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1837 Rebellion

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 May 1 to mid November (excluding July & August) *...Read more
Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
Levels: Grade 7
Type of course: Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning
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Back to School

Spend a half day as a student in our 1860s school house. Will you be the son of a blacksmith, daughter of the miller or a child of a farm laborer? Write on a slate, participate in a spelling bee, play 19th century games and practice the 3Rs.  Spend the second half of the day exploring...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

Traditions and celebrations of the different cultures that make up the Village provide a very special Christmas visit. Engage in a variety of unique activities in homes and trade shops. All participants create their own Christmas decoration to bring home. * Activities depend on buildings visited Primary and intermediate versions available mid-November to December 23 only....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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Class of ’67

How can you make history? Take on a persona and make life choices for your character as “you” grow into adulthood . In this “Choose-your-own-ending” game brought to life, students immerse themselves in activities and travel through the Village making choices based on real life issues faced by young people in the mid-19th century. As...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- New and Improved!!

Step back in time and role-play with your students in a one-room school house. Come for 2,3, or 5 day visits. Pick from variety of exciting workshops that take place from 10:30- 12:00 each day. Children are encouraged to dress as students of the 1860s and take part in lessons with materials that are appropriate to...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 pm. Perfect for groups with...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

Experience the life of a farmer in this fully interactive program. Grind grain in a quern, try your hand at threshing and winnowing, plant seeds to take home, and investigate and examine real food preperation artifacts from the 1800s. End the day with a taste of fresh bread and butter from our very own Black...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

Experience TWO great field trips in one day! Start your adventure at Black Creek Community Farm where students follow the magical journey of their food by putting on their farmer’s hats! In the afternoon the fun continues at Black Creek Pioneer Village where students cook on a real wood stove using 1860s recipes. Churn and prepare...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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