Guided School Programs

Due to COVID-19 precautions, in-person educational programs and tours at Nanaimo Museum are currently unavailable. Activity and Resource Kit rentals are unavailable at this time.   

BUT Virtual programs are an option!   

Invite the museum to your classroom, virtually – live or pre-recorded!  Click the links below to learn more about each program. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to book your virtual field trip experience!  

Live interactions with Museum educators!   

Select your top 3 dates and times, and we’ll speak to your class via Microsoft Teams.   

Grade 2-4: Virtual Snuneymuxw Traditional Life 

Grades K-10: Add-on Follow-Up Q&A for specific modules 

Flexible learning, customizable participation  

Our virtual modules include a pre-recorded video, and a companion guide. The companion guide includes discussion questions, extra information, and/or a themed activity. You can customize the experience for your class – break up the video showing to suit your students’ learning style, mix and match which pieces of the companion guide and activities you want to use.   

Once you book, you’ll have access to the module material for 1 month – you choose when and how you use the content – break up the video into parts, or do the activity on a different day.   

K-3: NEW!: Nanaimo Notables: Virtual Miner’s Cottage Tour  

Grade 2-4: LIVE: Virtual Snuneymuxw Traditional Life   

Grade 3-10: NEW! Nanaimo Notables: The Sweet Story of the Nanaimo Bar  

More to come in 2021 and beyond! Sign up to our teacher newsletter for updates! 

For more information, or to sign up for a program, please contact Stephanie Kveton at 250-753-1821, use the contact form below, or email program@nanaimomuseum.ca 

SIGN UP FOR THE SCHOOL PROGRAM Teacher MAILING LIST 

Have you been to a program at the museum recently? We would love to hear your feedback, follow the link below for our evaluation survey. 

SCHOOL PROGRAMS evaluation survey

 

Virtual Booking Form

Updated booking form for school programs
  • Please note that these are all virtual programs. In-person programs are currently suspended due to health orders.

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 Module System

Educators can add modules to an existing program or build their own custom program using modules.

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Classroom and Resource Kits

These kits, for use in the classroom, are available anytime September through June, depending on availability. The kit is available for two weeks on a first come, first serve basis, and must be picked up and dropped off at the museum by the booking teacher. There is a $25 fee for the classroom program kits. Please contact Steph Kveton at 250-753-1821, program@nanaimomuseum.ca, or make an inquiry using the form below for more information about the kits and to inquire about availability.

Self-Guided Discovery Programs

Explore the museum with your students during this program, which includes discovery sheets that allow students to match pictures with gallery items to find answers to the questions. Each exhibit area has its own unique discovery sheet. A customizable set of four discovery sheets make up one Discovery Sheets Clipboard

Virtual Programs

VIRTUAL Yesteryear Christmas

Grade K-3
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VIRTUAL Snunéymuxw Traditional Life

Grade 3
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Virtual Miner’s Cottage Tour

Grade K-3
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The Sweet Story of the Nanaimo Bar

Grade 3-10
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In Person Programs

Snuneymuxw Seasons

Grade K-2
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Yesteryear Christmas

Grade K-2
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Petroglyphs

Grade K-2
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Coal Miners Child

Grade 1-2
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Snuneymuxw Traditional Life

Grade 3
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From Cedar to Coal

Grade 4
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Black Diamonds

Grade 5
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West Coast First Nations Art

Grade 5-7
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The Bastion

Grade K-7
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Far From Home

Grade 5
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Booking Details

Make a Booking Inquiry!

Contact forms will be responded to within 2 business days. Please call 250-753-1821 to speak with the front desk.

  • Please note that these are all virtual programs. In-person programs are currently suspended due to health orders.