Virtual Programs - perfect for remote learning as well as in person learning!
Virtual School Programs
Cost: $50 per class
Length: 1 hour
For inquiries or bookings, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the Supervisor, Education & Visitor Engagement at 705-728-3721.
Virtual Early Settler Workshop
This virtual program will allow students to experience early settler life without leaving their classroom. Interact with costumed interpreters, tour historic buildings, and engage in group discussion to learn about some of the differences between early settler and modern life.
Virtual Wendat Experience
This virtual program will allow students to learn about the Wendat, known a
s the Huron by European explorers. Take a virtual tour of our reproduction longhouse, examine centuries-old artifacts, and experience traditional Wendat stories to learn about the Indigenous people who lived here in Simcoe County over 400 years ago.
Virtual Power of Communication
How have communication technologies changed society since the days of oral stories? Find out with our virtual program that takes your class on a journey tracing the steps from pictographs, to Morse code, to the modern day telephone. Take a closer look at the role that communication played in the shift from an agrarian society to an increasingly urban culture.
Virtual If Elected
This virtual program offers a unique exploration of the different systems of government with a focus on the County of Simcoe municipal system. Participants will explore the different levels of government and have the opportunity to vote in a mock election.
Grades 7-8E xamine the issues facing different provinces in the Confederation debate of the 1860s. Students will have the opportunity to role-play as key political figures of the period and explore the motivations for, and obstacles to, Confederation. Participation in a simulated Quebec Conference will allow students to determine the future of British North America.
Simcoe County and WWI
Bring to life the trials and tribulations of the Great War through this virtual, interactive lecture series. Students will interact with costumed Interpreters and use archival images and case studies to learn the many ways World War I impacted people living right here in Simcoe County. Students will learn about everything from recruitment and training to the front lines to the medical system to the Home Front.
Virtual Victorian Christmas
Kindergarten to Grade 3
Students will virtually visit the Museum's Victorian exhibits, and discover the origins of a Canadian Christmas to learn how families celebrated Christmas in the 1800s.
Program is offered November to December.
Youth Groups Programming
Duration: 1 hour
Price: $50 per program
Virtual Settlement in Simcoe County
Travel back in time and experience the life of a pioneer. Journey across the ocean, build your homestead, and discover some of the popular trades of the time. All from the comfort of your own home.
For inquiries e-mail email@example.com or phone the Supervisor, Education & Visitor Engagement at 705-728-3721.
Adult Museum Programming
Duration: 1 hour
Price: $50 per programThese programs have been created for seniors
Staying busy and engaged in our Covid world is becoming increasingly more challenging. The Simcoe County Museum has created two new programs intended for adults and older adults. Check them out below and join in the fun!
In this exciting outreach program for older adults, participants will play a series of three history-themed games in a unique and entertaining game show style experience that will engage as well as educate.
Wagers and Wits
This entertaining and informative outreach program will challenge participants with a series of mind puzzles based on Canadian history, local places, and even real artifacts from the Museum, as well as drawing on their knowledge of pop culture from past decades.
For inquiries or bookings, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the
Supervisor, Education & Visitor Engagement at 705-728-3721.