Flintknapping Workshop - Western National Parks Association

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Flintknapping Workshop

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Steven Saffold, a coastal Chumash descendant and artist as he teaches the special techniques on how to flint knap. Flintknapping is the shaping of stones, where you can possibly make a tool or decoration. Age requirement for this workshop will be for 15 years old and older. This workshop will require you to work with sharp objects. Materials and tools will be provided along with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), such as gloves and safety glasses.
Reservations are required for the 15 available spots. The workshop will take place outside on the front porch. In the event of high winds or rain, we may move the workshop inside the building.
Please arrive early. There is a short walk from the main parking lot to the culture center. Follow the trail to the right side of the bathrooms.  
Click on the Eventbrite link to make your reservation.  
Please contact the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center for more information:
[email protected]
Directions to Rancho Sierra Vista main parking lot:
Main entrance is located at the cross street of Via Goleta and Lynn Road, Newbury Park, CA, 91320
From the 101 Freeway, exit at Wendy Drive and head south. Turn right on Lynn Road. Turn left on Via Goleta.



April 24
11:00 am - 2:00 pm