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Education Opportunities

At the Rosenberg Railroad Museum, we are developing educational opportunities for children of all ages. 

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

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For the RailFan

Model Railroading News

We will soon begin a section of our website dedicated to model railroading. We'll share with you tips on starting a new layout, scenery techniques, and all the fun people you'll discover who are passionate about this hobby. Here's one of those people, Dave Frary, a well-known innovative scenery artist. Check out his blog full of photos.

Railfanning in Rosenberg

Do you have a favorite video of trains in and around Rosenberg? Send us the YouTube link!

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    Education Station at The Museum

    Summer 2014

    Model Railroad Camp

    Thank you for your great response this year for our Junior and Senior Model Railroad Camps! We've sold out all available spots in both our Junior and Senior Camps. Your young people have had a wonderful time and learned skills and values that can last a lifetime.
    See you next year for more fun!
     

       

    More Summer Fun

    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.

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    Pre-School “Beat the Heat series”

    10-am - 11-am July 23 and August 13

    Fun one-hour programs throughout the Summer that include a story, a craft and fun activities for Pre-school kids.  $5 participating child with adult/$3 for each additional child.  Guided tours available after session for $1 off adult regular admission, and kids tour free. (No pre-registration required for tours.) 

    Please click here to Pre-Register for the sessions of your choice. 

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    Special Interest Classes

    “Pen and Ink Art Classes”  10:00 am till 1:00 pm July 24th from 10 - 1 p.m.
    Have an artist in the family? Sign them up for our “Pen and Ink Art” class. This class will be available on July 24 from 10 - 1 p.m. Classes are taught by local artist Nina Struthers who will share her techniques and cover the basics of pen and ink drawing. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for non members and all supplies are included. Open to students ages 8-12.

     

    “On Track with Photography”  10:00 – 11:30 am July 10 from 10-11 a.m.
    Perhaps there's a budding photographer in your midst? Sign them up for our “On Track with Photography” class, hosted by BAC Photography and Design and taught by professional photographer Brandon Campbell. This class will convene on June 26 and July 10 from 10-11 a.m. and is open to students age 11-14. Techniques taught will include: lighting, perspective and the “Rule of Thirds.” Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers and a disposable digital camera is included.

    Enroll for Special Interest Classes
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    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.