Pioneer Village Museum Virtual Education Programs

Lang, ONLang Pioneer Village Museum has launched a variety of virtual education programs that will allow families and teachers the opportunity to bring elements of the Museum’s traditional education programs into the safety of their own homes and classrooms. There are four different programming options available.

Families and classrooms can try their hand at a variety of traditional settler and First Nation crafts and recipes with the Old Time Crafts and Cooks program. This complimentary program features videos for four crafts and two recipes which can be viewed on the Museum’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/langpioneervillage. Each video includes a link in the description to a pdf file with a materials or ingredients list and written instructions.
With The Settler’s Experience program, participants can experience Lang Pioneer Village Museum from the comfort and safety of their own learning environment with a virtual tour into some of the homes and businesses located in the historic Village. Along with the virtual tour which emphasizes First Nations and settler experiences, changes in daily living through time, and the history of the schoolhouse, this complimentary package also includes six fun follow-up activities to enhance learning.
Aabamnigaan: Looking Ahead is a complimentary video tour that explores the story of the Nogojiwanong, now known as Peterborough County, from the 1800s and into the present. This video, produced by Impact Communications, was created in partnership with Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation and funded by the County of Peterborough, Kawarthas Northumberland, the Government of Ontario and Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism. The video can be viewed on the Museum’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/langpioneervillage.
The Museum is also offering the opportunity to interact with their Museum Educator during a live virtual Q & A. For a fee of $50, participants can spend 30-minutes engaging virtually with the Museum Educator and have a private tour of one of the Museum’s historic buildings and its artifacts. Purchasers may select one of the following buildings as the location of the live chat: South Lake School House, Menie General Store, Fife Cabin, Samuel Lowry Weaver Shop or the Register Print Shop. Those wishing to purchase a live virtual Q & A experience should contact the Museum at experience@langpioneervillage.ca or by phone at 705-295-6694 ext. 5104.
Enjoy a Lang Pioneer Village Museum education experience from the comfort of your own learning environment with one of the Museum’s new virtual education programs. For more information, please visit www.langpioneervillage.ca/education/virtualprograms.

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