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1 MACKIE LAKE HOUSE FOUNDATION 7804 Kidston Road Coldstream, BC V1B 1S2 Phone/Fax: (250) Website: Dear Teacher: We are pleased and excited to continue the education program for Grade 6 students in School District 22 for the 2012 season. Our program is a perfect complement to the Grade 6 social studies and science curriculums. Please note that the Grade 3 school program is no longer available. Our full day program includes three tours: Historic Mackie Lake House, Fylton Forest and the Bishop Bird Sanctuary. We encourage you to take advantage of the full day field trip. However, a morning only program, which includes the House and the Forest can be arranged. The Mackie Lake House Foundation is pleased to provide complimentary bus transportation for these tours. The tours will be scheduled during the month of May by reservation only. The dates fill up fairly quickly so we do recommend that you contact us soon. This package includes a very brief description of each tour along with a sample questionnaire and other materials intended to assist you in preparing for this field trip. For additional information or to arrange to preview the House and grounds, please call the undersigned. Following the tour, we will forward a survey which we will ask you to complete so that we can assess the value of the program on an on-going basis. Surveys must be completed in order to secure an invitation to future programs. The Mackie Lake House Foundation is pleased to support education and we look forward to working with you. Don t forget the bus transportation is free! Sincerely, Christine Kashuba Manager

2 2012 School Programming Schedule Morning Tours Classes will be divided in half for the morning tours. (9:15 to 11:30 am) The House Tour: Students will tour through the House starting outside under the maple tree. The content will include a brief history of immigrants to the valley, comparisons of a child s life from the early 1900s until present day; the ways in which immigrants brought their cultures and traditions to the new world, artifacts from the past and the stories of the people who lived in the house. Time permitting, heritage activities will be included. Fylton Forest and the Joan Heriot Centre for Environmental Studies: A centre of exploration and discovery, we invite students to share in the excitement of the study of the diverse adaptation of flora and fauna to this semi-arid biogeoclimatic zone. There is a considerable array of resources in the classroom: tools such as microscopes, magnifiers, binoculars; specimens such as bones, feathers, nests, insects; a library; posters and a system of trails through grasses and native trees and shrubs. A naturalist is in attendance to provide guidance and assistance. Time has been allotted for a morning snack break, a picnic lunch in Coldstream Park, or in poor weather, on the screened porch of Mackie Lake House as well as short time periods to transfer between tours. Washrooms are available at Coldstream Centennial Park which is immediately adjacent to the property. Students should dress for occasional showers, be aware that shoes must come off when entering the house and they should bring a snack and lunch (perhaps pioneer style boiled egg, cucumber or cheese sandwich, apple and a cookie. Afternoon Tour Bishop Wildlife Sanctuary (12:15 to 1:15-1:30am) Interactive tours with experienced naturalists with topics including diversity of life, life cycles, adaptations, interdependence and biological communities. Students will also enjoy a heritage tree and wildlife tree walk and talk and birding by sight and sound. Additional lessons are available by contacting the Sanctuary (environmental conservation and stewardship). Program evaluation forms will be ed to the teachers following the Tours.

3 MACKIE LAKE HOUSE FIELDTRIP BOOKING SHEET Phone/Fax: Christine Kashuba, Manager SCHOOL NAME: TEACHER CONTACT: TELEPHONE NUMBER: NUMBER OF STUDENTS: VOLUNTEERS (Max 4): DETAILS: DATE REQUESTED: ARRIVAL TIME: DEPARTURE TIME: BOOKING CONFIRMED BY: on Available Dates: Tuesday, May 1 to Thursday May 31, 2012 Reminder: Teachers, parents and students must arrive through the main gate. No vehicles allowed on property. Teachers are responsible for booking their bus transportation. The Mackie Lake House Foundation will pay for this expense.

4 Mackie Lake House Foundation THE RULES: Student Programs Reservation requests must be faxed to MLH for confirmation of availability. Confirmation will be by return fax to the attention of the teacher submitting the request. Access to the grounds is not possible without this confirmation. Teachers should complete the information required, i.e. estimated time of arrival, number of students, etc. Students must have adequate supervision as required by the school district. MLH requires a minimum of one adult volunteer for each tour (minimum of two adults plus teachers). MLH would appreciate cooperation in limiting adult volunteers to no more than four (two per tour) people. No siblings please. No pets. No vehicles are permitted on the property except in special circumstances and by prior arrangements. This is for the safety of the students. School groups will be greeted in the circular driveway. The OFF LIMITS areas of the property: the root cellar, the lawn area over the root cellar and the implement shed or equipment storage area near the barn. The use of matches, candles, or any object which might create sparks or flame is strictly prohibited. Visitors are asked to NOT pick flowers or remove anything from the property. Picnics and snacks are encouraged but please, all garbage must be removed and not left on the grounds. Fylton Forest and Bishop Bird Sanctuary may be booked independent of The Mackie Lake House Tour. Teachers wishing to book the beach area must contact Parks & Recreation as they now manage Coldstream Centennial Park which includes the beach immediately below Mackie Lake House lawns. Everyone is encouraged to enjoy the grounds. We look forward to welcoming you.

5 Sample Questionnaire 4,500 years ago, what group of people first immigrated to the Okanagan? What kinds of animals were used for fur trading? Who were or what are the metis? What is a wag on the wall? What is a tea poy? What did children do before television and computers were invented? What was the British name for the washroom or bathroom? What types of fruit were grown in the Okanagan orchards? What kinds of homes do different birds build? Name a common bug that lives in the Okanagan and what do they eat and who eats them? What kinds of grass can you find in Fylton Forest? How heavy is an eagle s nest and what do they eat? What is a kekuli? Name an edible Okanagan plant.

6 FYLTON FOREST & JOAN HERIOT CENTRE CODE OF ETHICS Remove nothing from the Forest except: Nourishment for the soul Consolation for the heart Inspiration for the mind This is a special place of discovery and interpretation, and we treat it with gentleness and respect. Discovery might involve: looking ~ touching ~ listening ~ researching ~ smelling questioning ~ measuring ~ day-dreaming Interpretation might involve: painting ~ drama ~ drawing ~ puppetry ~ journaling day dreaming ~ story-writing/telling ~ poetry writing/reciting music composing, playing instruments, singing, dancing We do not remove anything, not even a pebble or leaf, and any specimen lifted for identification we restore it to its original place. We always stay on the path. Otherwise we are treading on some creatures house! We never leave even a speck of garbage. Magnifiers, special books, specimen and puppets are available on request. Study programs and assistance are available: - History of the Forest - Suggestions for use of the Joan Heriot Centre - Suggestions for classroom follow-up. Program information and suggestions are under the direction of Sharon Lawrence.

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