HOME SCHOOL DAYS 2020 Winter/Spring:
Home School Tuesdays
Enjoy a series of home school days this winter and spring at Black Creek Pioneer Village. These days are designed to engage students and their families in unique and interactive experiences.
- Fee: $14 per participant including parents
- Book three or more days and get 15% off!
- Register by calling 416 667 6295 ext 2
- Time: 10:30- 12:30
- Ages: appropriate for students ages 5-12 but all age groups are welcome!
OUTDOOR WINTER GAMES
Embrace the winter season by exploring the beautiful outdoors at Black Creek Pioneer Village. Enjoy Snow shoeing (weather permitting), a scavenger hunt, and nature walk. Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate!
Get to work in a nineteenth-century log home where you will bake a cake and cookies and churn butter. Learn how wool is turned into yarn as you try your hand on a spinning wheel. End the day by enjoying the tasty treats you have created.
EXPERIENCE THE MAPLE SEASON
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 find out how nineteenth-century people prepared for the maple syrup season? End the visit with a taste of delicious maple syrup!
TOUR OF THE TRADES
Experience nineteenth-century trades as you visit our trades shops and engage in hands-on activities.
Visit the Tinsmith’s Shop and Printing Office and get to work in the Snider Workshop. Your day ends with a cup of hot chocolate and cookies!
MUSIC & DANCING
Tap your toes and participate in a Victorian pop experience. Learn and perform traditional dances in a historic ballroom. Your day ends with a cup of hot chocolate and cookies!
DRAMA & GAMES
Take part in interactive performances featuring nineteenth-century residents of Black Creek homes! Participate in drama games and see if you have what it takes to be a history actor. Your day ends with a cup of hot chocolate and cookies!
HOME SCHOOL DAY 2020 Fall:
Let us help you plan a day at the Village, with activities designed especially for home-schooled youngsters.
Wednesday September 23, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Meet history actors
- History lab
- 19th century baseball game
- Craft station
- Watercolour painting workshop
- Dress-up station
- Meet the shepherd or farmyard friends
- Do it yourself heritage trades at additional cost