5th Graders go to the Autry Center

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (All day)

The Autry National Center, formed in 2003 by the merger of the Autry Museum of Western Heritage with the Southwest Museum of the American Indian and the Women of the West Museum, is an intercultural history center dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West.


Museum teachers will use the Autry's replica collection to introduce students to the varied Indigeonous cultures fo the Southwest, Northwest Coast, and Great Plains. Students will compare tools, foods, and customs to understand how the natural environment contributes to the development of cultures.

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, fifth-grade students will travel to the world-renowned Autry National Center to learn about Native American cultures of the West. Students will be departing from La Canada Prepartory at 9:00 a.m. and returning to campus at 1:15 p.m.

Students will need to bring a sack lunch, including snack and drinks, in a clearly labeled disposable bag. Please make sure that you do not order Choice lunch on a field trip day.

If you would like your child to atend this field trip, please complete the atached Field Trip Permission from no later than Monday, November 20, 2017.