Mind Your Manners: Walking Through Time

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Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Program Description

Sometimes shocking. Mostly fascinating. Always entertaining. Students tour both sites and learn about gender roles, expectations, and rites of passage for young people during the Gold Rush era.

Students will visit an original Roadhouse, ride a horse drawn wagon or stagecoach, and explore a Secwepemc village.

You can also select ONE of the following activities to include: Games of the Secwepemc, Gold Panning, Arrowhead hunt/Necklace making, Dancing, or Sklulukh (Bannock on a stick).

Big Ideas
  • Geographic conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations.
  • Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people.
  • Changing ideas about the world created tension between people wanting to adopt new ideas and those wanting to preserve established traditions.
  • Contacts and conflicts between peoples stimulated significant cultural, social, political change.
  • Exploration, expansion, and colonization had varying consequences for different groups.
  • Human and environmental factors shape changes in population and living standards.
  • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time.
  • Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events.
  • The physical environment influences the nature of political, social, and economic change.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    Times Offered: 
    Half Day minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Fee Notes: 

    $15 + GST  per student – includes the program and your choice of ONE activity ABOVE.

    The program and additional activities rates are based on a minimum of 10 students.

    For every 10 students, 1 chaperon (teacher/parent) is welcome at no charge.  Additional adults are welcome at the same as student rates.

    Additional Notes
    • Some programs are available in French.  Please inquire if needed.
    • Lunches are available for an additional cost, see menu on website, or bring your own lunches and take a break under the picnic shelter.
    • We would be pleased to customize your program to meet your students’ learning objectives.