School Programs

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The Fort Heritage Precinct offers a variety of curricular programs designed to support historical thinking, delivery, and synthesis of knowledge as outlined in the Alberta Social Studies Curriculum. Through programs offered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic interpreters, we offer students and teachers an interactive opportunity to engage with the rich history of our province and country.

Activity Kits

Individualized kits for every student!Grade 4 - Grade 5

Let’s face it: we’re all a little tired of looking at our computer screens. And so are students! That’s why we’re developing our Fort Heritage Precinct Activity Kits: an individualized, 100% screen-free option for teachers and parents who want to bring a piece of Fort Saskatc [...]

Short Videos

Local Fort Sask history in less than 5 minutes!

Are you looking for ways to connect your class to local history? Look no further! We have developed a series of short videos that highlight some of the best objects, stories, and spaces at the Fort Heritage Precinct. And the best part: it’s all free! Our first 3 videos are now available! More [...]

Connections to the Land

History Centre ProgramGrade 5

Registration for our 2020/2021 school year History Centre programs is now open! If you have questions about registration or would like to be added to our waitlist, please email museumprograms@fortsask.ca or call 587-338-1781. Connections to the Land is a one-day, three session, Grade 5 program that [...]

Connections to the Law

History Centre ProgramGrade 5

Connections to the Law is a one-day, three session, Grade 5 program that details three strategies developed in the late 19th century by the Canadian Government to quickly and efficiently settle the newly opened Canadian West. Everything You Need To Know See the History Centre Programs Overview for i [...]

Connections to the Peoples

History Centre ProgramGrade 4

Connections to the Peoples is a one-day, three session, Grade 4 program that examines the lifestyles of the earliest peoples working and residing in what eventually became known as Alberta. Everything You Need To Know See the History Centre Programs Overview for instructions to best prepare your cla [...]

Who Was Here Before Us?

Elementary History ProgramKindergarten - Grade 6

This full day program, offered annually in June, July, and August, allows participants to enjoy all that the Fort Heritage Precinct has to offer. The program includes interactive tours of the Historical Village and the North West Mounted Police Fort, four hands-on activity stations, old-fashioned ho [...]

Fort Heritage Precinct Edu-Kits

Grade 1 - Grade 6

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, our edu-kits are currently unavailable for rental.    Our Edu-kits are perfect for groups that are unable to visit the Fort Heritage Precinct but would still like to interact with Fort Saskatchewan’s history in a tangible, engaging way. Each Edu-kit, [...]

"The tour of the Precinct was really interesting and very engaging for the children. There were so many hands on activities for them to participate in that they were always engaged. I love that they are allowed to touch and explore many of the items around the precinct. That makes such a difference to keep them engaged, on task and motivated. The learning connections between what we talked about in school and what we saw were evident in the conversations between the kids and the interpreters."