Miner's Overnight Program

Last updated on
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Program Description

2 days/one night 

The year is 1865 – the height of the Gold Rush in BC.  Immerse your students in a two-day living history program where they will spend their days living the life of a gold rush miner.  Bring your own period costume and join our lively staff as your students stake their claim, choose their equipment, make their supper and sleep in a miner’s tent. Join us for an unforgettable experience.  Our Miner’s Overnight Program targets the grade 5/6 curriculum requirements but is easily adapted to older grades.  This program includes supper and an evening snack on the first day, and breakfast and bagged lunch on the second day.  Teacher’s Information package is available upon booking.

Big Ideas
  • Exploring our strengths and abilities can help us identify our goals.
  • Family and community relationships can be a source of support and guidance when solving problems and making decisions.
  • Leadership requires listening to and respecting the ideas of others.
  • Developing healthy relationships helps us feel connected, supported, and valued.
  • Knowing what we enjoy doing and knowing about our opportunities to participate in those activities helps us develop an active lifestyle
  • Personal choices and social and environmental factors influence our health and well-being.
  • Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies.
  • Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.
  • Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
  • Complex global problems require international cooperation to make difficult choices for the future.
  • Economic self-interest can be a significant cause of conflict among peoples and governments.
  • Systems of government vary in their respect for human rights and freedoms.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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    Fee Details
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    Overnight cost: $75/participant which includes 3 meals, accommodation in Miner’s tents, and full program   (Cabins, for the adults, with running water and bunks are an additional cost)

    1 adult complimentary per 10 students – additional adults $30

    Additional Notes

    Historic Hat Creek is an outdoor site. Please dress for the weather. it is expected that our programming will continue in all weather conditions. We ask for 48 hours notice if you need to cancel your visit. Under 48 hour notice, 50% of expected attendance will be charged.