LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from the NHRC:
Children who want to learn about wildlife and ranch life will have two unique opportunities for summer activities at the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) by registering for Summer Youth Classes from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 10–14 and/or Kids Ranch Camp from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 30–Aug. 1.
Summer Youth Classes for children who have completed the first or second grade include pioneer living and water wranglers, while class options for students who have completed the third through fifth grades include Western movie making and ranch life and wildlife.
All classes will take place at the National Ranching Heritage Center and will be taught by professional educators and NRHC staff. Registration is $75 for Ranching Heritage Association (RHA) members and $100 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit ranchingheritage.org/syc
The NRHC also will partner with Kids On the Land (KOL) to provide a Kids Ranch Camp from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 30, 31 and August 1 for children who have completed grades 3-5. Students will take morning field trips and interact with entomologists, naturalists and wildlife biologists. All activities will be experiential and science-based to teach children about the region where they live and connect them to the land and a more sustainable future. Students will need to bring sack lunches.
Registration for Kids Ranch Camp is $275 for RHA members and $300 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit www.ranchingheritage.org/ranchkids
(News release from the National Ranching Heritage Center)