Learning Links

Early Settler School

Grade: 3

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $4 per student (onsite)

$45 per class (outreach)

Curriculum Links: Social Studies, Language, the Arts

Mary Honeywell, the wife of Nepean’s first settler Ira, was the first teacher in Nepean. Step back in time as our schoolmarm leads your students through a traditional school day. From writing on slates, to partaking in a spelling bee, your students will remember this settler experience.

Nepean: Then and Now

Grade: 8

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $4 per student

Curriculum Links: Geography, History

Where is Nepean? Discover how the boundaries of Nepean changed over time through annexation and amalgamation.

Victorian Christmas at Fairfields

Grades: 2 & 3

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $4 per student

Curriculum Links: Social Studies, the Arts

Learn all about Victorian Christmas traditions and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of the holiday season. Enjoy a guided tour, create an ornate ornament, make a tasty treat and play traditional games in the parlour.

*This program is offered November through December at Fairfields. Fairfields is located at 3080 Richmond Road in Ottawa.