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 temporarily suspended due to COVID-19
Tours of the Historic Campus are 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, November or December.
Reservations: Contact Caltech campus programs (626-395-4654) or complete the tour request form on the CHATS website which has tour details and dates.
CHATS campus tours are currently suspended, but the Institute does offer a self-guided walking tour as well as a virtual campus tour. Click here for more information.
Interested in being a CHATS docent?Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Since 1985, our docents have led architectural tours of the campus. Anyone 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 Exchange*
*The CWC Casita Exchange is temporarily closed due to COVID-19
We host exchanges of books/toys and items useful for young families and provide a location to meet and build friendships.