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Campfire Christmas – 2019 Family Tours Register

Journey back in time to experience Christmas celebrations of the 1830s through the 1930s! Join us December 14 and 21 for a family-friendly holiday evening tour that culminates with cowboy songs, stories and hot cocoa around the campfire. Unlike previous Campfire Christmas events, this year’s format will feature holiday tours at each of the main historic sites

Tickets are non-refundable and Campfire Christmas is held regardless of the weather. Please call (281) 343-0218 extension 410 if you have any difficulties booking on-line.  Tickets are available via Pre-sale up until 1 week before the event. Deadline to purchase tickets in advance has been extended for December 14th until end of day December 10th. Deadline for December 21st is end of day December 14th.

See you at Campfire Christmas Family Tours!

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December 14, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adults$25.00
Children 4-12$15.00
Senior 62 and over or Members$20.00
December 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adults$25.00
Children 4-12$15.00
Senior 62 and over or Members$20.00

Home School Program Pioneers in Texas Register

Learn about pioneer life in 1830s pre-Revolution Texas through an exploration of how early pioneers accomplished the essential—food, shelter and clothing—in this new land.
Students will:

  • Experience an open hearth cooking demonstration and learn about food acquisition in this new frontier.
  • Discover domestic life with an introduction to the dog trot cabin and a fire-making demonstration. In addition, tour the outbuildings which were critical extensions of the home on an early stock farm.
  • Explore log cabin life through spinning and weaving demonstrations as well as hands-on activities such as hand ginning cotton and finger spinning.

Additional rotations may include activities such as Native American sign language, chores or field work.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. If you have trouble booking please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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January 22, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge$0.00
January 23, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge$0.00

Home School Program From Pasture to Parlor Register

Experience life in 1860s post-Civil War Texas with a visit to the home of Polly Ryon and her husband. Learn about the lives of the different people who helped operate a working Ranch in this era. Students will:

  • Learn about the life of the 19th century child and experience the one-room school house.
  • Discover the life of a 1860s cowboy with interactive activities that explore the Ryons’ ranching operations.
  • Explore domestic service life at a large ranch and participate in the daily chores necessary to keep the ranch running smoothly. Hands-on activities may include laundry, cooking and/or other daily chores.
  • Additional rotations may include activities based on the life of the 19th century ranch owner. Activities may include etiquette, business practices or genteel domestic skills.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. If you experience difficulty booking, please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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January 22, 2020
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
January 23, 2020
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00

Home School Little Farmers Register

Bring the little ones out and learn about farming at our 1890s Sharecropper Farm site. This program will include live animal encounters.
Students will:

  • Listen to a story about life on a farm and learn how everyone needs to work together to make a farm prosper.
  • Learn how crops grow with our Sharecropper and get their hands dirty with a growing experience.
  • Meet some of the Ranch animals and learn how to care for and feed our farm animal friends.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. If you have trouble booking online please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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January 22, 2020
January 23, 2020

Home School Ranch Life in the 1930s Register

Delve in to the world of the 1930s George Ranch with this program set at the George Home site. Students will get their hands dirty as they are transported back to the heyday of the George Ranch. Students will:

  • Visit the Bach House and experience life as a 1930s cowboy while learning about the Georges’ large 1930s ranching operation.
  • Get a taste of 1930s domestic life by helping out Ms. Mamie and Josephine, the housekeeper, with the daily chores.
  • Explore children’s leisure-time activities from this period including a vintage radio program, a discussion of commonly-played games and a peek into a popular comic book from this era.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. If you have trouble booking online, please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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January 22, 2020
January 23, 2020

Tales of Texas Home School Day Register

Capture the Independent Texas Spirit with a Special Celebration of Texas History! Purchase your tickets in advance to get a special Tales Home School Rate and ease your check-in process on Home School Day. Groups purchasing tickets together must check-in together. Consider your group’s situation. Individual families may want to book individually instead of as part of a larger group if arrival times will vary. Plus it is easy to buy your tickets online! Advance tickets are $10 for adults, and $7 for students age 4-15 and free for 3 and under and must be purchased by February 15th. Tickets are non-refundable. General admission tickets may be purchased at the door for the event at the regular rate of $15 per adult and $10 per child.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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February 20, 2020
Adult age 16 and up$10.00
Child age 4 - 15$7.00
Toddler age 3 and under$0.00
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