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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.

National Ranching Heritage Center children

Information on 2019 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.


National Ranching Heritage Center