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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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Back to School

Curriculum Links: Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- Changing Family and Community Traditions (grade 2), Communities in Canada, 1780-1850 (grade 3), Communities in Canada, Past and Present(grade 6),Canada,1780-1850 Conflict and Change(grade 7), Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8) Spend a half day as a student in our 1860s school house. Write on a slate, participate in a...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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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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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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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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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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Farm Life

Curriculum Links: Language (grades 2-8); The Arts (grades 2-8);Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- 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) Experience the life of a farmer in this fully interactive program. Grind grain in a...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: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Field to Fork

Curriculum Links: Language (grades 2-8); Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- 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) Experience 2 great field trips in one day! Start your adventure at Black Creek Community Farm where students...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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