Summer Youth Programs
Grant-Kohrs Ranch 2013 summer youth programs offer kids great opportunities to learn about the natural and cultural world through fun hands on activities.
All programs are FREE of charge
Programs are offered every Tuesday from June 25th - August 13th.
Wildflower Garden - June 25th 9 am - 12 pm
Ever wanted to know what plants naturally grow here? Discover what varieties of native plants and flowers grow in rocky, dry soils. Help plant a Native Garden at the ranch for everyone who visits to enjoy! For kids ages 7 and up who like to get their hands dirty and want to learn about native plants.
Pioneer Skills - July 2nd 1 pm - 4 pm
Ever wonder what life was like during the pioneer days? Come prepared to do chores the old fashioned way...for real. Learn how to wash clothes, clean the rugs and more fun surprises. This is a fun way for kids of all ages to discover what it was like for kids in the 1800s.
Campfire Cooking - July 9th 9 am - 12 pm
Do you have what it takes to be a Cowboy Cook? Spend some time out on the range at cowboy camp. Set up camp cowboy style, use a chuckwagon and make lunch over the open fire. Fun for all ages who have a sense of adventure and enjoy making food they can sample. Click here to download an application for this program.
Native American Traditions - July 16th 1 pm - 4 pm
Does your family have traditions? Come explore how American Indian families share and pass down traditions Build a tipi and learn how American Indians lived. For kids of all ages who enjoy learning about other cultures.
Dig It!- July 23rd 9 am - 12 pm
Dig through evidence to discover what happened here in the past. Learn how archeologists use clues that are buried to find out about people who lived in the past. Fun for kids ages 7 and up who are curious hidden things.
Plant, Grow, Eat - July 30th 1 pm - 4 pm
Do you like vegetables? In this fun, hands-on program, learn what edible plants you can grow. Make your own pot and plant an edible plant to take home! Fun for all ages who like to eat and watch things grow!
Who Pooped at the Ranch? - August 6th 9 am - 12 pm
Investigate the clues animals leave behind and discover what wildlife live on the ranch. Learn to identify tracks and scat on this fun-filled adventure. Fun for all ages who like to look for clues.
River Romp - August 13th 1 pm - 4 pm
In this wet & wacky program, learn how important clean streams and water are to our environment. Come dressed to get wet! Fun for kids 5 and up who like water!
For more information or to sign up for programs, call 406-846-2070 ext. 230 or e-mail.
Did You Know?
The Deer Lodge Valley in Southwestern Montana receives only 10” of precipitation a year, counting melted snow. If irrigating water weren’t available from snowmelt on surrounding mountains, the green pastures would be a virtual desert.