ECRM Summer Fun Workshops!

So much is happening at the Elgin County Railway Museum this summer! Why not try something new and register for one of the many workshops we are offering for kids over summer break. Our exciting workshops are catered to kids between ages 4-9 and last 2 hours each. Each workshop cost is $8.00 per participant or you can register for all 6 workshops for just $40.00! Call the museum or email emilye@ecrm5700.org to register. A trip to fun on the railway awaits your little ones at the Elgin County Railway Museum!

Workshop Schedule

(Thursdays from 1:30-3:30pm each week – except Wednesday July 17)

 

July 4 – Railway Safety & Simple Machines (Ages: 4-9)

Come join us at the Elgin County Railway Museum for fun this summer! Become a master of railway safety by learning about the different railway machines, train crossing signals and whistle commands. You will also get a chance to explore our railway museum and enjoy games and activities along the way too! Sign up today, we look forward to seeing you soon!

July 17– Jobs/People of the Railway (Ages: 4-9)

Enjoy the chance to learn about the different people working on the railway and their jobs. You will also get a chance to explore our railway museum and enjoy games and activities along the way too! Sign up today, we look forward to seeing you soon!

July 25 – Travelling the Railways (Ages: 6-9)

Hop on this exciting opportunity to learn more about travelling on train and railway systems. Although the trains don’t move, as we journey through the museum we will make stops on the way for games, crafts and other fun activities! Sign up today, we look forward to having you!

Aug 1 – Thomas Time (Ages: 4-6)

If you know any young kids who love all things Thomas, this Thomas themed workshop is the one for them! During the workshop kids will get a chance to explore our museum and trains, while also enjoy games and activities that all relate to Thomas and his friends! Sign up today, we look forward to having you!

Aug 8 – Railway Communications (Ages: 7-9)

On the railway there were many ways people communicated such as whistle commands, lantern & flag signals and Morse code too! Get ready to learn these different signals & commands and get a chance to try them yourself. You will also get a chance to practice your new skills with fun games and activities! Sign up today, we look forward to having you!

Aug 15 – Let the Good Times Roll – Railway Entertainment (Ages: 6-9)

This workshop is all about having a fun time while learning more about the life on the railways and exploring our various locomotives. We have many exciting games, crafts and activities planned for you during your time at the museum too.  Sign up today and let the good times roll at the Elgin County Railway Museum!

Aug 29 – THOMAS! (Ages: 4-9)

Come join us at the Elgin County Railway Museum for another fun workshop focused on Thomas and his many friends! Given the success of our first Thomas-themed workshop we added a second date for more Thomas-related fun at our museum! We have new exciting games and activities planned for all to enjoy. Join us and create more summer memories at the museum before it’s time to go back to school!
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