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To register please contact the Nanaimo Museum's Program Co-ordinator by phone (250.753.1821) or email (program@nanaimomuseum.ca).

Adam Soloway & Ryan Boa work hard on building their brick house during a program at the Nanaimo Museum.


 Overnight fun for all kinds of groups!  The activities can be customized to meet specific Girl Guides of Canada badge requirements.   Children love sleeping in the museum gallery and participating in a variety of fun, history-related activities.   Dinner, snack and breakfast are included in the cost of $50 per child (menu can be adapted to accommodate most allergies).  Supervising adults are free (one supervising adult per 5 children) and additional adults are $50 each.

 Sample Itinerary - Day One

5:00 pm - Group arrives, orientation to museum and the evening’s program.  Set up beds and explore exhibits.

6:00 – Dinner

7:00 pm - Bastion tour

8:30-9:15 – Cottage tour

9:15-9:30 - Jam making

9:30-10:00 – Craft

10:00 – Get ready for bed and snack.

10:30 - Lights out


Day Two

7:30 am – Wake up and pack up gear

8:00 – 9:00 - Breakfast

9:00- Craft

9:30 Play with old-fashioned toys

10:00 – parents arrive for pick up

 For more information or to make a booking please contact Aimee Greenaway, Program & Volunteer Coordinator at program@nanaimomuseum.ca or 250 753-1821.

Funding for this project has been made possible in part through a contribution from the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program, Department of Canadian Heritage.

Le financement pour ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce á une contribution de Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine, une initiative du ministère du Patimoine canadien.

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