• The churches of San Antonio were the heart of the Spanish colonal mission communities.

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

2014 Junior Ranger Day Camps

Deadline for applications has been extended to the end of May!

Enter your application (and it's not just paperwork) for one or more in a series of Junior Ranger Day camps. Read each application carefully for the rules of entry. Due date to submit is by 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2014. You will be notified by May 23 if you were selected to attend any or all of the one-day camps.

 
Information on Archaeology Odyssey Junior Ranger Camp

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

 
Application for Archaeology Odyssey Junior Ranger Day Camp

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Application for Archaeology Odyssey Junior Ranger Day Camp

 
Information on The River Junior Ranger Day Camp

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

 
Application for River Junior Ranger Day Camp

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For Application for River Junior Ranger Day Camp, click on image.

Did You Know?

Ruins of a home at Mission Espada

that Spanish missions were not churches? They were Indian towns, with the church as the focus, where, in the 1700s, the native people were learning to become Spanish citizens. In order to become a citizen, they had to be Catholic; that is why the King of Spain sent missionaries to acculturate them.