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Model Train Camp – Summer 2016

Work alongside experienced model train hobbyist!

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum is offering a unique opportunity to kids providing hands-on fun in one of America’s oldest and most important industries. During the one-day program campers will learn about railroad history, model trains and experience firsthand how to build railroad scenery displays.

Model Train Camp is an educational experience for kids who have an interest in railroads and railroading. The program is designed to teach kids about building model train displays while providing a simultaneous experience in the early history of U.S. railroads in the development and settlement of our country. Students will learn both modern and historic elements of America’s most vital transportation mode.

Kids will attend a week-long camp where they will participate in model train operations, interact with experienced sHOw Club model train hobbyist, learn building techniques, experience railroad history and work with various tools. Camp opportunities are offered on two separate weeks.

Circus Train Camp – Summer 2016

Spend the week with Broadway the Clown!

Kids will learn the basics of clowning and prepare for a circus performance to be held o Friday for a live audience.  Broadway the Clown will teach campers how to juggle and perform magic.  Campers will also create their own clown costumes, props and learn how to make balloon animals.

Kids will attend a week-long camp where they will participate in model train operations, interact with experienced sHOw Club model train hobbyist, learn building techniques, experience railroad history and work with various tools. Circus Train Camp is offered for one week only.

2016 Summer Session Schedules

Circus Train Camp: June 20-24  (9am-4pm)

Model Train Camp: June 27 – July 1  (9am-4pm)

Model Train Camp:  July 11-14  (9am-4pm)

Applying to Summer Camp at the RailPark

The camp is open to boys and girls who are currently 10 years or older. No prior experience is required.  The cost for attending camp is $195 per camper for RailPark Members and $235 for non-members.  Early drop off begins at 8:00am and late pick-up ends at 5:00pm.  All materials needed for camp and lunch is provided.  Space is limited and you must pre-register.

Applications can be picked up at the Historic RailPark & Train Museum, downloaded from our website www.historicrailpark.com.  For more information call us at 270-745-7317 or email us at info@historicrailpark.com.

Summer Hours Starting May 1

Monday – Saturday – 9AM-5PM

Sundays – 1PM-4PM

Winter Hours Starting November 1

Monday – CLOSED

Tuesdays – Saturday – 10AM-4PM

Sundays – 1PM-4PM

 

6 Comments

  1. Alan Stahl
    May 11, 2015    

    Need to know your days open and time .

  2. admin
    May 27, 2015    

    Hello,
    We are open Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-4pm.
    Thanks!

  3. lisa
    May 28, 2015    

    What is admission for the railroad park?

  4. admin
    June 1, 2015    

    Hi Lisa,
    Admission:
    Adults $12
    Senior $10
    Children 5-12 $6
    Children 4 and under are FREE
    We hope to see you soon!

  5. Brianna L
    March 23, 2016    

    How long is the tour of the museum.

  6. admin
    March 31, 2016    

    Hi Brianna,
    Our guided train tour last about 45 minutes. The museum is self-guided but can usually be completed in about 30 to 45 minutes.
    Thanks

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