Exploring Early Careers

Conductor Jim

Engage your students in a day of exploring the lives and careers of the settlers. The teachers and parent volunteers will take their groups of students to visit the various homes and village buildings to meet the settlers at work. Some of the careers you may explore will be:

  • blacksmith
  • harness-maker
  • railroad conductor
  • fireman
  • minister
  • farmer
  • homemaker
  • teacher
Available Dates: 
Spring - Monday, Tuesday, Friday
October Mon. to Fri.
Maximum Number: 60 students
Time Required: 3 hours, including a lunch break
Cost: $4.50 per student
School Grade Levels: 2, 3, 4

School Programs

School Grade Levels
All Hands on Deck! 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
An Old Fashioned Christmas JK/SK, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Apples JK/SK, 1, 2, 3, 4
Back to School, Back in Time 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Busy at Home 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Childhood Memories JK/SK, 1, 2, 3, 4
Exploring Early Careers 2, 3, 4
Life in a One-Room School 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Resourceful Pioneers 2, 3, 4
Settler "Sampler" 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
The Settlers: A New Life in Canada (Kit) 2, 3, 4