Many Hands (Half Day)

Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
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Program Levels:
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 9-12
Course Types:
Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning

Available March 5 to April 3 upon request

Head out to the sticky trail to discover how maple trees are identified and tapped for sap. Explore tools and artifacts used for this delicious tradition and, best of all, help bake a variety of maple treats!

Spend the second half of the day exploring select buildings in the historic Village. How did 19th century people prepare for the maple syrup season?


Get to work in an authentic heritage log house! Cook on a real wood stove, churn and prepare butter, card wool, and learn to use a spinning wheel.

In the workshop weave on a barn loom, engage in wood working and explore various tools. The program concludes with a snack made with “many hands”.

Available all year except July/August

* Maximum 50 students per half day

2020 Pricing:*

  • $15.00 per student

*Effective February 1, 2020.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Social Studies: Heritage and Identity — Communities in Canada, Changing Family and Community Traditions (Grade 2); 1780-1850 (Grade 3); Communities in Canada, Past and Present (Grade 6); Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (Grade 8)