Children’s Room at the Carnegie Center

2021 – 2022 Children’s Programming

Our Children’s Room is open for small groups, home schoolers, and school groups by appointment.

For information, scheduling, and pricing for any of these programs, contact Jenn McManamon, Children’s Education & Curriculum Coordinator at [email protected]

Trips for Schools & Organizations

Field trips may be scheduled during the school year for various classes or organizations.  Our field trips offer an interactive museum experience for students. Interesting artifacts and exhibits are highlighted offering a unique learning opportunity.

Saturday Fall Classes: Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 12 • 10 am – 12 Noon

These classes are designed for students in grades 1 – 5. Each class teaches different concepts revolving around the history of Lorain and beyond, with unique lessons, projects, and experiments for small groups.  Sign up for 1, 2, or 3 classes and hang out with us on a Satuday morning!

Winter Fun Days: Dec. 20, 21, 22 • 10 am – 3 pm

Our December Fun Days are offered to kids in grades K – 5.  Join us for some winter wonderland days during winter break. These days will be packed with creative projects, games, and winter activities (lunch provided). Sign up for 1, 2, or 3 days and have some fun with us during winter break!

Spring Break Camps

March 28 – April 1; April 18 – 22; 10 am – 3 pm (lunch provided)

These busy one-week camps are planned for students in Grades K – 5.  Learn some local history with a fun twist during the weeks of Spring Break!

Virtual Lessons

5 Virtual Google Slide lessons are available for purchase to use throughout the school year.  Lessons are aligned with Ohio learning standards and have various cross-curricular components. These lessons are easy to use and are a great auxilliary tool for classroom teaching and learning.  Lessons can be purchased individually or as a set, and are suitable for grades 1 – 5.

Summer Camps: Mon. – Fri. • 10 am – 3 pm

These one-week camps will be held once a month in June, July, & August, and are designed for students in Grades K – 5. Avoid the summer slump and join us for some summer fun while learning a lot, too! Camp days are jam packed with walking field trips, outdoor activities, local history lessons, and so much more.  Lunch is provided.

Preschool Plus Sessions

These sessions will take place throughout the school year on scheduled Wednesdays. Potty trained preschoolers will enjoy playing in our interactive Children’s Center.  This is a great program to enhance the development of preschool skills and begin Kindergarten readiness.  This program is designed to support social/emotional skills and early childhood development.

Join us for our LHS KIDS programs!

Our programs are aligned with the state of Ohio learning standards.  LHS KIDS lessons are rooted in the themes and history of the City of Lorain, but can be applied to learning everywhere.

All programs will be held at the Carnegie Center, located at 329 W. 10th St., Lorain.

For more information: Jenn McGee-McManamon, Children’s Education & Curriculum Coordinator: [email protected]


HER story made HIStory!

Who was Toni Morrison and why is she such an important person for us to know?

Learn more about ‘America’s Greatest Storyteller’ with this free lesson about her life and accomplishments…

The link to the free Toni Morrison lesson (above) is a sample format of our series of  children’s virtual lessons. 

If you like what you see and are interested in purchasing others, you can select individual lessons for $15.00 each or pay $60.00 for all 5 lessons—a savings of $15.00.

For more information, contact Jenn McManamon, Children’s Education & Curriculum Coordinator.

Jenn McManamon


[email protected]