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Niagara

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Hamilton

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Ottawa

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Inspire your students’ imagination with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO® bricks. With hands-on learning in all five of our LEGO Education workshops, including science, mathematics, language arts, technology, and engineering design. Also take in the LEGO education workshop, and students can enjoy 2 rides, 10 LEGO play zones, a 4D Cinema and more!

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TORONTO

Air Riderz Trampoline Park

Jump and Climb in a Safe Environment With your choice of three different facilities in Mississauga, Vaughan and Aurora, Air Riderz combines two field trips into one, with trampolines, rock climbing and at our Vaughan location – ninja course. We are committed to safety, cleanliness and exceptional customer service. We have worked closely with OPHEA to ensure our facility is compliant with in-ground trampoline and climbing guidelines. Book today! Phone: (905) 820 7500 ext.105 Email: sales@airriderz.com www.airriderz.com

Art Gallery of Ontario

Discover Art. Explore Ideas. The AGO is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. Experience educational tours that are led by highly trained teaching staff with expertise in museum learning. Tours are designed to uncover new forms of self-exploration and encourage students K – 12 to reflect on issues and ideas from the past, present and future. See ad on page 3 Contact: groupsales@ago.ca Website: ago.ca/schools Location: 317 Dundas Street W., Toronto, ON

CN Tower

Canada’s National Tower offers a fun and exciting learning environment providing the basis for lesson planning around a variety of subjects for grades 3-12. Our Structures & Mechanisms, Geography & Urban Planning, and Hospitality & Tourism programs feature curriculum- based content designed by educators for educators. Elevate your classroom to a higher level and enjoy all the CN Tower has to offer. Rocket to the top aboard the world’s #1 elevator ride and enjoy spectacular panoramic views from the floorto-ceiling window walls and the world-famous Glass Floor. We make group visits simple with easy booking, a dedicated group check-in desk and express elevation. Group dining is available in Le Café. See ad on page 7 301 Front St. W., Toronto Phone: 416-601-4707 Email: groupsales@cntower.ca www.cntower.ca/education

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TORONTO Gardiner Museum

Discover one of the world’s most dynamic art forms and get hands-on with clay. The Gardiner Museum features historical and contemporary ceramics from across the globe, as well as special exhibitions on display throughout the year. Students will explore diverse cultures and histories through art, and get their hands dirty in the studio with a practicing artist. See ad on page 8 111 Queen’s Park, Toronto Fill out the online book form at gardinermuseum.com/school or call the Education Manager at 416-408-5212. www.gardinermuseum.com

Hockey Hall of Fame

Let the passion of hockey ignite the passion for learning! Discover how hockey can be used as a tool to captivate students. Combine your class visit with the Hockey Hall of Fame Education Program available at three levels: Junior, Intermediate and Senior. Programs are downloadable at HHOF.com and include curriculum based activities covering a variety of subject areas. Brookfield Place - 30 Yonge Street Toronto 416.360.7735 x292 or groups@hhof.com www.HHOF.com

Landmark Cinemas

It’s an easy A! Movies Make Learning Fun Whether it’s a break to catch the latest, most talked about film, or a curated selection that will enhance your curriculum, we’re here to create an easy, A+ movie-going experience for educators and their students. For more information, to request a specific film or create your personal experience, visit www.landmarkcinemas.com/groupsales See ad on page 5 Locations: Whitby (GTA), Bolton (Caledon/GTA) www.landmarkcinemas.com/group-sales

Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto

Inspire your students’ imagination with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO® bricks. We offer hands-on learning in all five of our LEGO Education workshops, including science, mathematics, language arts, technology, and engineering design. In addition to a LEGO education workshop, students can enjoy 2 rides, 10 LEGO play zones, a 4D Cinema and more! See ad on page Back Cover 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan ON 1-866-260-5097 https://toronto.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/

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TORONTO Ontario Science Centre

Take science education beyond the classroom with a field trip to the Science Centre. Choose from more than 30 school programs where our dynamic educators engage students and cultivate their 21 st -century skills by connecting the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum to real-world situations. From hands-on exhibits to IMAX ®  films to a simulated space mission to Mars, the Science Centre’s STEAM- focused experiences bring science to life! 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON M3C 1T3 SchoolBookings@OntarioScienceCentre.ca 416-696-3140 Toll Free: 1-888-696-1110 (ask for School Bookings Office) www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca/School

Reptilia Zoo

Bring your curriculum to Life! The Reptilia Education Program is dedicated to providing a real connection for students between the Ontario Science Curriculum and the world around them, fostering a sense of responsibility, and understanding, empowering the students to grasp critical concepts and formulate their own questions! See ad on page 6 Reptilia Vaughan 2501 Rutherford Rd Vaughan, ON 905-761-6223 bookings.vaughan@reptilia.org www.reptilia.org

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TORONTO Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is the first and only aquatic facility of its kind in Ontario. Our suite of school programs offers a range of interactive and exciting options that are designed to meet Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum standards. Classroom Workshops. Tank Talk Programs take place on the floor of the Aquarium at a specified tank. An Educator will facilitate a discussion about the tank and the animals that inhabit it. See ad on page 5 288 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Phone: 647-351-FISH (3474) www.ripleyaquariums.com

Royal Ontario Museum Enter A World of Wonder

ROM School Visits are unforgettable experiences that spark curiosity and encourage a deeper understanding of art, culture and nature. Through guided tours, hands-on labs, and makerspace activities, our experienced ROM Teachers use our world-class collection to inspire learning. Build your students’ critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity through inquiry-based experiential learning. See our ad on the inside front cover. Grades: All Minimum group size: 15 Maximum group size: 30 Length: 60-120 minutes Subject Areas: Social Studies &Humanities, Science &Technology, Canadian World Studies, Native Studies, The Arts, Other.

Ufly Simulator

100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON Contact: ROM Learning – 416.586.5801 Ext.1 www.rom.on.ca/learn

We are the only 777 simulator available to the general public in Canada. UFLY Simulator offers an exclusive experience to our guests where you fly with a real pilot, plus we have over 24,000 airports in our data base. Our simulator has a fixed base, so it doesn’t move but with our 180* Field Vision it makes you feel like your flight experience is real.We are approved by the Ontario Minister of Education for a grade 11 and 12 program with 2 credits : Transportation Technology – Light Aircraft, Grade 11/12, College Preparation  TTL3_4C See our ad on page 1535 Meyerside Dr. Unit 6 Mississauga, ON 416-777-2261 or 905-565-0197 www.uflysimulator.ca

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TORONTO Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Albion Hills Field Centre   

Our beautiful environmental education facility is nestled in the rolling expanse of the Oak Ridges Moraine. Bring your class for an immersive three-day, two-night field trip, or get outside and learn during a day visit. Our curriculum-connected programs are designed to deliver hands-on experiences in a safe and supportive outdoor setting.  See ad on page 16500 Peel Regional Road 50, Caledon  Phone: 416-667-6295  www.trca.ca/ahfc  www.trca.ca/learning  

Kortright Centre for Conservation  

Black Creek Pioneer Village    Black Creek Pioneer Village recreates the life and times of a 19-century rural community complete with costumed interpreters who help guide you through Canadian history. Hands-on activities and ½ day to week-long interactive programs. Now open all winter!  See ad on page 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto   Phone: 416-736-1733  www.blackcreek.ca  www.trca.ca/learning  

Lake St. George Field Centre  

For more than three decades, the Kortright Centre for Conservation has been providing quality, hands-on environmental education to students outside the classroom. Our suite of programs for students from kindergarten to Grade 12 includes topical, curriculum-linked lessons featuring some of the most innovative technologies in Canada. See ad on page   9550 Pine Valley Rd. Vaughan   Phone: 905-832-2289  www.kortright.org  www.trca.ca/learning  

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime while connecting with nature at Lake St. George Field Centre. We offer two or five-day residential curriculum-linked school programs. Canoe on our beautiful kettle lake in the warmer months, or cross-country ski on our trails in the colder months. Every season has a program for your group.   See ad on page 950 Bethesda Side Rd., Richmond Hill  Phone: 416-667-6295  www.trca.ca/lsg www.trca.ca/learning

Claremont Nature Centre  

Claremont Nature Centre is located on a beautiful 160-hectare property in Durham Region. The pristine Duffins Creek runs through the property flanked by valley slopes of mixed woodland and open meadows. We offer a variety of nature based, curriculum-connected, school programs. Our overnight and day visits are designed to deliver hands-on experiences in a safe and supportive outdoor setting.  See ad on page 4290 Westney Rd N., Claremont  Phone: 416-667-6295  www.trca.ca/cnc  www.trca.ca/learning  

Tommy Thompson Park  

Education programs at Tommy Thompson Park provide a unique opportunity for students and teachers to experience the phenomenon of migration, explore urban wildlife habitats, and witness the beauty of protected wetlands all minutes away from the downtown Toronto. Our curriculum-linked school programs give students a real-world experience in the great outdoors.  See ad on page 1 Leslie Street, Toronto   Phone: 416-667-6295  www.tommythompsonpark.ca  www.trca.ca/learning  

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Make memories while making curriculum connections in the great outdoors! K–12 curriculum-linked programs available at: Albion Hills Field Centre

Black Creek Pioneer Village

Claremont Nature Centre

Kortright Centre for Conservation

Lake St. George Field Centre We can come to you, too!

Tommy Thompson Park Watershed On Wheels

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MISSISSAUGA

Bradley Museum Complex

Nestled in a 70-year old maple grove on the edge of Lake Ontario, the Bradley Museum complex consists of three designated Ontario Heritage sites, two of which date back to the early and mid-1800s. All on- site programs link to the Ontario English and French Immersion Curriculum, and are tailored to the appropriate age group. Find out more! Bradley Museum Complex 1620 Orr Road, Mississauga Phone: 905-615-4860 https://culture.mississauga.ca/content/education

Benares Historic House

With more than 165 years of history, this exquisite Georgian style estate was home to four generations of the Harris-Sayers family, and features over 95% original artifacts. All on-site English and French Immersion programs link to the Ontario Curriculum and include hands-on elements to enhance learning. Book your school group today! Benares Historic House 1507 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga Phone: 905-615-4860 https://culture.mississauga.ca/content/education

Meadowvale Theatre

Meadowvale Theatre has been part of the Meadowvale community since 1989 showcasing the best of dance, drama, music and musical comedy. School programs this season include a variety of performances that touch on timely topics such as self-expression, problem solving and friendship. Register your school group today! Meadowvale Theatre 6315 Montevideo Rd, Mississauga 905-615-4720 culture.mississauga.ca/meadowvale-theatre

Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)

The Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB) is a historic, multi-purpose building that presents a wide range of arts and cultural experiences. Educational programs are available for elementary students and offer on-site learning opportunities rooted in interactive experiences and unique approaches to storytelling. Book your school group today! Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB) 1352 Lakeshore Road East Mississauga ON L5E 1E9 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 smallarmsinspectionbuilding.ca

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LEARN, FEEL, CELEBRATE, SHARE The City of Mississauga offers a wide range of learning opportunities that link to the Ontario Curriculum and engages students of all ages. Through historical artifacts, hands on activities, performances, stories and interactive presentations, our education programs help students immerse themselves in historical and cultural experiences, as well as timely topics.

Museums of Mississauga and SAIB Booking Information Call 905-615-4860 ext. 2110 to book a program. Meadowvale Theatre Program Information Call 905-615-4720 ext. 2588 to register your class.

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NIAGARA

Fort George National Historic Site

Transport your class to a journey into the past with costumed interpreters and an authentic environment to Isaac Brock’s headquarters at the onset of the War of 1812. Fort George offers a variety of programs (1, 2, 4 and 24 hours) available year- round and tailored to all grades. Advance booking is required for all programs. 51 Queens Parade Niagara-on-the-Lake ON 905-468-6614 ont-niagara@pc.gc.ca www.parkscanada.gc.ca/fortgeorge facebook.com/FortGeorgeNHS

Fort Malden National Historic Site

The location of a historic meeting between Major General Sir Isaac Brock and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-38. Fort Malden opens a fascinating doorway into Canada’s early military history. Our offers pre-built and self-guided programs for a variety of audiences. Open seasonally May through October (check website for specific dates) 100 Laird Ave, Amherstburg ON  519-736-5416  Email: ont.fort-malden@pc.gc.ca www.parkscanada.gc.ca/malden www.facebook.com/FortMaldenNHS

GREAT WOLF LODGE®

Enjoy the thrill of our gigantic 100,000 sq. ft. waterpark. From zero depth entry pools and spray features to extreme tub rides, the waterpark is designed with everyone in mind. Continue the adventure in our Northern Lights Arcade, including a ticket redemption center, Ten Paw Bowling Alley, MagiQuest adventure game or Wacky Wilderness 18- hole mini golf course. See our ad on page 14 3950 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON, Canada Phone: 905-353-5632 Fax: 905-353-5639 www.greatwolf.com/niagara

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NIAGARA Landmark Cinemas It’s an easy A! Movies Make Learning Fun

Whether it’s a break to catch the latest, most talked about film, or a curated selection that will enhance your curriculum, we’re here to create an easy, A+ movie-going experience for educators and their students. See our ad on page 5 For more information, to request a specific film or create your personal experience, visit www.landmarkcinemas.com/group-sales St. Catharines, Pen Centre: www.landmarkcinemas.com/showtimes/st-catharines-pen-centre London: www.landmarkcinemas.com/showtimes/london

Niagara Parks

Take learning to a whole new level at Niagara Parks. We offer many unique settings for student learning. Whether you want to explore Canada’s historic past or to integrate units of science with geography, our diverse nature and heritage sites can add value to the learning process. Ask about our education packages that combine experiences for a one-of-a-kind learning adventure. See our ad on page 13 www.niagaraparks.com 905-356-2241 ext. 2 877-642-7275 ext. 2 groups@niagaraparks.com

Great Awaits

Great Wolf Lodge® is the perfect place for your pack’s next outing. With group-friendly rates, educational programs, private space to gather, menus for any budget and ample free bus parking, an amazing adventure is waiting. Perfect for school groups, large or small. School Group Packages

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*Rate is based on a minimum of four persons per suite and is subject to applicable taxes. Rate applies to groups with a minimum of 10 or more rooms. Additional attendees can be added for the above package price. Rate is based on a family suite. Rate includes full breakfast buffet (subject to applicable taxes and gratuity) and private security from 9:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m. Rooms are based on availability. Price quoted in Canadian currency and includes water park passes. A family suite can accommodate a maximum of 6 persons, per suite. Offer valid Sunday - Friday through 6.27.19, based on availability and subject to blackout dates.

Start the conversation at 905.354.4888 ext. 5701 or sales@greatwolfniagara.com greatwolf.com/meetings 3950 Victoria Ave • Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7M8

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HAMILTON (KITCHENER WATERLOO)

HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Seeking an authentic school trip? A program at HMCS Haida provides students an authentic experience aboard “Canada’s Most Decorated Warship,” the only one left in the world! Explore how sailors lived and worked while defending our country at sea during the Second World War and the Korean War. Our site offers pre-build programs, self-directed programs, and specialized programs. Open: seasonally May through October (please check website for specific dates). Pier 9, 658 Catharine Street N. Hamilton Ontario 905-526-6742 Email: haida.Info@pc.gc.ca www.parkscanada.gc.ca/haida www.facebook.com/HaidaNHS

Landmark Cinemas It’s an easy A! Movies Make Learning Fun

Whether it’s a break to catch the latest, most talked about film, or a curated selection that will enhance your curriculum, we’re here to create an easy, A+ movie-going experience for educators and their students. See our ad on page 5 For more information, to request a specific film or create your personal experience, visit www.landmarkcinemas.com/ group-sales Kitchener: 135 Park Dr. www.landmarkcinemas.com/ showtimes/kitchener

Waterloo: 415 The Boardwalk, University Ira Needles Blvd. www.landmarkcinemas.com/ showtimes/waterloo

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Bank of Canada Museum

Come into our galleries to explore the economic lives of Canadians, travel through the history of money and discover the role the Bank of Canada plays in helping the Canadian economy run smoothly. See the economy from a whole new perspective—yours. 30 Bank Street Ottawa, ON Phone: 613 782-8914 www.bankofcanadamuseum.ca/learn www.museedelabanqueducanada.ca

Bytown Museum

Uniquely situated on a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site, the BYTOWN MUSEUM explores the stories of an evolving city and it’s residents from the early days of Bytown to present-day Ottawa. With Curriculum- based tours, the BYTOWN MUSEUM offers plenty of exciting opportunities to learn outside the classroom year-round. See our ad on page 25 1 Canal Lane, Ottawa  Email: visitorservices@bytownmuseum.ca  Phone: 613-234-4570 x 226  www.bytownmuseum.com

Calypso Waterpark

Come dive into the adventure and explore Calypso, Canada’s biggest and best waterpark! With its 35 waterslides and over 100 water games, at Calypso, you will create magical memories. This extensive 100-acre facility, includes, state-of-the-art water slides, 2 theme rivers and Canada’s largest wave pool. Pack a lunch or let us serve you at one of our theme restaurants. See our ad on page 23 Book now and come soak-up the sun! 2015 Calypso St. Limoges, ON 613-443-9995 www.calypsopark.com

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OTTAWA CANADIAN MUSEUM OF NATURE

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OTTAWA Camp Fortune

Come experience the thrill and excitement of Fortune Aerial Experience! You will be traipsing through the tree tops challenging yourself on a course of aerial steel wires, rope bridges, suspended walkways and net gangways. The three-hour trek culminates with the ultimate thrill of soaring down the giant zip lines. This adventure will leave you breathless! Camp Fortune is conveniently located in the heart of the Gatineau Park, just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa. Licensed patio, BBQ services, snacks and refreshments on site. We also offer affordable ski and snowboard packages during the winter months. See our ad on page 22 Location: Chelsea, Quebec 819-827-5517 / 819-827-1717 www.campfortune.com

Canadian Children’s Museum

The Great Adventure takes children on a worldwide trip to exciting locations, where they’ll meet interesting people and engage in entertaining educational activities. They can clamber aboard a replica of an extravagantly decorated Pakistani bus and a three-wheeled auto rickshaw from Thailand or step inside a Bedouin tent and homes from India, Indonesia and Mexico. A fun, memorable first step in a child’s understanding of the arts, culture and history. Fun school programs offered for preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 and 2. See our ad on page 19 ​ ocated within the Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street, GatinL eau, Quebec, across the river from Parliament Hill 819-776-7000 or 1-800-555-5621 www.historymuseum.ca

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HISTORY OUT OF THE CLASSROOM! CANAD IAN M U S E U M O F H I STO RY Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways! Discover the events, personalities and historical currents that have shaped Canada — from time immemorial to the present day. Programs offered: Traditions of the Anishinabeg (Algonquin) The Women and Men of the Fur Trade The People of New France: Forging Relationships, Changing Landscapes An Ancient Bond With the Land History in Your Hands Think Like a Historian Also offered:

CANAD IAN WAR M U S E U M A memorable learning experience of Canada’s military history. Programs offered: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham: Lasting Legacies 1812: One War, Four Perspectives Canada and the First World War: Think Like a Curator Canada and the Second World War: Learning Through Evidence DOCS FOR SCHOOLS! Docs for Schools films will engage your students with current issues, vital ideas, critical questions and new perspectives. Check our website for a list of special curated days and guests.

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Documentary films at CINÉ+

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More information at historymuseum.ca/learn SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

Remembrance Day special programming

More information at warmuseum.ca/learn SPECIAL EXHIBITION

MEDIEVAL EUROPE — POWER AND SPLENDOUR Until January 20, 2019

VICTORY 1918 — THE LAST 100 DAYS From October 26, 2018 to March 31, 2019

NOTMAN, VISIONARY PHOTOGRAPHER From November 22, 2018 to April 14, 2019

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T 819-776-7014 or 1-800-555-5621 E information@historymuseum.ca information@warmuseum.ca Canadian Museum of History 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau QC K1A 0M8

DISCOVER OUR NEW ONLINE PLANNING TOOL TO BOOK YOUR SCHOOL TRIP! Canadian War Museum 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa ON K1A 0M8


OTTAWA Canadian Museum of Nature

Come explore, investigate and discover our hands-on workshops! Your students will be amazed and inspired by our dinosaurs, grizzlies, cougars, birds, dazzling minerals, creepy crawlies, a giant blue whale skeleton and more. The Museum’s awesome exhibitions and curriculum-based workshops offer so much for students to see and do. Go to our website to check out new exhibits!  See our ad on page 17 240 McLeod St, Ottawa Phone: 613-566-4701 www.nature.ca/education

Canadian Museum of History

Welcome to YOUR history! Students will discover this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. In the Canadian History Hall, students will explore Canada’s history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. This new signature exhibition illuminates the enduring legacy of Canada’s past — a legacy that is alive, relevant and continually unfolding. The Museum offers guided tours, education programs supporting the Ontario and Quebec curricula, the Children Museum and CINÉ+.See our ad on page 19 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec 1-800-555-5621 or 819-776-7014 information@historymuseum.ca www.historymuseum.ca/learn

Canadian War Museum

Students will discover the military history and explore the human conflicts that have shaped Canada. Using a variety of stories and artifacts, program interpreters guide students through dynamic educational programs which help them understand how war affected Canada and their own lives .Educational programs support the Ontario and Quebec curricula. See our ad on page 19 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario 1-800-555-5621 or 819-776-7014 Email : Call_center@warmuseum.ca www.warmuseum.ca

Diefenbunker Museum

The Diefenbunker is one of the unique, educational sites in Canada. While on tour, your class will immerse themselves in the Cold War and experience Canadian history from a perspective unlike any other. See our ad on page 18 3929 Carp Road Ottawa (Carp) ON Phone: 613-839-0007 www.Diefenbunker.ca

Landmark Cinemas It’s an easy A! Movies Make Learning Fun.

Whether it’s a break to catch the latest, most talked about film, or a curated selection that will enhance your curriculum, we’re here to create an easy A+ movie -going experience for educators and their students. For more information, to request a specific film or create your personal experience visit  www.landmarkcinemas.com/groupsales See our ad on page 5 Locations: Orleans, Kanata www.landmarkcinemas.com/group-sales  ​

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OTTAWA Choose your next adventure with the Ottawa Museum Network

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A unique educational tour for your students!

✔ Learn about the role of the Governor General ✔ Visit the State Rooms or the grounds ✔ Discover a historic site ✔ Enjoy the park and have a picnic

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OTTAWA Laurier House

Parks Canada Step into our country’s political history and enter the former residence of two of Canada’s most important PrimeMinisters, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. Students will enjoy the fabulous collection of objects andartwork and learn about the two men’s personal and political life. 335, Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario  613-992-8142  www.pc.gc.ca/laurierhouse

Mount Pakenham

Plan an exciting daytime or after-school field trip to Eastern Ontario’s top resort for Skiing-In-Schools programs. We specialize in ski and snowboard lessons for all ages and abilities, with a cafeteria and rental equipment readily available. For the non-skier we offer daytime tubing and snowshoe orienteering designed to meet Ontario’s physical education and social studies curriculum. With over 30 years of experience no other area offers school groups such a wide range of winter activities. See ad on page 24 Located in Pakenham, just west of Ottawa 613-624-5290 Email:  sis@mountpakenham.com www.mountpakenham.com

National Gallery of Canada

See Canada’s visual arts treasures and discover the remarkable stories that have shaped this country in our Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. Student workshops, hands-on discovery visits and guided tours promote careful and thoughtful looking at artworks, emphasize learning through guided discussion, and encourage students to use their personal experience to interpret art. Come celebrate creativity at one of Canada’s most impressive landmarks. See ad on page17 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4 Group Reservations: 613-990-4888 Reservations@gallery.ca www.gallery.ca

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OTTAWA Ottawa Museums Network

Choose your next adventure with the Ottawa Museum Network where you can revisit the past and discover your future with tailored school programs for students from kindergarten to Grade 12. See ad on page 21 Ottawa Museum Network: Adventures and Stories that inspire! Ottawa Museum Network www.OttawaMuseumNetwork.ca (613) 234-1999 x 102 info@omn-rmo.ca

Rideau Hall Residence of the Governor General The historic residence and workplace of Canada’s Governor General is buzzing with activity this summer. Come discover: A Butterfly’s World, an activity on the lives of Rideau Hall’s fluttering friends. Stop at the Visitor Centre for a Time out for art or to build an inuksuk. Come witness the pageantry, precision and colour of the Ceremonial Guard at Rideau Hall. In this much-loved ceremony, sentries, led by a piper, march to their posts at Sussex Gate and in front of the Residence. July and August: Daily, hourly, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Grounds open from 8am to one -hour sunset, all family activities are offered daily. Check website. See our ad on page 21 1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa Admission: FREE 1-866-842-ggca (4422) www.gg.ca

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OTTAWA Royal Canadian Mint A UNIQUELY CANADIAN EXPERIENCE

Book a guided tour through the Royal Canadian Mint’s impressive state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Visit our Boutique which offers beautiful Canadian collector coins and great gifts! 320 SUSSEX DRIVE, OTTAWA, ON 1-800-276-7714 | 613-993-8990 MINT.CA | MONNAIE.CA

Supreme Court of Canada

A visit to the Supreme Court of Canada gives one the opportunity to become better acquainted with Canada's highest court. Tour guides, who are all law students, will familiarize visitors with the operation of the Canadian judicial system and will explain how legal issues of public importance are dealt with by the Supreme Court of Canada. 301 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON 613-995-5361 or 1-866-360-1522 Fax: 613-941-5817 Email: tour-visite@scc-csc.ca www.scc-csc.ca

Valleyview Little Animal Farm Children and adults alike will enjoy seeing a wide variety of animals and birds up close, from alpacas to zebus, goats to geese. Ride the Valleyview Express and play in our creative farm playgrounds. Explore Bill’s Old Farm Museum to learn about our agricultural past. Watch the singing chicken show and a puppet show.   Children’s birthday party room is available by reservation.  Have lunch or a snack in the Sunflower Cafe and browse in Robyn’s Nest Gift Shop. New babies in the spring, to pumpkin harvest in the fall. Come and spend a day in the country at Valleyview Little Animal Farm. Location: 4750 Fallowfield Rd., Nepean (Ottawa) 613-591-1126 www.ValleyviewLittleAnimalFarm.com

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OTTAWA Cartier Place Suite Hotel

School groups are welcome! Suite dreams await you at this family owned and operated suite hotel. We offer 250 spacious studio one and two luxurious family suites complete with kitchens and private balconies. Enjoy the indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, Jacuzzi, exercise room and games room. The garden patio features a children’s playground complete with shuffleboard. Children’s welcome gift, complimentary toys and cartoon channels, cribs, high chairs, and baby- sitting services are available. Awarded “Ottawa Child & Youth Friendly Designated Hotel” and “Winner of the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.” Located between the Rideau Canal and trendy Elgin Street. Children under 16 stay free with parents. Ask about the special rates and packages for all ages. 180 Cooper St., downtown Ottawa 613-236-5000 or 800-236-8399 www.suitedreams.com

Billings Estate Museum

Currently, three Museum programs are available on Canada’s Digital Collection. Teachers are free to download images and text for educational purposes. 2100 Cabot St, Ottawa, 613-247-4830 ext. 221 www.ottawa.ca/museums

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

Discover farm life in the heart of the city as students explore seasonal cycles, make apple cider, bake bread, see farm technology at work, and experience barn sights, smells and sounds. Programs are directly linked to school curricula – including the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum and the Quebec Education Program. 901 Prince of Wales Dr., Ottawa, ON  613-991-3053 or 1-866-442-4416  contact@ingeniumcanada.org  www.ingeniumcanada.org/educational-programs 

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Canada Science and Technology Museum 

Immerse yourself in Canadian science, technology, and innovation through hands-on, interactive exhibitions in a newly-reinvented space. The museum’s exhibitions offer something for everyone. Inspire your students with our amazing, curriculum-linked, hands on workshops! 613-991-3053 or 1-866-442-4416  contact@ingeniumcanada.org  www.ingeniumcanada.org/educational-programs

Canadian Children’s Museum

The Great Adventure takes children on a worldwide trip to exciting locations, where they’ll meet interesting people and engage in entertaining educational activities. They can clamber aboard a replica of an extravagantly decorated Pakistani bus and a threewheeled auto rickshaw from Thailand or step inside a Bedouin tent and homes from India, Indonesia and Mexico. A fun, memorable first step in a child’s understanding of the arts, culture and history. Fun school programs offered for preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 and 2. ​Located within the Museum of History, across the river from Parliament Hill 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec, 819-776-7014 or 1-800-555-5621 Email: information@historymuseum.ca www.historymuseum.ca/learn

Goulbourn Museum

The Museum offers on-site multimedia presentations, which provide our guests with a rich understanding of our community’s unique heritage with emphasis on the War of 1812 and British military settlements. All programming is developed in accordance with Ontario’s curriculum guidelines. 2064 Huntley Road, Stittsville, ON 613-831-2393 www.goulbournmuseum.ca

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Costumed interpreters recreate what rural life was like in the early depression era on this living history site, which features 28 heritage buildings. 2940 Old Montréal Rd., Cumberland, ON 613-833-3059 www.ottawa.ca/museums

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The Canada Aviation and Space Museum brings the wonders of space and flight to teachers and students alike with its collection and curriculum-based STEAM education programs. The Museum is host to an extensive aviation collection with over 130 aircraft as well as space-related artifacts including the iconic Canadarm. School programs include cross-curricular hands-on workshops, guided tours and sleepovers. 11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa  613-991-3044  contact@ingeniumcanada.org www.ingeniumcanada.org/educational-programs 

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Foley Mountain Conservation Authority

Baxter Conservation Area in Ottawa and Foley Mountain Conservation Area in Westport offer outdoor environmental education program for students from kindergarten to grade 12. Our programs provide students with interactive, experiential, curriculum-based experiences that will help them to understand our natural world and their relationship with it. Come learn firsthand in our outdoor classroom! Baxter Andrea Wood, andrea.wood@rvca.ca, 613-489-3592 Foley Mountain Rebecca Whitman, rebecca.whitman@rvca.ca, 613-273-3255 www.rvca.ca

Heritage House Museum Photo: Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum and the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario would like to welcome you to Smiths Falls! Offering unique Canadian stories, each museum presents world class experiences for all ages.  Discover a two-storey indoor privy, take a hand-car ride down the former Canadian Northern track or have a picturesque picnic along the shores of the Historic Rideau Canal waterway. See our ad on page 27 Heritage House Museum  11 Old Slys Road, Smiths Falls, ON., K7A 4T6  (613)283-6311

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Discoveries March and April - Oschmann Forest, Ormond ON

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A maple syrup education adventure of hands-on and co-operative experiences, the program focuses on how maple syrup is produced today and in the 18th and 19th centuries. Open to students of all ages.

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OTTAWA VALLEY Mount Pakenham

Plan an exciting daytime or after-school field trip to Eastern Ontario’s top resort for Skiing-In-Schools programs. We specialize in ski and snowboard lessons for all ages and abilities, with a cafeteria and rental equipment readily available. For the non-skier we offer daytime tubing and snowshoe orienteering designed to meet Ontario’s physical education and social studies curriculum. With over 30 years of experience no other area offers school groups such a wide range of winter activities. See ad on page 24 Located in Pakenham, just west of Ottawa 613-624-5290 Email:  sis@mountpakenham.com www.mountpakenham.com

South Nation ConservationWatershed Adventures

From biodiversity to the water cycle and everything in between, we are pleased to offer hands-on, curriculum-based environmental education in Eastern Ontario. Revamped and ready for school groups in the spring of 2019 is SNC’s Maple Syrup Education program.  And if you’re unable to travel for an education program, we offer many in-class programs including our newest addition to our roster of programming, the Stream of Dreams eco-education program.  See our ad on Page 26 For a complete listing of our programs, please visit www.nation.on.ca. 38 Victoria Street, Finch ON 1-877-984-2984 info@nation.on.ca

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario 90 William Street W. Smiths Falls, ON. K7A 5A5  (613-283-5696) www.rmeo.org   www.smithsfalls.ca

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The Big Apple

A country themed attraction, right off Highway 401, that provides both a welcome respite from travelling, and a source of unique shopping and activities for all ages. A Pie Factory & Bakery where you can watch goodies being made right before your eyes! Quick serve Restaurant, Country Store, Treat Shoppes and Free Outdoor Activities 262 Orchard Drive, Colborne, ON Exit 497 OFF Hightway 401 Phone: 905-355-2574 www.thebigapple.ca

Pie Factory & Bakery Smokehouse Restaurant with on-site BBQ smokers and a Healthy Grab ‘n Go Section Country Gift & Souvenir Store

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Ameliasburgh Historical Museum & Pioneer Village

Built in 1868 as the Wesleyan Methodist Church, noow the site features a log cabin, display barns, a blacksmith shop, a sap shanty, dairy and bee-keeping buildings, and the Goldie Corliss 18 foot flywheel! A highlight is Amelia's Tea Room, open during Special Events. The grounds are also home to the Victoria Schoolhouse. 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh 613-968-9678 www.ameliasburgh.com/pioneer-village

Bird House City

Over 100 birdhouses, most are reproductions of historic buildings and other recognizable structures, also bird watching stations. www.prince-edward-county.com/birdhouse-city

• Apple Observatory • Train Ride • Mini-Putt • Petting Zoo and much, much more!

Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area & Trail, Quinte West

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The boulder is believed to be the largest glacial erratic in Ontario. Also: Fishing, Boardwalk - 4 km of trails. Free Admission County Road 33, Quinte West, 613-394-4829 www.ltc.on.ca/conservation/ca/bb/

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Glanmore National Historic Site

Learn all about Glanmore’s Second Empire architecture, the recent interior restoration project, extensive fine art collection and more! Tours can be tailored to meet a wide range of curriculum needs. 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville 613-962-2329 www.glanmore.ca

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KINGSTON

Agnes Etherington Art Centre Our thematic school programs for Grades 1–8 encourage looking, dialogue and active engagement with original works of art in our galleries. They fuse art appreciation with hands-on creation to offer a multi-faceted learning experience. We develop cross-curricular programs annually, based on current exhibitions. 36 University Avenue, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario 613-533-6000 x 77053 www.agnes.queensu.ca

First Capital Day Join us as Kingston’s history is brought to life on First Capital Day! Celebrating our unique past as the Capital of the United Provinces; students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 and beyond are invited to immerse themselves in free hands-on historical displays and activities. This event is open to school groups and the general public. See our ad on page 30 Friday, June 14, 2019 City Park, Kingston Ontario Email: ehatchette@cityofkingston.ca www.cityofkingston.ca/featureevents

Landmark Cinemas

It’s an easy A! Movies Make Learning Fun. Whether it’s a break to catch the latest, most talked about film, or a curated selection that will enhance your curriculum, we’re here to create an easy A+ movie -going experience for educators and their students. For more information, to request a specific film or create your personal experience visit  www.landmarkcinemas.com/groupsales See our ad on page 5 Location: 120 Dalton Ave, Kingston www.landmarkcinemas.com/group-sales  ​​

Military Communications & Electronics Museum

From early telephones and Morse code to satellites and secret codes, the Military Communications and Electronics Museum proudly displays the achievements of Canada’s Military Communications and Electronics Branch. From the First World War to UN Peacekeeping operations of today. Education Programs $2 per student. Improbable Escapes Camp X Escape Room: $12 per participant. 95 Craftsman Blvd, Kingston ON 613-541-4675 www.candemuseum.org

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KINGSTON Fort Henry

Designed in partnership with the Limestone District School Board, this hands-on approach will achieve your curriculum objectives. Your classroom will be moved to a British Fort interpreted during 1867. Core curriculum will include: language studies, technology and design, social studies, physical education, history, geography and geology. Students pretend to be 1867 Soldiers of the British Army, posted at Fort Henry! 1 Fort Henry Dr., Kingston, ON 613-542-7388 www.forthenry.com

Boiler Room Climbing Gym

This Indoor wall climbing gym includes 41 routes, a bouldering cave, and a 100’ tall chimney (Canada’s highest indoor climb!!), Offering a safe and unique option for class outings. Beginners welcome. Their trained staff do the teaching! Children under 14 must be accompanied by adults. The Woolen Mill Bldg., 4 Cataraqui St., East Wing. Call about school group packages. 613-549-0520 www.boilerroom.ca

Grand Theatre

Dynamic, educational performances for students and their teachers throughout the year. These shows teach and inspire through theatre, humour, movement and music. An extensive line-up of public performances for young children, and youth.

Health Care Museum

What did Canadians think caused disease in the 1700’s and 1800’s? How did students learn about the human body without microscopes or x-rays? What kind of instruments did doctors use in the 19th century?. Ann Baillie Building, George St. Between Stuart and King Streets 613-548-2419 www.museumofhealthcare.ca

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area

The Conservation Authority offers curriculum-based conservation education programs for children from K-12. Programs are seasonal and based on nature or environmental theme. Programs include nature studies, ecological footprint, weather, soils, wetlands, mapping and maple syrup. 613-546-4228 www.cataraquiregion.on.ca

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts MacLachlan The 2017 season of the Isabel features celebrated Canadian artists and worldWoodworking Museum class performers in a stunningly designed building with a breathtaking view of Lake Ontario. 613-533-2424 or 1-855-533-2424 390 King Street West, Kingston www.theisabel.ca

Kingston City Hall National Historic Site and Museum

Located on the grounds of Grass Creek Park the MacLachlan offers a variety of curriculum linked school programs developed for grades K-8. See our website for a description of our programs: Trees, Seeds, and Feathers and First Nations Legacy.  2993 Highway 2 East, Kingston 613-542-0543 Email: mwmuseum@cityofkingston.ca www.woodworkingmuseum.ca

Built while Kingston was the first Capital of Canada – 1841 to 1843, City Hall is a magnificent museum and historic treasure. Majestic rooms like Memorial Hall and Council Chambers are an architectural delight. Call about tours.

Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy

Located in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston. It is a small but active earth-science teaching museum for local schools. The museum features many fossil and mineral displays, an extensive Geology of the Kingston Area exhibit, and an educational tour program of “hands on” geology activities for school groups. During a visit, your class may pass around objects such as meteorites, dinosaur bones and other fossils, and examples of different rocks and minerals. Miller Hall, Queen’s University 613-533-6767 www.geol.queensu.ca/museum

Pump House Steam Museum

The Pump House Steam Museum is adding even more science, tech, engineering, arts and math to our programming - putting the S.T.E.A.M in our Museum! 23 Ontario St. Kingston 613-544-PUMP (7867) www.steammuseum.ca

216 Ontario St. Kingston Phone: 613-546-4291

Queen’s University Programs

for Elementary & High School Students Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) - Workshops for Elementary Schools

218 Princess St. Kingston 613-530-2050 Email: grandtheatre2@cityofkingston.ca www.kingstongrand.ca

During the months of May and June, ASUS Camps offers hour-long innovative, interactive, and educational workshops based on the Ontario curriculum. Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU): For students in Grades 6 to 12

Friday, June 14 - Kingston, Ontario

Free hands-on history-themed activities for school groups. Sign up early and receive your teacher information package.

See website for details on other programs offered. www.queensu.ca/academics/youth

CityofKingston.ca/FeatureEvents

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The ESU offers enrichment opportunities to above average and gifted students in Grades 6 to 12, within the Queen’s University setting. Each year, the ESU attracts about 3,000 students who spend one to five days studying an academically rigorous course and experiencing university life.

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