Education Opportunities

At the Rosenberg Railroad Museum, we are developing educational opportunities for children of all ages. We will soon have details for you on:

Field Trips
Day Care & Summer School
Home Schoolers
Scout Programs
Summer Programs

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    Education at The Museum

    Spring/Summer 2014

    Model Railroad Camp

    Master Model Railroader Russell Straw will guide students in construction of an N Scale diorama complete with structures, greenery, cars, tracks and train. Student will take home his/her project.

    Junior Model Railroad Camp 2014
    Date: June 10-13  2:00p.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Ages: 5-8 years old
    Registration deadline: June 1 
    Cost: $60 for members and $65 for non-members. Limited enrollment

    Senior Model Railroad Camp 2014
    Date: June 17-20  2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Ages: 9-12 years old
    Registration deadline: June 1 
    Cost: $60 for members and $65 for non-members. Limited enrollment

     

    Coming This Summer

     Girl Scouts: will be able to register through San Jacinto Council
    • Mystery Tea Party – back by popular demand, Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts spend the day trying to find clues as to who stole Juliette Gordon Lowe’s Pearl necklace while aboard the Quebec (an 1878 Private Rail Car) Girls will enjoy a tea and make bracelets.
    • Harvey Girl to Empowered Woman - Come to Historic Downtown Rosenberg and discover the Harvey Girls and the role they played in settling the west. From the 1880s to the 1950s, they worked in Fred Harvey's restaurants along the Santa Fe Railway. At a time when there were "no ladies west of Dodge City and no women west of Albuquerque," they came as waitresses. Girls earn the badge “Playing the Past” from the Amuse Leadership Journey. 
    Cub Scouts – call to set up date/time (281-633-2846)
    • Tigers - the visit/tour of museum meets the 1g Go See It -"go to library, historical society, museum… in your community. Discover how family life was the same and how it was different many years ago."
    • Wolf - 4f "Visit an important place in your community, such as a historic or government location.  Explain why it is important."
    • Bear - Tall Tales Achievement
    • Webelos – Work towards the Traveler pin --  Learn to use a map, time table, plan a trip by rail, calculate cost per mile.,,, learn about maps and symbols; safety precautions when traveling.
    Pre-School “Beat the Heat series” (date to be announced soon)

    We will conduct one hour programs throughout the Summer that include a story, a craft and fun activities for Pre-school kids.

     

    Museum Photo Policy - The Rosenberg Railroad Museum reserves the right to photograph program participants and visitors. Please be aware that these photos are for the use of the Association only and may be published for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please notify staff.