Programs for Kids

Learning takes place in Museums when challenging programming is integrated with exhibitions, technology and research to encourage the natural curiosity within all people. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City strives to offer educational opportunities for all levels of learning in different mediums. Our goal is to encourage and instruct a broad audience, to give them the tools and information to elevate their expectations and achieve their dreams.

 

Saturdays for Kids: Rope Making and Leatherwork

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Considered an essential tool for the cowboy, ropes came in all sizes, shapes, and materials. Learn to create leatherwork and make ropes. Available while supplies last. Free for children and accompanying adults. For more information, email education@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Wild Weather Camp

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Museum hosts David Payne’s Wild Weather Camp, a fun and interactive weather safety program developed by David Payne and the News 9 Weather Team for elementary students. Kids will learn about severe weather events and what to do in different scenarios.  Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the 45-minute presentation, then explore weather-related…

Fall Break Drop-In Activities

October 15 @ 10:00 am - October 19 @ 2:00 pm
October 15 – 19 Fall Break Drop-In Activities It is Fall Break for Oklahoma City Metro area schools! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.Various Museum Locations. October 15 Fall Break for Kids: Hands-On Clay The use of clay dates back…

Wild Weather Camp

October 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Museum hosts David Payne’s Wild Weather Camp, a fun and interactive weather safety program developed by David Payne and the News 9 Weather Team for elementary students. Kids will learn about severe weather events and what to do in different scenarios.  Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the 45-minute presentation, then explore weather-related…

Saturdays for Kids: Journaling

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Journals and diaries help provide a glimpse into the past. Create and decorate bound journals to help you tell your story. After completing your journal, visit the galleries to sketch some of your favorite items or visit the Gardens to create leaf rubbings. Available while supplies last. Free for children and accompanying adults. For more…

Saturdays for Kids: Holidays at the Museum

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prosperity Junction, Classrooms, Galleries Celebrate the holidays in Prosperity Junction, the Museum’s turn-of-the-century frontier town. Make Western-inspired ornaments, pinecone birdfeeders, and decorations, meet historical Western figures, sample frontier food, and mosey up to the sarsaparilla bar before dropping off your holiday wish list with Santa! Find Howe and Dee the Cowboy Elves to earn a…