SHARP: Black Creek Pioneer Village

Immerse yourself in the 1860s and explore an authentically re-created country village of the Toronto region. Explore the Village as you travel to trades shops and houses and discover the many challenges that faced communities in the 19th century. Study various perspectives on the economic and social realities of the day. Learn about survival and how to build a community.


Oct 19, 2019 Dr. Norman Bethune & Stephen Leacock

Nov 23, 2019 Albert Campbell, A.Y. Jackson, Sir John A Macdonald

9:30am – 5:00pm

*Please arrive 15mins prior for check-in


A school bus will be arranged to travel between your school and Black Creek Pioneer Village( address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, North York, ON M3J 2P3).

*Please arrive at your school on time for check-in as the school bus will leave on the dot. All participants will be notified about the check-in time via email.

*Please dressed warm with comfortable clothing and shoes, as we will be staying outdoor most of the time.


This event page is created for
SHARP students.

How Much?

It is free!

Please bring your own lunch and drink.

What is the objective?

  • Explore the past while reflecting on our present
  • Appreciate how the people of the past brought their own culture into Canada and then shaped the region we live in today

What will you learn?

  • Understand history from multiple perspectives and understand the story of the Toronto Region
  • Learn the lives of real people who lived in the Toronto Region 150 years ago
  • Learn how the people of the past shaped the Region we live in today

What is included?

  • Guided tour of the Village to explore different buildings in the historic village
  • Engage in hands-on activities throughout the village
  • Group discussion and presentation