Seven Oaks Settlers History Learning Day

Information and Registration Package
Seven Oaks Settlers History Learning Day for students in Grade 5 to Grade 7 presented by Manitoba Living History Society and Seven Oaks House Museum
Rain or Shine
Thursday September 29, 2016
MORNING SESSION: 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
– OR –
AFTERNOON SESSION: 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
COST: $6.50 per student
TO BOOK CALL: (204) 339-7429
What a Great way to start your school year for Grade 5, 6, & 7 students
Walk where history was made…
Visit Seven Oaks House where John Inkster and his family lived
Speak with the people of the Fur Trade and the early Settlement era (1812 – 1845)
Education program showcases the life and times of early Manitoba
Activities may include…
…Mini Tour of Seven Oaks House
…Card and Spin wool
…Write with a Quill Pen
…Learn about farm implements of the time
…Grind grain on a Quern
… Make tallow candles
…Washing day – Laundry day
…Play historic games
…Facts of the fur trade
…Visit the General Store
…Tipi teachings
…Historic Carpentry demonstration
… Learn about the joining of two cultures
…Find out how local plants became medicines
…Visit with the Doctor
…see Outdoor cooking on a fire
… Meet redcoats of Swiss Regiment deMeuron
…Learn how rope was made
Bring you cameras and take pictures of your students dressed in period clothing
Travel back in time and see how things were done.
 It is important that your group arrives on time for orientation and to be able to visit each station
 Students should be in groups of 15 for each station: If possible please have students divided into groups prior to arriving
 Each school group must be accompanied by an adult supervisor (Teacher, Education Assistant, Parent)
 Teachers are responsible for student behaviour at all times and must not leave students unattended
 Your students are ambassadors for your school
 Program will happen Rain or Shine. Dress appropriately for the weather No cancellation rain date – one day only
 Seven Oaks House Museum and Manitoba Living History Society are not responsible for any loss of articles or injury on site