Spring Colorado Living History School Program

April 7 – 23: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9 – 11 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.

Spring Colorado Living History School Program

April 7 – 23: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9 – 11 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.

Spring Colorado Living History School Program

April 7 – 23: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9 – 11 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.

Holiday Evening

Rock Ledge Ranch will be transformed with the sights, sounds, and aromas of this traditionally festive season!

The evening features: wagon rides, old-time musical entertainment, lantern tours to the 1860s Homestead Cabin, Blacksmith Shop demonstrations, barn dancing, Victorian celebrations in the 1880s Rock Ledge House, and Edwardian festivities in the 1907 Orchard House.

St. Nicholas will be in the Carriage House to visit with children and adults. Purchase those extra special Ranch-made gifts at the General Store! Hot cider, cocoa, and other sweet treats will be available at several locations around the Ranch. Visit the Studio to make a special holiday craft.

Drinks and snacks available for sale in the Carriage House are cash-only. Face painting in the Studio is cash-only.

Regular Admission
RLR Living History Association Members: FREE

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Barnyard Buddies

A First Thursday preschool program for children 6 and under to read a book, make a craft, and participate in an activity at the Ranch!

New Ranch topic each month! 

Registration Required! Click to register below.

Park on Chambers Way /Adams Drive and walk over to the Barnyard, between the Barn and the Studio, where you’ll find the sheep and chickens!
Map of Rock Ledge Ranch

*Limited availability. Theme, craft, and activity is subject to change. 

Please subscribe to our social media to follow updates!
Contact us below or at 719-578-6777

Barnyard Buddies Storytime

Join us for Rock Ledge Ranch Barnyard Buddies Storytime!


A Thursdays program throughout September! 

Intended for children 6 and under to read books about the animals at the Ranch! Meet us at 10:30 a.m. near the big Maple tree, over by the sheep pen.
New stories each week!

*This program is outdoors, and will occur weather permitting. Masks are not required, but families will be asked to social distance.

This program is FREE, but we’d love your support! 

Autumn Colorado Living History School Program

October 6-22, 2021: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.

Autumn Colorado Living History School Program

October 6-22, 2021: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.

Barnyard Buddies

A First Thursday preschool program for children 6 and under to read a book, make a craft, and participate in an activity at the Ranch!

New Ranch topic each month! 

Registration Required! Click to register below.

Park on Chambers Way /Adams Drive and walk over to the Barnyard, between the Barn and the Studio, where you’ll find the sheep and chickens!
Map of Rock Ledge Ranch

*Limited availability. Theme, craft, and activity is subject to change. 

Please subscribe to our social media to follow updates!
Contact us below or at 719-578-6777

Autumn Colorado Living History School Program

October 6-22, 2021: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. or 12 – 2 p.m.
By reservation only. $3 per person.

This School Program is designed specifically for public, private and charter schools. Homeschoolers are encouraged to attend Homeschool Day for a longer, self-paced program.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities, and to ask and answer questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best educational experience possible!

This program is directed at grade three, however, we encourage all ages to participate.

Your visit will include:

Lifestyles, struggles, and rewards of:

  • American Indians
  • Homesteaders and farmers
  • Blacksmiths

An activity packet will be sent with the confirmation with further exploration of Rock Ledge Ranch, if your class(es) would like to explore before or after the scheduled program.

Planning your visit:

  • Minimum of 50 students for one time slot. 75 or more, requires two time slots.
  • Please ensure all visitors are prepared for the weather! Barn will be open for shelter in inclement weather.
  • Group leaders to the appropriate program areas as assigned. Each area is scheduled an allotted time.
  • Please arrive prior to the reservation time with three groups per time slot pre-assigned. Late arrivals will receive a shorter program.
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