Simcoe County Museum

By Ms. Courtemanche, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Cooke
The grade fives travelled to Simcoe County Museum last Thursday to participate in the program called "Two Cultures, One Trade."  Students explored a variety of hands-on activities that connected to the current unit of study in Social Studies.
Students worked in groups to complete an orienteering task that mimicked the path that early fur traders had to travel. Students also had the opportunity to bake and eat bannock by the fire. We were able to hold and look at a variety of Indigenous artifacts and furs. Such an amazing day of learning and exploring.

Land Acknowledgment

The Country Day School wishes to recognize and acknowledge the land on which the school operates. Our nearest Indigenous Nations are now the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Chippewas of Georgina Island. The Dish with One Spoon Wampum covenant is often cited as an example of the shared responsibility for caring for these lands among the Huron-Wendat, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples who would call these their traditional territories. CDS respects the relationship with these lands and recognizes that our connection to this land can be strengthened by our continued relationship with all First Nations, by acknowledging our shared responsibility to respect and care for the land and waters for future generations.

School Information

13415 Dufferin Street King, Ontario L7B 1K5 
(905) 833-1220

Founded in 1972, The Country Day School is a co-educational private school offering programs in JK-12 and located on 100 acres north of Toronto in King.