Active Learning Programs

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The welcome back begins!

Starting June 2nd, Government House is excited to offer guided garden tours of the beautiful 8.5 acres of Edwardian Gardens surrounding Government House.  Learn about the history, heritage and ecology of Government House and the historic grounds. This will be the first phase of our reopening.

A maximum of 8 people from the same social group will be allowed in each tour.  Each tour must be pre-booked, tours will be provided Tuesday to Sunday.  Masks and social distancing are required. Please see visit or Public Programs page to book.

This change will help Government House meet the expectations outlined by the province’s Chief Medical Health Officer and continue to curb the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

You can find more on the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendations about maintaining safe and responsible physical distancing, as well as updates about COVID-19 here:

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To book any of our regularly offered programs please fill out the form below.

To book our Christmas programs please go to our Seasonal Programs page.

We encourage you to share your experience with us once you have returned to your classroom. Please consider filling out the evaluation form found on the Education Programs main page.

Government House offers a wide variety of educational programming for all ages. Each program is designed to engage students with an array of activities to help them learn the history of Government House and Saskatchewan.

Active Learning Programs

A Visitor Experience Host will tour your group around the Amédée Forget Museum. Also includes time in the Once Upon a Time Room and craft.

A Visitor Experience Host will tour your group around the Amédée Forget Museum with optional activities available as an add-on.

Add on Activities

Students will use the information learnt on a tour and panels in the museum to answer questions about Government House.

Have your students explore our fact-filled Interpretive Centre to find answers about past Lieutenant Governors, Government House, and Treaties.

After touring the museum, students will play a life-sized board game which quizzes them on Government House and Saskatchewan history.

Seasonal Programs

Using our GPS devices, students will learn about Government House and Saskatchewan history by following their GPS to the clues around the Edwardian Gardens!

This program is based on the book “Ghosts in the Garden” by Judith Silverthorne. Throughout the house, find clues left behind by one of the ghosts of Government House. Which of the ghosts is leaving you clues and what is he looking for?

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