gold.
4th Grade History
Sly Park’s California History Program allows students to learn history through experiential education. Our California-credentialed teachers guide your students through our many activities designed to maximize your time and peak student interest.
- Students are engaged with our Cedar Bark House and enjoy Native American Story Telling in our Planetarium and Native American Interpretive Center.
- Students enjoy gold panning and grinding rocks at Park Creek.
- Students hike and explore on the Park Creek and Mormon Emigrant Trails.