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Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site

Children on a wagon ride
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Parks Canada Xplorers for Kids!

Do your kids like to Xplore? They can have FUN doing activities and collecting COOL souvenirs at Motherwell Homestead and other Parks Canada sites in Saskatchewan. Go to the Visitor Centre and ask to become a Parks Canada Xplorer. Free with entry.

Children’s Day Camps (Ages 6-12)

kids participating in day camps
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A unique experiential 2-day program for children ages 6-12.

  • Children spend each day dressed in historic costuming, helping with daily chores around the farm.
  • Hired hands help children learn about WR Motherwell, historic agriculture techniques and the skills needed to survive during the settlement period.
  • Activities include; period games, a traditional meal in the Stone House, ice cream and rope making, a picnic in the field,
  • looking after farm animals, learn about draft horses and more…

Activities may change without notice

Two fun-filled days your kids will love! Reserve your spot today.

July 5 & 6
July 12 & 13
July 19 & 20
July 26 & 27
August 2 & 3
August 9 & 10
August 16 & 17
August 23 & 24

Special Event, Program or Rental Fees May Apply

NEW! Little Red Hen (Children Ages 1-6)

Kids participating in the Little Red Hen program
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Do you have a little red hen aged 1 to 6 that likes to help out around the kitchen? Why don’t you and your little hens scratch around with our hired hands for a mid-day bread baking experience and learn what it takes to make a loaf of bread from start to finish. Space is limited!

Reserve your spot today.

July 14
July 28
August 4
August 18

Special Event, Program or Rental Fees May Apply

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