School Programs

The Fort Heritage Precinct offers a variety of educational 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 instructors, we offer students and teachers an interactive opportunity to engage with the rich history of our province and country.

Connections to the Land

History Centre ProgramGrade 5

Connections to the Land is a one-day, three session, Grade 5 program that reveals the pivotal role that systematic land use played in the settlement and development of early Western Canada. Everything You Need To Know See the History Centre Programs Overview for instructions to best prepare your cla [...]

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 [...]

"Loved how knowledgeable instructors were and loved the hands on activities to engage students! This is a wonderful program and student spoke about how much they enjoyed the field trip throughout the day."