SCHOOL PROGRAMS: PAST TO PRESENT@OMA
Education programs are curriculum-based and run 1.5 to 2 hours. They are available for area schools and home school groups. Fees are $50 plus GST per group, maximum 25 students. A Fee Subsidy is available through the generous support of FIRST CALGARY FINANCIAL and can be applied towards transportation costs and/or program fees. Subsidies are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Contact the Education Program Specialist for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum programs are based on the history of Okotoks and area and connect to curriculums in K to grade 6 Social Studies, English Language Arts, Fine Art and some Science.
K to Grade One "My Community"
Grade Two "Okotoks: A Prairie Community Changes Over Time"
Grade Three "Prairie Farm Family - Quality of Life, Early 1900s"
Grade Four "Okotoks, In the Beginning"
Grade Five "Okotoks: the Land, History & Stories"
GENERAL INTEREST HERITAGE PROGRAMS - ALL GRADES:
"Heritage Walking Tour" - Learn about historic downtown buildings and hear anecdotal stories about people and places. Includes a museum tour.
"Toys Over Time" - Explores the history of toys followed by a hands-on activity in the attic.
"Life of a Pioneer Wife" - Days were long and work was hard! Learn about the life of a wife before electricity.
"From Rivers to Rocks: Significant Landmark in My Community" - Includes information about the Big Rock and the Sheep River.
ART AND HERITAGE BADGE PROGRAMS are available for all age levels in the Scout and Girl Guide programs. Leaders can email email@example.com or call 403.938.8969 for more information.
Program fees: $50 + GST