STEAM On The Rails & Summer Camps Set

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is offering a special school group student program in May and four summer camps this year.  Registration for all five youth programs is now available on Eventbrite and is on a first-come basis. STEAM On The Rails. Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  For school group students in grades K through 6. This educational experience investigates the importance of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) in railroading and our daily lives.  Activities take place at station stops throughout the Museum, including interactive behind-the-scenes tours, a live steam demonstration, hands-on art activities, and engaging presentations about historic railroading jobs.  The cost is $7.00 for students, $9.00 for adult chaperones, and by donation for educators.  Register here. Virtual Summer Camp “Behind The Scenes Of Railroading.”  Tuesday, June 28 to Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET.   For ages 9 to 12. …

Ride The Rails On 2022 Rambles

Ride the rails with the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on this year’s Rambles to four destinations of railroading, historical, scenic, and cultural interest. READING & BERKS COUNTY RAMBLE: Saturday, June 18, 2022. Enjoy a day of riding the rails and viewing vintage railroad equipment on the Reading & Berks County Ramble. Highlights include a private, chartered train ride on the Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad, a private, chartered train ride on the Allentown & Auburn Railroad, and a tour of the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum. Also included are roundtrip, chartered motorcoach transportation from Lancaster or Harrisburg, a box lunch, all taxes and gratuities for included features, and a travel escort.  Rates are $199.00 per person for Friends members and $209.00 per person for non-members.  Travelers must register before April 15, 2022.  Learn more and register. TRAINS & THE HORSESHOE CURVE RAMBLE: Sunday, August 21, 2022. Spend a day on the Trains & The Horseshoe Curve Ramble…