Ignite Your Curiosity as a Youth Volunteer

Youth Ag Volunteer

Becoming a Youth Volunteer at Conner Prairie When I was 9 years old, my mother called me over to her computer one day to show me some information she’d found online regarding a youth volunteering program at Conner Prairie. I was in that stage of life that nearly every child goes through, where the idea…

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Prairie Pursuits: Knifesmithing

Prairie Pursuits - Hand Forged Knife

Learn the art of hand forging a knife. Topics covered will be steel selection, forging the blade, filing a finishing, heat-treatment and handle selection and fitting. Some hand tools required. Ages 16+ Class meets every Thursday in April. Series begins April 8th. Purchase Tickets See all Prairie Pursuits classes

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Prairie Pursuits: Basic Blacksmithing

Prairie Pursuits - anvil

This class will cover the basics of hand blacksmithing and bench-work techniques. Through a series of simple projects, such as hooks, chain links, cooking utensils and blacksmith tongs, students will learn basic techniques such as tending a fire, drawing out, upsetting, welding, filework and finishing work. All tools/materials provided. Ages 16+ Every Monday in April.…

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Arts & Arms: Evening Cookout and Benefit Auction

Join new and old friends at our Wednesday evening cookout for good food and great conversations. This is also a chance to be able to purchase items made by Conner Prairie’s crafters and workshop instructors. All proceeds go to support Conner Prairie’s educational mission.

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