Hands-on activities for Primary School Groups

Primary Programs

 

Contact our Tour Coordinator for further information on our Education Programs: 
Phone (705)528-7694 or click here to enquire

 

 

 

 

Standard Tour:

EARLY PEOPLES IN HURONIA

Students follow in the footsteps of Ontario's first European settlers and learn how the Huron Wendat people came to influence the lives of the newcomers. Students are encouraged to compare life today with how the French Jesuits and their co-workers lived. Ontario's first European community provides the setting for a visit your class will not soon forget.

Time:  2 - 2 1/2 hours
Available:  April, May, June, September, October, November
Cost:  $6.00 per student
Numbers:  Minimum 20 - Maximum 100 students



Enhanced Tour:

THE THREE SISTERS

Students experience another lifetime when they tour Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, and learn about Ontario's earliest European settlers and the Huron Wendat people. They are introduced to the ‘three sisters’ (corn, beans and squash), and learn how the Huron Wendat taught the French to grow these crops in mounds. Their experience will include a tour of the reconstructed historic site, the making of corn husk dolls, and planting the three sisters as it was done long ago.

Time:  2 - 2 1/2 hours
Available:  April, May, September, October, November
Cost:  $8.00 per student
Numbers:  Minimum 20 - Maximum 80 students

 

Grade 4 Curriculum Links

1. Describe some of the similarities and differences in various aspects of everyday life of select groups living in Canada
2. Compare some of the roles of and challenges facing people in Canada (in the past)… with those in the present day.

 


Contact our Tour Coordinator for further information on our Education Programs: 

Phone at (705)528-7694 or click here to enquire