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Pioneer Kids I and II

A Student-Facilitated Program for Cross Age Learning

This is a student-facilitated program for cross age learning.  Upper elementary students from The Academy for Academic Excellence, here on our Mojave River Campus, are trained to guide studetnsin learning about live of pioneer children.  Students rotate through different stations within a 2-hour hands-on program in our western town.  Students make and take home their own butter!  Pionee

  • Pioneer Music
  • Pioneer Games
  • School Lesson
  • Washboard Laundry
  • Butter Making
  • Comparing Life Then vs. Now
Students get to shop in Johnson's Emporium for ole' time merchandise.  Prices range from $1 - $5.  Souvenir Gold Rush t-shirts are $10.  All proceeds support Mineral City.

To schedule a field trip program, contact the Lewis Center at 760-946-5414 ext. 276 or email

To become a volunteer for this adventure, email Amy Ritter or call 760-946-5414 ext. 276.