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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
  • 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 & Kids Ranch Camps

Every summer the National Ranching Heritage Center provides a variety of fun, classes for children in grades 1–5. This year's Summer Youth Classes are June 10th through the 14th and the Ranch Kids Camp is July 30th through August 1st.

National Ranching Heritage Center children

Summer Youth Classes are June 10th through the 14th, offering many educational activities. Ticket prices for the Summer Youth Classes are $100 and registration opens February 22nd. For more information or to register, visit www.ranchingheritage.org/syc.

Ranch Kids Camp is July 30th through August 1st from 8am to 5pm. To register or for more information, visit www.ranchingheritage.org/ranchkids. Registration will be open February 22nd.

National Ranching Heritage Center