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Activities for Kids and Families

The National Ranching Heritage Center is a great place for kids and families. We provide a place to spend family time in a relaxed and leisurely environment, attend family-oriented events, sign up for exciting ranch-themed summer classes, enter an art contest, and join a kids membership club.

  • Download printable activities for kids: Handbook and Scavenger Hunt
  • Learn about our Summer Youth Classes (see information below)
  • Learn about museum manners
  • Learn how to view art with children
  • Learn about our Western Art Contest (Information for 2017 contest will be updated at a later date)
  • Enhance your tour by using the official NRHC smartphone app: Mobile app page
  • Learn about our family friendly annual events
    • Ranch Day
    • Summer Stampede
    • Candlelight at the Ranch
    • Junior Rough Rider Corrals for ages 5-12
Summer Youth Classes

Every summer the National Ranching Heritage Center partners with the International Cultural Center (ICC) at Texas Tech University to provide a variety of one-week summer youth classes for children in grades 1–5.

National Ranching Heritage Center children

Information on 2017 class topics, times and registration fees will be available on this site in the spring. To be added to the mailing list for SYC, email julie.hodges@ttu.edu or call 806.742.0498.

Contact

National Ranching Heritage Center