Learning Programs For Schools

The Rooms has hands-on learning sessions tied to grade-specific, curriculum-based learning outcomes. Programs are developed by our Education and Public Programming team, in consultation with other staff and education experts. We deliver the programs with the assistance of part-time staff and volunteers.

Special programs are also offered that relate to specific exhibitions or times of the year.

Sessions run from 90 to 120 minutes and are free (unless otherwise noted). Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.

Bookings for 2018-2019 school year can be made starting on September 4, 2018.

Students learn about the battlefield experiences and daily life of soldiers who served during the First World War.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
October 2 - November 30
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
The Life and Times of …! (Grades 7-12)
Students explore the lives of individuals from the late 1800s/early 1900s.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Making Fish (Grades 7–9)
Students dive into the salt cod catch to learn about challenges fishing families faced. Offered in partnership with Parks Canada.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Art without Borders (Grades 7–12)
Junior and senior high school students learn how to explore and interpret art.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Adventures in Art (K–Grade 6)
Students participate in a creative hands-on activity and gallery tours.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
From the Ground Up: Introduction to Archaeology (Grades 4–5)
Students learn how artifacts and sites are reconstructed.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Exploring the People of the Province (Grades 3–4)
Students use primary sources/objects to explore provincial and personal identity.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Home and School: Living in the 1900s
Students get to imagine life before electricity and other modern technologies.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
What's in My Room? (Grades 4–12)
Through a guided tour of The Rooms students are introduced to the Archives, Art Gallery, and Museum.
12:30pm - 2:00pm
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Investigating Art: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How? (Grade K-6)
Program fosters critical thinking skills through investigation, play and teamwork.
9:30am - 11:30am
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Physical Training Challenge
Attention! Try the First World War Physical Training Challenge.
Only available December 4, 5, 6 and 7.
12:30pm - 2:00pm
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
12:30pm - 2:00pm
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Develop critical thinking skills through art appreciation.
12:30pm - 2:00pm
No cost. Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.
Includes a guided walk through The Rooms to see all the beautiful Christmas trees.
Select dates in December
The Rooms Theatre
$5 per student, teachers and assistants are free.

To book a program or for additional information, please contact Visitor Services at 757-8090 or email us at information@therooms.ca

Education programs must be booked at least one week in advance.  Unless noted, there is no fee for programs.  Schools are responsible for transportation and adequate supervision.