Grade 1
Grade 2
Social Studies
2 hours

Climb Your Family Tree

Minimum of 15 students/ maximum of 25 students plus Teacher and 1 parent helper per 6 students
Offered throughout the school year

This program focuses on the importance of family history and will teach students how to conduct research both at home and in the Archives. Students will visit the Archives to view irreplaceable items from generations gone by. Items from your local school area will be selected for the tour where possible. Your class will explore important questions about genealogy, the origin of surnames as well as traditions and celebrations through discussions and hands-on activities such as making their own family tree.

When booking, please notify staff regarding any food allergies.

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