CWC members donate their time as docents for CHATS and volunteers at the Casita Exchange
We provide service to the Caltech community through sponsorship and coordination of:
Caltech History and Architectural Tour Service (CHATS)
Tours of the Historic Campus are usually given on the fourth Thursday of the academic year (September - May). Tours begin at 10:30 a.m., starting at the entrance to the Athenaeum, 551 South Hill Avenue. No tours are given during June, July, August, or December.
Reservations: Contact Caltech campus programs (626-395-4654) or complete the tour request form on the CHATS website.
Tour Dates September 22, 2022 October 27, 2022 November 17, 2022
January 26, 2023 February 23, 2023 March 23, 2023 April 27, 2023 May 25, 2023
If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled CHATS campus tours the Institute does offer a self-guided walking tour on this brochure.
Interested in being a CHATS docent?Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Since 1985, our docents have led architectural tours of the campus. Any member of the Caltech Women's Club (CWC) can join: All you need is an interest in the campus and some flexible time. We have a complete script of tour material and give individual training to new members.
CWC Casita The Casita is a charming little house used for biweekly playgroup social gatherings and for lending out children's clothing, toys and household items. It features a comfortable, air-conditioned seating area where families can gather. This service provided by the Caltech Women's Club aims to support young families and build community. Contact information: Casita.CWC@gmail.com. 234 S. Catalina Avenue (rear house)