Youth Programs

After the Bell
Join us at the Jackson Hole Middle School for a Historical Fiction Writing Club after school during November and December 2023. Please reach out to After School Program Coordinator Libby Wood.

Kids Club with Teton County Parks & Recreation
You can find us at this popular afterschool Kids Club on many Mondays and Thursdays at Jackson Elementary School. Sign up with Parks & Rec HERE.

Afterschool at the Library
Drop by the Library’s Youth Auditorium for free every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for 5 minutes or an hour to explore Jackson Hole’s local history with real artifacts, engaging read-alouds, and hands-on activities. More information HERE.

Rising Educator Internship
The JHHSM partners with Rising Educators to offer a paid internship program for Latinx High School Youth. The internship provides training and professional development and matches interns with a local organization serving summer camps and programming for youth. The application process begins in January for the following summer. Email Director of Education Catherine Maguire for more information.

Our youth education programming encourages students to uncover history in their everyday lives. Programs connect local history across disciplines in the classroom through investigation, research, creation and connection.

We offer both site-based and remote programming for classroom educators or local families. Come to the museum and you might investigate archival photos, discover trends in local natural history or engineer irrigation for homesteading cabins.

  • INVESTIGATE – Students will use archives and museum objects to critically investigate aspects of local Jackson Hole history and its relationship to the nation/world.
  • RESEARCH – Using our research database and resources students will discover documents or objects that relate to their specific topic.
  • CREATE – Students will apply the history they have learned to create and design artwork, structure, and inventions.
  • CONNECT – Students will use the history they’ve learned to make connections across disciplines.

Have you seen our collection of Essential Resources for classrooms?

For more information about a class visit, a custom course or to schedule a program, please email the Director of Education, Catherine Maguire or call at 307-733-2414.