Programs

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Confederation Generation

Students, in small groups, “become” a young person in the 1850s. By jointly making decisions, students make life choices for their character and follow his/her progress as s/he grows into adulthood on the eve of Confederation. Moving through the Village, they will make choices based on real life issues addressed by young people in the...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 6, Grade 8
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Farm to Forest

Move from Farm to Forest in this new hands-on program with Claremont Field Centre and WindReach Farm! Students will spend half the day learning about and interacting with some of WindReach Farm’s most popular animals including chickens, guinea pigs and rabbits. For the second half of their visit they will take an immersive nature hike...Read more
Facility: Claremont Field Centre
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Kindergarten
Type of course: Day Visit, Full Day
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Experience and Explore

Enjoy an interactive tour of historic Black Creek Pioneer Village and then choose from one of six exciting activity stations – Fun and games(outdoor); Fun and games(indoor); Get Ready to Party; Wonderful Wool; Artifact Exploration; Fashionable Fun. Get outside, get active and discover the past! This program ends at 1:00. Perfect for groups with early...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Type of course: Day Visit, Full Day
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Maple Syrup

Enjoy early Spring’s sweetness! Learn how to identify maple trees and how they are tapped for sap. Compare past and present methods of maple syrup making. Come and learn about a fabulous Canadian tradition. This popular program includes hands-on learning about the history of syrup making from Aboriginal to Modern day times. Students will learn...Read more
Facility: Bruce's Mill Conservation Area
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6
Type of course: Day Visit
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Choose your own adventure

A customized program to meet your needs. Let us know your group’s goals and we can customize a program to meet your needs. We can also develop a program that is guided by your students through an inquiry based, student centred learning approach. Please be sure to let us know what your students are interested...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12, Kindergarten, Pre School
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Full Day, Morning
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Self Guided

Take a self guided walk along the trails at Kortright.Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Kite Flying Fun

Come fly a kite! See how we can capture the wind’s energy to “fill a pond” and generate electricity. Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing appropriately for outdoor activities. On days of inclement...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Give a Hoot

Hike through owl territory and learn to “hoot like an owl”. Be a scientist and dissect owl pellets to see what our feathery friends have been eating. Preparation Programs always have an outdoor component. Groups should dress for the conditions on the day of their visit. Before your visit, please discuss the importance of dressing...Read more
Facility: Kortright Centre for Conservation
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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