The Pioneer Village & Archives is a dynamic location for hands-on, interactive school programs for Grade 3 students. Focusing on the daily lives of early settlers, these programs are multi-sensory and curriculum-related.
During a visit to the Pioneer Village, students will take part in various demonstrations and activities that depict the chores, jobs, and pastimes of nineteenth-century settlers. Some of the demonstrations and activities to choose from include butter making, weaving, candle making and old-time laundry.
All programs can be modified to suit your specific classroom instruction, and are offered in short-day (2 hours or less) half-day (2-4 hours) or full-day (4+ hours) durations.
Educational programming operates between mid-April through to the end of August.
If you wish to provide your students with an engaging and informative introduction to Canada's history of early settlement, please contact the Pioneer Village by email at email@example.com today for further information.
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[CANCELLED IN 2020] Annual Rise to Rebellion: an Interactive Re-creation of the 1837 Rebellion of Upper Canada
Scheduled every year on the Thursday and Friday before the Mother's Day weekend in May, the Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives hosts an annual Education Days for Rise to Rebellion: an Interactive Re-creation of the 1837 Rebellion of Upper Canada. Unlike any other education program throughout the Greater Toronto Area, students will have a chance not only to learn about the issues involved in the struggle for responsible government from costumed personalities, but to actually participate in an interactive re-creation of this celebrated episode of Canadian history.
The Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives offers Summer Camps for children ages 7-12. These camps inform children about the chores, hobbies and lifestyles of people in the nineteenth century through a series of hands-on craft and heritage demonstrations. Skills relevant to early settlement life are taught and the camps endeavour to instill a sense of pride in our heritage and knowledge of early Canadian lifestyles. Before & After Care is available for all camp dates. Bussing is available for Summer Camps. To register, call Customer Service at (905) 476-4301, or click for online registration, or in person at the Civic Centre, Georgina Leisure Pool, or Stephen Leacock Theatre. View the 2020 Summer Camp insert here and more information on Town of Georgina camps and registration can be found here.
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