Our Trailblazers programs offer full day programming with our volunteers and staff! Programs start at 10:30am and end at 2:00pm with a lunch break. Groups are welcome to stay on site before or after the program for a self-guided exploration!
NEW! The Explorer Programs include a 45min tour and one hands-on activity. A Self-Guided Activity Kit will also be provided to the chaperones to support their exploration of the museum if they wish to stay the whole day!
Trailblazer Program: Harvest Helpers
May 21, June 11 & June 18, 2020 Recommended time 10 am to 2:30 pm Be part of the Manitoba Agricultural Museum harvesting crew! Students will fully participate in harvest work by loading the sheaf wagon, tossing sheaves in the thresher and learn about pioneer farm equipment. They will also visit our Homesteaders’ Village to…
Trailblazer Program: Time Travel
May 18 to June 23, 2020 Recommended time is 10 am to 2:30 pm Time Travel – Mondays and Tuesdays Experience daily tasks of life in pioneer times! Students will do some of the daily chores, barter at the general store, visit the blacksmith and even go to class in a one-room schoolhouse! Most suitable…
Trailblazer Program: Bakers Bonanza
May 20 to June 24, 2020 Recommended time 10 am to 2:30 pm Create and taste some authentic pioneer baking! Students will prepare the dough, measure, mix, cut and bake while discovering some of the old times tools used to bake. They will also visit our Homesteaders’ Village to complete their immersion! Most suitable for:…
Explorer Program: Discovery Tour
Thursdays and Fridays from May 21 to June 27 Explore the Homesteaders’ Village and learn more about life at the turn of the 20th century with this general tour, followed by a hands-on activity focusing on pioneer daily duties! Program suitable and adapted for all grade levels. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies
Explorer Program: Settling In
Thursdays and Fridays from May 21 to June 27 Walk in the footsteps of the homesteaders settling in Manitoba from other lands and learn how these immigrants made a life in their new country! Most suitable for: Grade 1-7 Curriculum Connections: Social Studies
The Manitoba Agricultural Museum offers other opportunities to your students on request, outside of Hands-On Programs days. We work with you to create programming based on your classroom objectives. They generally includes a tour and hands-on activities.
All of our custom tours are depending on volunteers and staff availability.
Visites et programmes en français
Nos programmes Trailblazers ne sont pas actuellement offerts en français. Les introductions, visites du Village des Pionniers et Programmes Explorers peuvent être offerts en français ou français d’immersion sur demande.
- Playground on site.
- Souvenir shop open upon request.
- Shaded picnic area and protected lunch space.
- The Manitoba Agricultural Museum does not have any heated space available for groups over 20 students.
- Please make sure students are dressed for the weather. All programs include outdoors components.
Adult to student ratio requirement
1 chaperone for every 6 students. Additional adults are at a $5 cost. Every chaperone is expected to provide supervision to the students.
Hot dog roast including BBQ pit, fruit, and a drink. $5.00/student.
BBQ pit only $20.00.
Ice cream cones for $1.00.
Rates for Hands-On School Programs:
Trailblazer Programs: $8 per student. Includes program and supplies.
Explorer Programs: $5 per student. Includes program and supplies.
$5 for chaperones above required ratios
Rates for Custom Programs depend on program.