Study Break Programs

Study Break Programs at the Cleveland History Center


About our Study Break Programs
New this year, the Cleveland History Center is offering “Study Break Programs,” which are shorter and generally more physically active than our traditional School and Youth programs. With offerings suited to all grade levels from Pre-K through 8, these programs are the perfect way to explore what the Cleveland History Center has to offer through hands-on engagement!

Our Study Break programs are each 60 minutes in length and include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel. Programs are $120 per class.

Turn of the Century Toys – Grades Pre-K to 1st
Where the Wild Things Are – Grades Pre-K to 1st
Flying High at the Cleveland Air Races – Grades 2nd to 8th
Cleveland Grand Prix – Grades 2nd to 8th
Civil War Camp & Gear – Grades 2nd to 8th

Please contact Programming at or 216-721-5722 x1502 to book your Study Break program today!

WRHS Summer Program

All Summer Programs must be paid for in advance of the program date in order to finalize and guarantee your booking. Payment is accepted in the form of a purchase order, check, VISA/MC/Amex/Discover, or cash.  Please make checks payable to “Western Reserve Historical Society,” and please note Education and the date of your program. If mailing payment, please send it to Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH, 44106. We have a no-refund policy.  If you miss your program, we are happy to work with you to reschedule for a new date. If you have questions, scheduling needs, or would like to pay via phone, please call 216-721-5722 ext. 1502.  

Turn of the Century Toys
Pre-K-1st | indoor/outdoor
Campers explore a historic mansion and its gardens at WRHS while learning historic children’s games and playing with old fashioned toys!

Where the Wild Things Are
Pre-K-1st | indoor only
Campers participate in an active, fun-filled story time featuring the classic book, Where the Wild Things Are, before embarking on a hunt through the Bingham-Hanna Mansion to discover the many “wild things” WRHS has in its collections.

Flying High at the Cleveland Air Races
Grades 2-8 | indoor/outdoor
Campers tour the WRHS aviation collection and hear stories about the famed Cleveland Air Races. Then, they explore the forces of flight by constructing paper airplanes and holding their own air races!

Cleveland Grand Prix
Grades 2-8 | indoor/outdoor
Campers take a tour of racing vehicles and vehicles that were promoted through racing in the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, and then build their own racing cars to compete in the Cleveland Grand Prix!

Civil War Camp & Gear
Grades 2-8 | indoor/outdoor
Campers explore the history of the Civil War and hear about the life of a solider before donning their uniforms, participating in Civil War-era drills, and setting up camp and a company street.


Download our Study Break Program offerings as a PDF here.