National Ranching Heritage Center offers summer courses for young people, June 13-17 | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from the National Ranching Heritage Center:

Children who have completed grades one through five will have unique opportunities for summer activities with Junior Summer School June 13-17 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.

Junior summer class options for children who have completed first or second grade include Pioneer Life and Ranch Hands or Ranch Arts and Crafts, while class options for students who have completed third through fifth grade include Frontier Crafts and Trades and Ranch Art or Western Filmmaking.

From building a covered wagon, exploring historic structures and learning important ranching skills, to studying the history of ranching through art projects, and producing a western film, there is a youth summer camp activity for all areas of interest.

All classes will be held at the National Ranching Heritage Center and will be taught by professional educators and NRHC staff. Registration is $100 for Ranching Heritage Association (RHA) members and $125 for non-members. Registrants must attend the full five days of classes. For more information or to register, visit or contact Julie Hodges at [email protected]

The NRHC is a 27-acre historical museum and park that offers educational programs and exhibits on the history of ranching and contemporary ranching issues. The center is located at 3121 Fourth Street in Lubbock and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and the historic park is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

(National Ranching Heritage Center press release)

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