At San Clemente State Beach


San Clemente Native American Summer Camp


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WEEK 1: June 19th thru June 23rd, 2017 | 9 AM – 1 PM

Children Ages: 5 – 12.


Spend a week at beautiful San Clemente State Beach with Juaneno/ Acjachemen Indian Jacque Nunez.

Our camp promises to engage, enlighten & educate your child for a whole week, they will have fun with hands on activities learning about the Indigenous people of San Clemente, the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians /Acjachemen Nation. They will: weave baskets; make Indian games; make gourd creations; paint rock art; carve soapstone beads; make arrowheads; shell necklaces; pound yucca plant to make paint brushes and even make Indian rope!

Campers will bring their lunch and view the beach everyday, sing songs, play clapper sticks and meet NEW FRIENDS!

This is the first year that Acjachemen descendent Jacque Nunez, an award winning storyteller and Educator of the Year for the state will partner with the San Onofre Foundation to bring a camp that is fun and includes local history. Perfect camp for families where siblings can learn and have fun together at the same camp.

Campers will receive a lesson from an artist which will include learning to draw the beautiful coast line and the ocean. Our program includes a visitation from several special guests and will include a lesson from a staff member from the Cooper Archeological Center. They will touch & feel real million year old artifacts, investigate shells & bones that once were here thousands of years ago! Join the fun and create a lasting memory!


Mission Statement

Our goal is to educate and enlighten others to our precious culture while encourageing them to capture their own heritage.
People learn with all senses and our programs celebrate everyone’s diversity and gifts.

Let Journeys to the Past touch your life!