Programs, Tours & Camps

The Town of Stouffville’s Museum and Community Centre offers a variety of educational programs for both students and adults as well as camps and group tours. Explore our program, camp and tour options and learn how to register.

Programs for students

We offer a variety of educational programs, both in-person and virtually, based on the Ontario curriculum for Social Studies. Please contact us for program rates.

Register for a program or tour

Students can experience hands-on learning with our interactive tours. We offer both full-day and half-day program options for students. Contact us to register your class.

For a full-day program, choose two of the following interactive tour options and one hands-on tour. For a half-day program, choose one of the interactive tour options and one hands-on tour.

We offer the following interactive tours and programs for students:

Interactive options

This program introduces students to life in a Huron-Wendat village, specifically the late 16th century village unearthed in what is now Whitchurch-Stouffville. Explore this remarkable community and see village life through a 3D experience.

Why were craft skills so important? Challenge your students’ artistic abilities by creating Victorian paper pastimes such as paper piercing and scherenschnitte (German paper cutting).

Send your students back in time and explore our 19th century schoolhouse. Develop an understanding of the school experience by learning the routines of the 19th century classroom. Participate in slate & bell work!

Engage your students through a variety of demonstrations on the complicated process of pioneer clothing production. Learn to card wool, watch a spinning demonstration, and practice weaving on cardboard looms. 

Hands on tours

Spend an hour exploring the day-to-day life of early settlers and the growth and development of a family farm in the 1800’s. Examine the differences between early and mid-19th Century life and the changing responsibilities of family members by touring the historic Settler Log Cabin and Victorian Farmhouse.

Runs November to March. Imagine life as it was in the 19th century in the cold winter months as you tour through our
Pioneer Log Cabin and our Victorian Farmhouse. Discuss winter responsibilities, challenges and social customs practiced by the Early Settlers and Victorian middle class.

Runs late November to mid-December. Compare significant traditions and celebrations and identify the reasons for differences and changes over time. Enjoy the holiday cheer in our decorated Pioneer Log Cabin and Victorian Farmhouse.

Enjoy a lively discussion exploring gift giving. Follow-up by creating up to two heritage holiday crafts! Offered in conjunction with A Nineteenth Century Christmas Tour.

Register for a program or tour

Please contact us for virtual program availability.


We offer camps and workshops throughout the year for children ages six to 12, including:

  • Summer camps
  • March Break camp
  • P.A. Day workshops

Please contact us to learn more about our camp options and register your child.

Find out more about our upcoming camps below.

Group tours

We offer a variety of group tour experiences that can be customized to suit your needs. We can accommodate most group sizes, offer flexible dates and times and in many cases we can offer outreach options.

We provide organized tours for groups including:

  • Interest groups (such as photography, horticultural, etc.)
  • Seniors’ community groups and seniors’ residences
  • Toddler and day care organizations
  • English as a second language clubs and schools
  • Scouts, Guides, Brownies and Sparks
  • Coach bus tours
  • Church/religious organizations

Please contact us to register for a group tour and learn more.   

Workshops for adults

There are a variety of adult programs and workshops available throughout the year. To learn about or register for upcoming workshops, please contact us.

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