Program Options for Experiential Learning

 

Let us help plan an interesting, educational, and fun programming experience for your students or tour group. Whether your group is walking through our beautiful Opimihaw Valley, handling artifacts, or learning a new life skill, we offer an experience that participants will remember for years to come!

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Fall, 2021 Bookings  (In Person & ONLINE options available!)

 

MAIN Guided Tour offerings for Group Bookings Fall 2021:

Indoor Programs:

New Exhibits Tours

Explore our brand new Exhibit spaces with one of our knowledgeable interpreters. Tour includes an overview of these amazing educational and interactive displays. From elders voices welcoming you, to a traditional cree style tipi with storytelling inside, to the new theatre with video presentations and many many more stops, this space is sure to inspire.

*Indoors – Year Round – 45 minutes – 1 hour – All Ages

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Guided Walks:

Step Back in Time Walk

Step back in time with one of our interpretive guides on the Path of the People trail to get a glimpse of what life was like on the plains long ago.

*Outdoors – Year Round – 45 minutes – 1 hour – All Ages

Wanuskewin's First Baby Bison

Bison Walk

Learn more about our bison herd restored to Wanuskewin through this 45 minute program. From the bison hunt sculptures to the new trail of the bison lookout, this tour will help you gain a deeper understanding and connection to the significance of bison coming back to the land.

*Outdoors – Year Round – 45 minutes – 1 hour – All Ages

Native Plant Walk

This trail walk introduces participants to the plants used in many ways by Plains Indigenous peoples. From bug repellent to basket making, the Opimihaw Valley has it all!

*Outdoors – May to October – 45 minutes – 1 hour – All Ages

Archaeology Walk

Join one of our Archaeology Guides and explore the Trail of Discovery.  Learn about the formation of the Opimihaw Valley, the history and science behind Archaeology, and see some locations of the dig sites that have been active in past years. (Special Request – based on Guide Availability)

*Outdoors – Year Round – 45 minutes – 1 hour – All Ages

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Opimihaw Walk – 2 hours – Specialty Program

Explore more of Wanuskewin’s trails in a full interpretive program. This walk showcases the full Opimihaw Valley in more depth, and the stories the site holds.

*Outdoors – Year Round (weather permitting) –  2 hours – All Ages

 

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Let us come to you (VIRTUALLY!) – Book a video call with us today!

Programming involves an interpretive guide from Wanuskewin connecting with your class in two ways:

1) If you are a teacher of an ONLINE class, you can come to site and we can deliver programs to your class like a Virtual Field Trip!

2) If you are a teacher with a class in the schools, we can connect with your class on your preferred Video Conferencing platform! (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc)

Program Options for video calls:

Interactive:

  • Beading (customized for all grade levels)
    • From K – Post Secondary, learn about the many different beading styles and beading inspired art of indigenous peoples of the Northern Plains, and make your own pieces as you learn.
    • Details, and supply lists sent ahead of time (additional supplies that may be needed are not included in the price of the program)
  • Dance presentation (all ages – additional cost)
    • Connect with one of our traditional dancers to share the stories of their dance style and regalia, and create an interactive environment with dancing and teaching.

Talks:

  • Northern Plains Technology (Bison connections) (Grade 4+)
  • Cultural Awareness (K – Grade 4)

 

Virtual Field Trip/Program pricing:

  • 1 program   – $125.00
  • 2 programs – $200.00
  • 3 programs – $275.00
  • 4 programs – $350.00
  • 1 Dancer      – $200.00 per program

*please note that each program is designed for one group/class at a time to ensure best interactive experience*

Email tours@wanuskewin.com for more information and to book your session today!

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