All Aboard!

Cabrillo National Monument Partners with Amtrak to Connect People with Places By VIP Karen Scanlon Amtrak’s Surfliner rolled into the Old Town Station as usual the early morning of June 2. But on this day, three specially trained volunteers from Cabrillo National Monument boarded this inaugural Trails & Rails route San Diego to Los Angeles. They board as history guides educating travelers on historic sites along … Continue reading All Aboard!

Native STEAM: Exploring the fusion of science and native culture at Cabrillo National Monument

“One morning, as the tide went out, the old people came down to sit and watch by the shore. That was the way it was done in the old days.” [1] Strumming his banjo in accompaniment, Park Ranger Tavio del Rio shares the Nootka story of the “Octopus and Raven.” For the students of Native STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), this is how … Continue reading Native STEAM: Exploring the fusion of science and native culture at Cabrillo National Monument

VIP Help Needed: Outreach Opportunity

CNM at Friday Night Liberty, 1 April 2016 We’re looking for volunteers to help staff an outreach event at Liberty Station 5–9 p.m., Friday, 1 April 2016. You can come for an hour or two or stay the whole night. As part of our membership with the San Diego Museum Council we have the opportunity to promote the park at this event from the museum council … Continue reading VIP Help Needed: Outreach Opportunity

VIP Help Needed – Fort Rosecrans Goes to War

Our annual Fort Rosecrans Goes to War event is coming up this weekend, and we need volunteers to help with: Morning set up – tables/chairs Morning set up – Car show attendant, guiding cars to specific spots All day in shifts 2hrs like we do for the Visitor Center – gate greeter – pass out program schedule Please email deborah_sherman@nps.gov if you are interested. Continue reading VIP Help Needed – Fort Rosecrans Goes to War

Help Needed at Cabrillo Fest

The 52nd Annual Cabrillo Festival is Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27. It’s a great opportunity to honor Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo on the anniversary of his discovering San Diego bay on September 28, 1542. Highlights of the event include: Spanish dancers Ethnic food Live reenactment of Cabrillo rowing ashore in 1452! Dignitaries Shade area with seating Very family friendly, kids jumpy and playground ​It’s … Continue reading Help Needed at Cabrillo Fest