Palomar College
Excavations during the Fall semester at Los Peñasquitos Ranch House

San Diego City College
Excavations during the Spring semester at Los Peñasquitos Ranch House

California Arhcaeological Site Stewardship Program (CASSP)
CASSP is the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program, where trained volunteers work with professional archaeologists to protect archaeological and historical resources by regularly visiting sites and recording changes.
Passport In Time (PIT)
Passport in Time (PIT) is a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program of the US Forest Service (FS). PIT volunteers work with professional FS archaeologists and historians on national forests throughout the U.S. on such diverse activities as archaeological survey and excavation, rock art restoration, archival research, historic structure restoration, oral history gathering, and analysis and curation of artifacts. The FS professional staff of archaeologists and historians will be your hosts, guides, and co-workers.

Artifact Illustration Classes
“Learn artifact illustrationand representation of “wear zones” on stone tools; how to measure and draw artifacts to scale; pen & ink techniques; how to draw and represent historical items, such as wood, bone, leather, glass, and stoneware. Focus, depending on individual interest, may also be on illustrations of native plants used for food and medicinal purposes by local Native American Tribes.Classes are kept to a minimum of 5 participates to ensure individual attention and assistance. Each session will begin at 10 am and end at 12:30 pm. To reserve a Saturday class, please contact Donna directly at 858-829-5861 or email: A fee of $35 for SDAC, KIIC and Living History members is requested per class, $40 for non-members. Hand-outs with sample drawings and measuring techniques will be provided.”