May 3 & 4, 2019
ATTENTION ~ GRADE 4 to 10 Teachers REGISTER YOUR CLASS this fall for the Heritage Fair!
September 17, 2018 - Registration opens - Register your school or class for the 2019 Heritage Fair.
- present their history projects to a team of judges
- attend the opening ceremony
- take part in special workshops, activities and a very special aftgernoon field trip .
- present their projects to the public
- attend the closing awards ceremony
- every student will receive a certificate and participation package and attend a special student luncheon
Classroom/School Registration form (pdf)
THE HERITAGE FAIR PROGRAM IS GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY:
|ALBERNI VALLEY LIONS||VAL HUGHES MEMORIAL FUND|
|BC HERITAGE FAIR SOCIETY||QUALITY FOODS|
|ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS|
CITY OF PORT ALBERNI
The Alberni Valley Museum offers a variety of school programs for Kindergarten through Grade Twelve classes. Interactive and engaging programs are offered at two sites: the Museum and the Maritime Discovery Centre. Opportunities to discover Port Alberni and Provincial History, from First Nations Culture and Pioneer experiences to Forestry and Maritime heritage our programs address many of the prescribed learning outcomes of the Social Studies Curriculum. The Beta Sigma Phi Legacy Fund connects our students with the museum by providing the funds to cover the program fee for all Port Alberni School classes attending museum programs. In recognition of the sorority’s 60th Anniversary local chapters formed this legacy fund to enable Port Alberni youth to learn about their history and heritage.
Programs are available throughout the school year and must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.There is a $50 fee for out of district schools and groups.
Local History Study: Grades 8 to 12 A multi visit program that allows your students an opportunity to utilize the research resources of the Museum and Archives and discover some of the history of the Alberni Valley.
SEASONAL SCHOOL PROGRAMS
A Pioneer Christmas: Grades K-3
Available December 4 to December 21, 2018
A fun and active programme that introduces the concepts of history, the past and community to young students through a familiar theme-Christmas. Students will discover what home life and Christmas would be like in the 1890's. They will step back int time and experience old fashioned storytelling and craft making and more through this very special Christmas programme that takes place at the Museum.
The Way We Wore – All Grades
Available October 2 through to January 31
How has clothing and fashioned changed over the last 150 years? This fun and active program will focus on our new exhibit “Dressing Port Alberni” and will provide an opportunity to explore the exhibit and take part in age appropriate activities.