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Registration FAQ

Contact:

Victoria Veenstra – Programs Registrar [email protected] or 705-748-9153 ex. 218

The system says I have an account already?

If you’ve registered with us before you will already have an account.  The default password is set to FirstName,LastName  (note comma). You can change this when you log in.

I can’t fill out the permission form?

The permission form becomes available after you’ve paid for a course.  You only have to fill it out once for multiple courses.  If you’ve filled it out in the past make sure it’s up to date.

My VISA/MC is being declined?

Call Programs Registrar Victoria Veenstra at 705-748-9153 ex 218 or email her at [email protected] 

I can’t see all the program options?

Try using this portal on a computer rather than a phone.  Or make sure you are scrolling within the portal screen.

I want to see what courses I’m registered for?

You can view your course history and upcoming courses through the registration portal!

I want to be waitlisted for a course?

You can do this through the online portal.  When a course is full it will automatically add you to the waitlist.

Junior Curator – October 3rd (10-1:30)

Age 9+  $28

Discover what goes into creating a Museum exhibit – and make one of your own. A fun, hands-on curator-for-a-day experience that will take you behind the scenes at the Museum and include woodworking and the creation of a mini-exhibit shadow box to take home.

  • Please be sure to wear closed-toe shoes for safety during the wood-working part of this workshop!
  • Please bring a photo of yourself featuring water (or nature).

 

Canoe Print and Paper – November 7th (10-2)

Age 8+  $25

Printmaking, origami, book-making and more! Explore a variety of paper arts with our Gallery spaces as inspiration. 

Note: Please wear clothes appropriate for using inks!

 

Loom Beading and Building – December 5th (10-2)

Age 9+  $38

Follow a scavenger hunt through the Museum to find all the parts of your loom kit. Learn woodworking skills as you build a pine beading loom with the patient, friendly guidance of our experienced education staff. You’ll end up with a loom and work on a 3-row beaded bracelet. Learn about wampum and indigenous beading traditions.

 

So You Want to Be a Knot-Star?- February 6th (10-1:30)

Age 9+  $18

Explore the worlds of paracord and knot tying.  Leave with finished take-homes.

 

Check Out of March Break Program Line Up

More Information at this Link 

 

Wanigans – April 3 (10-1:30)

Age 8+  $26

Try your hand at wood-working and create a 12”x8”x8” wanigan. Start with a scavenger hunt in the Museum to find the necessary pieces to build a wanigan. Kids encounter many styles of wanigan, ex. a traditional canoe-tripping equipment box. No previous wood-working experience required. Experienced and patient Museum staff teach each step. Participants come away with hands-on building experience (hammers, screwdrivers, sanding). Plus a box to keep any kind of treasure in to take home!

(Note: This program does include a hammering component that can be quite loud).

 

Tarps and Shelters – May 1 (10-1:30)

Age 8+  $25

Shelter is one of the five basic human needs. Explore different shelter-building techniques with us and go home with your own tarp and the skills to set it up!

 

Paddle and Paint – June 5 (10-1:30)

30+ Pounds (PFD Regulations)  $20

Spend a day out paddling together in our 36 foot canoe, a replica of the bark canoes used during the fur trade era. Learn watercolour techniques while out on the water.  You’ll be inspired by the nature around you and practise plein air painting.

Note: Parents are welcome to participate but will be subject to full program fees.