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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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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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Dickson’s Hill School program

Curriculum Links: Active Living, Movement Competence (grades 2-8); Social Studies: Heritage and Identity: Changing Family and Community Traditions (grade 2) Communities in Canada, 1780-1850 (grade 3) Step back in time and spend a week role playing with your students in a one room school house. Teacher orientation is provided as well as scheduled daily visits...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 2, Grade 3
Type of course: Day Visit, Full Day
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Pioneer Workshops

Curriculum Links: Physical Education: Movement Competence, Active Living (grades 3-8) Social Studies-Heritage and Identity- Communities in Canada,1780-1850 (grade 3) Communities in Canada, Past and Present (grade 6) History: Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8) Continue the fun and learn a new skill! When you book any regular priced program choose from one of the following interactive...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit
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Christmas Past

Curriculum Links: Language; Environmental Studies; Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- Changing Roles and Responsibilities (grade 1) Changing Family and Community Traditions (grade 2)Communities in Canada,1780-1850 (grade 3) Communities in Canada, Past and Present(grade 6) History: Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8) Traditions and celebrations of the different cultures that make up the Village provide a very...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: ESL, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12, Pre School
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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1837 Rebellion

Curriculum Links: History:Canada,1780-1850 Conflict and Change(grade 7) Take sides in the 1837 Rebellion to decide the future of your country! Meet characters from the time period and discover the main social and political issues that led to rebellion. Gather your facts and analyze information to prepare for a lively Town Hall debate! Available May1- mid...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 7
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Life in A New Land

Curriculum Links: Language; Social Studies:Heritage and Identity-Communities in Canada (grade 3), 1780-1850, Communities in Canada, Past and Present (grade 6) History: Canada,1780-1850 Conflict and Change(grade 7) History: Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8) Explore the Village as you travel to trades shops and houses and discover the many challenges that faced our early settlers. Study the...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: ESL, Grade 3, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Sensory Adventures

Curriculum Links: Language; Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- Changing Roles and Responsibilities, Changing Family and Community Traditions (grade 2) Use your 5 senses to explore the Village. Meet farm animals, smell the baking bread and herbs from the garden, and card wool. Finally, enjoy a tasty treat at the Inn. Available May 1 – mid...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 1, Pre School
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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