Do you know someone, aged 12-18, who loves to read, enjoys history, and likes to share ideas with other people?

This year, the fun and ever-popular 2024 Young Chautauqua Program will focus on the history of Nevada’s early state and local politicians – it’s an election year!

Under the guidance of instructor Glen Perazzo and the Churchill County Museum staff, young performers will research, study, and bring their characters to life. Creating an entertaining dramatic monologue, they will describe the lives and experiences of those who once shaped Nevada’s political landscape, while engaging their audience in a lively discussion.

The goal of this free program, as stated in the Nevada Humanities Committee’s Young Chautauqua Handbook, is “to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies.” Classes will meet each Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the museum, beginning March 6th and ending with a May 8th performance.

A CCM Education Department Registration Form, available at the museum front desk or online (here), must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian before participating. Don’t let them miss this exceptional opportunity – have them register today!