Pedal Power | Uncle Carl’s Camp

If you like to bike, this camp is for you! Campers will build endurance and learn bicycle safety, history of biking through Kauffman Museum’s collection, bicycle maintenance and repair and riding rules and etiquette. Campers must already know how to ride a bike and be...

Life on the Prairie | Uncle Carl’s Camps

There are more life on the prairie than you’d ever imagine!  It has been home to many plants, animals and people for a very long time. We will investigate many different organisms that live on the prairie–big and small–and imagine how the prairie might be...

Exploring Printmaking 2 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Campers will explore printmaking through the work of Kansas printmakers. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 2 will give campers a unique inside glimpse into how an artist turns inspiration into art....

Exploring Printmaking 1 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Campers will explore a variety of simple printmaking techniques. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 1 will introduce young artists to many forms of printing from the museum’s collection of paper and...

Unraveling History’s Mysteries | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Get ready to dig deep in local archives, interview historians, and do detective work. Campers will investigate the rich history of Kauffman Museum, Bethel College and the local community. Come study artifacts, explore hidden stairways and mummify a piece of fruit. Are...

First Saturday Bird Walk—June 4, 2022

Our First Saturday Bird Walks depart from the kiosk in the museum parking lot for a mile-and-a-half hike through Chisholm Park and along Sand Creek Trail. Be prepared for some unpaved/steep terrain. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not required. Children...

Little Houses on the Prairie | Uncle Carl’s Camp

We will explore different types of homes from pioneer days. Come find out who built these homes, what they were made of, where they were built, what they did inside the houses, and why they did things that way! We’ll be inside and outside, so come prepared for both....

First Saturday Bird Walk—May 7, 2022

Our First Saturday Bird Walks depart from the kiosk in the museum parking lot for a mile-and-a-half hike through Chisholm Park and along Sand Creek Trail. Be prepared for some unpaved/steep terrain. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not required. Children...

Faspa: Mennonite Charcuterie

Celebrate May Day* and enjoy Mennonite Charcuterie! Faspa a light, evening meal of bread, meat, jam, and cheese, traditionally served in Low German Mennonite households Charcuterie an assortment of meats, cheeses, artisan breads, olives, fruits, and nuts served on a...