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Western Explorers Summer Camp: Into the West

June 28 @ 9:00 am - July 1 @ 12:00 pm
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Does your child love history? Campers spend a day in the life of the people that inhabit the West. Play traditional games and discover the cultural traditions and lifeways of indigenous peoples. Explore Liichokoshkomo and learn to build your own shelter. Try traditional agriculture and explore new food systems. Practice the skills of America’s first cowboy—the vaquero, in preparation for the National Day of the American Cowboy.

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Western Explorers Summer Camp offers children ages 6 – 10 opportunities to learn, play and create at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Led by Museum educators, each four-day, small group session features age-appropriate themes, crafts, games, art projects and stories. Campers explore the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, gardens and trails to inspire their imaginations and provide the foundation for fun-filled, creative self-expression. All supplies are included in the children’s sessions. Space is limited.

Weekly Camp Sessions
Camps are offered half-days, Tuesday – Friday, June 29 – July 23, 9:00 a.m. – Noon. $125, $100 Museum for members per week. All supplies provided. Camps are offered for children ages 6 – 7 and 8 – 10. Children should dress in clothes in that are okay to get dirty – some activities may be messy! To register multiple children, please complete a separate registration form for each child. Join today and take advantage of discounts for Museum members!

Before and Aftercare
Before care 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. and Aftercare 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. is available at $40/week per child. During before and aftercare, campers will create small art projects, play games and have free-choice learning. Campers are fully supervised while in before and aftercare. Purchase before and aftercare when you register for camps.


June 28 @ 9:00 am
July 1 @ 12:00 pm
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Adventure District
Adventure Road
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