Tugs for Tykes

Last updated on
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Program Description

Tugboats may be small but their role in the harbour is big. Discover how these mighty tugboats keep the harbour moving, then construct a wooden model tugboat to take home. This program made possible through a generous contribution from Robert Allan Ltd.

Big Ideas
  • The motion of objects depends on their properties.
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.
  • Trip Details
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    60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Fee Details
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    Advanced booking is required. Your class may visit the rest of the museum after your program for an addition charge of $5.25 per student. 


    One adult free with every five students, additional adults charged at student rate. Parking is free for drivers of school groups.  

    Additional Notes

    For the safety and comfort of all participants, please note that class sizes must be adhered to: Preschool - max. 20 students, Kindergarten - max. 22 students, Grade 1-12 max. 30 students. All programs have a 15 student minimum.

    For more information regarding BC Curriculum Connections, please visit www.vancouvermaritimemuseum.com/education.