For Families

Classes and Camps

The museum offers summer camps, Saturday classes, and homeschool classes for K-12 students. Classes and camps are a great way to learn about the history of farming, ranching, and rural life in New Mexico.

Summer Camps

The museum offers 2- to 3-day summer camps beginning in June. Children can explore a wide variety of topics including gardening, archaeology, ecology, and fiber arts.

The camps are taught by museum staff members or museum volunteers who are experienced in teaching the topic.

View the 2018 schedule of camps and register here.  REGISTRATION CLOSED

View the 2017 schedule of camps here.

Saturday Classes

Throughout the school year, the museum offers Saturday classes that engage children and adults in a variety of topics From holiday-themed family workshops to specialized weaving classes, there’s a Saturday class for everyone.

Basic Weaving September 22, 2018  CLASS FULL

Basic Weaving September 29, 2018 CLASS FULL

Please contact LuAnn Kilday at 575-522-4100 or luannr.kilday@state.nm.us for more information.

See the schedule for upcoming classes here. Additional charges apply for some classes. If no cost is listed, attendance at classes is included in the cost of museum admission.

Discovery Afternoons

During the school year, the museum offers periodic Wednesday afternoon classes for home-school students. Classes are taught by museum educators or volunteers who are skilled in the topic. Topics range from agriculture to history to hands-on skills like weaving. Classes run from 1-3pm. Cost is $3 per person (parents included), and a parent or guardian is required to attend with students.

See the schedule for upcoming classes here.

 

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