The Education Department of the National Ranching Heritage Center strives to preserve the history of ranching, pioneer life and the development of the livestock industry in North America by hosting educational events and providing materials to make your visit more meaningful.


Julie Hodges
Helen DeVitt Jones Endowed Manager of Education
(806) 834-0083





 Junior Rough Riders, the Membership Organization for Kids
The official youth membership organization of the NRHC

Summer Youth Classes

Ranch Day


Printable materials you can use while touring the NRHC:

Where's Joe-Jack Rabbit (Recommended for all ages)

Children's Activity Guide (Recommended for ages 6 and above)

Heritage Handbook (Recommended for ages 10 and above)



See our Calendar for a listing of all activities at the NRHC!

© 2008 National Ranching Heritage Center
Texas Tech University
3121 Fourth Street, Lubbock, Texas 79409
Tel: (806) 742-0498
Fax: (806) 742-0616