Oct. 17 - Nov. 10, 2022 and Feb. 27 - April 21, 2023
9:30am - 11:30am or 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Who is Nellie McClung? Most of us know her as a member of the Famous 5 and a key player in the 1929 “Persons Case,” but there is so much more to her than that. Visit the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women, a replica of McClung’s Calgary home and discover the many facets of Nellie’s life and personality. Using the artifacts and information in the exhibit as inspiration, students will create a scrapbooking journal and make Nellie’s work as an author, teacher, activist, politician, wife and mother come alive. Students will explore the garden and experience another love of Nellies, leaving with a newfound vision of Nellie McClung.
Exploring the Park before or after a school program is NOT permitted. The Village is closed at this time.
Each program is designed for a maximum of 30 students due to space restrictions within the buildings. If you have additional students please call the education team to discuss if this accommodation can be made. The program fee includes 30 students and the adult supervisors within the required ratio. Teachers are included in this ratio. A fee will be charged for any additional students or adults. There is no charge for one-on-one aids. If paying for any additional adults and/or students, no refund will be granted if numbers change the day of the program. The credit card used for payment will be kept on file until the completion of the program.
Please contact us for subsidized rates if needed for your school.