Youth Programming

Kids Classes

Children analyze artifacts and create something of their own to take home in these arts-infused history classes.
KHS designs these classes to help your child develop critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills, learn about Kentucky’s history, gain confidence in his or her abilities and, most importantly, have a great time!
Ages vary depending on class.
Registration required. Call 502-782-8118 or email KHSeducation@ky.gov to book your spot today.
Cost: $10 per student. $5 for each additional family member. Current KHS members receive $5 off the total cost. Payment is due the day of the class. Classes begin by checking in your child at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

No-School Day class registration is different because of the longer class time. See individual listings for details.

Classes are subject to cancellation based on number of registrants.

Family Workshops

These interactive, hands-on workshops are for your whole family to enjoy. We explore a new topic each month, examining artifacts, images and documents from KHS collections to learn what they reveal about Kentucky history.
Craft projects let participants build new skills and take their learning home with them. Ideal for homeschool families and groups!
Activities are best for ages 5-12, but all ages are welcome.
Registration required because of limited space. Call 502-782-8118 or email KHSeducation@ky.gov to book your spot today.
Cost: $10 per family, (includes an adult and two children). $5 for each additional participant. Current KHS members receive $5 off the total cost. Payment is due the day of the workshop. All workshops begin at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

Classes are subject to cancellation based on number of registrants.

Little Historians

Little Historians investigate the lives, customs and beliefs of people who have called Kentucky home throughout its rich history. We use artifacts and images in our collections to challenge your Little Historian to explore, think and create. New monthly topics and hands-on activities help your child develop skills that are critical to classroom success and becoming a lifelong lover of history.
Ideal for ages 3-5.
Registration recommended because of limited space. Call 502-782-8118 or email KHSeducation@ky.gov to book your spot today.
Cost: $5 per student. Free for KHS members
Classes begin by checking in your child at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

Girl Scout Workshops

KHS works with Kentucky Girl Scout councils to provide badge workshops for Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes, and for overnight Campout at the Museum programming for Juniors through Ambassadors. Information for these regularly scheduled programs is available through the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana and Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road websites.
Private Girl Scout Workshops
Girl Scouts who can’t make it to one of our scheduled group workshops can book a private workshop with KHS. For the 2018-2019 school year, we are offering private Brownie Inventor, Brownie Painting, Junior Musician and Junior Jeweler workshops. We request registration at least two weeks in advance. Call (502) 782-8085 or email Julie.Sawnor@ky.gov to reserve a private workshop.
Minimum participants: 10.
Cost: $12/girl, $6/adult. Tagalongs are welcome. Price includes museum admission.
We invoice payment at time of booking and payment is due before your workshop.

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