School Programs


Entertaining and interactive

Students will create using primary sources. Hands on learning so you can touch and see local artifacts. History has never been so fun!

To Book a Program

Call (905) 623-2734 or send an email Amy Barron, Program Coordinator

Book one program, or plan to spend the day with us. Full programming combines your choice of two programs with use of our lunch room.

It’s easy – all you’ll need is :

  • · Name of program you are interested in
  • · Preferred date for booking
  • · Grade level or age
  • · Approximate Number of participants
  • · Contact name, email and phone number

You will receive a ‘confirmation of booking” package through email shortly after arranging your program Your program booking is tentative until confirmation has been made. Please review package to confirm details including time and location.

See you soon!


Clarke SchoolhouseLocated at 7086 Old Kirby Rd. in Kirby; is a historic one-room schoolhouse with a blacksmith shop and outdoor displays of agricultural equipment. This site also offers changing exhibits related to local history.  Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre: Located at 62 Temperance St. in downtown Bowmanville; acts our our administrative hub and hosts a in-house and travelling exhibits year round.  Waverley PlaceLocated at 37 Silver St. in downtown Bowmanville; is an Edwardian style home set to the period of 1901 to 1930. This site is home to many of our community events, hosts changing exhibits on local history and has a permanent gallery reflecting camp 30 and the early settlers of Clarington.