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 2020 Bookings – ONLINE OPTIONS coming soon!

 

 

MAIN Guided Tour offerings for Group Bookings Fall 2020:

Guided Walks:

Step Back in Time Walk

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

*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.

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

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

Opimihaw Walk – 2 hours – Specialty Program

Explore more of Wanuskewin’s trails in a full interpretive program that takes you from the sculptures to the medicine wheel. 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

Wâhkôhtowin Bison Program – 2 hours – Specialty Program

This tour is a 2 hour immersive program that introduces school groups to Plains bison in every essence. Students will learn of the ecological impacts of the bison, their importance to the grasslands, history of the relationship between bison and people on the Plains, and the bison herds specifically at Wanuskewin. With this, the concept of wâhkôhtowin begins to be explored. The program will walk participants out to the bison viewing platform for a chance to see the herd restored to Wanuskewin, and learn about their coming home. The second part of the program will dive into the cultural significance of the animal, discuss cultures, and the longstanding relationship between people and animals. This second part will further discuss wâhkôhtowin, through spirituality, culture, and traditions of many Plains groups.

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

 

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  • Keep posted for our new Fall 2020 programming options we are developing!
    • Ecology Walk
    • and more!

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OUTREACH PROGRAMS: Offsite Programming

Let us come to you! Now available year-round

Offsite program cost are as follows:

1 program – $125.00

2 programs – $200.00

3 programs – $275.00

4 programs – $350.00

 

Please note: mileage is additional for programs booked outside of Saskatoon. Bookings more than half an hour of travel away from Wanuskewin will be charged $75.00 for travel.

 

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