School Programs at Chatham Cultural Centre

Book a Field Trip

Let us help you plan and create a day of cultural education and creative play for your students. Each program can be geared toward any age group. All field trip programs meet current curriculum guidelines to complement and enhance school programs. 

  • $30 per Student Full Day Program - Pick 2 Programs*
  • $15 per Student Half Day Program - Pick 1 Program*
  • $5 per Student Add One Hour of Free Play in the Imagination Station at CK Museum
  • $5 per Student Add One Hour - Tour and Free Play in the Discovery Den at Ridge House Museum
Call 519.360.1998 or email

*Subsidy available upon request

Let us come to you! Adventures delivered straight to your classroom!

Unable to come to the Chatham-Kent Museum? Let us come to you! Outreach programs allow students to experience some of our unique hands-on learning adventures delivered straight to your classroom. All CK Museum programs travel to schools.

Imagination Station - Coming this Fall to CK Museum

New! Imagination Station

CK Museum brings to you this fall a new interactive, hands-on space where students can discover, build, create and play. Experience our Giant Lite Brite, sensory walls, and lots more. Ask how you can incorporate Imagination Station into your visit.

Duo Day Time Quest School Program

Duo Day Time Quest*

*Full Day Workshop

Oh no! You’re trapped in a time machine! Gather clues from ancient civilizations and work together to find your way back to the present. Escape before you run out of time and are trapped forever in the past. When you make it back to the safety of your school, within a few weeks await the delivery of your clay treasure (via your teacher).

The Amazing Race School Program

The Amazing Race

Can your team beat roadblocks and detours to be the first to the finish line? Solve puzzles, find artifacts, discover new skills, and work together on challenges. Races are happening around CK – take on the challenge at CK Museum, Milner Heritage House or Ridge House Museum.

*Christmas theme at Ridge House Museum December 2018 only.

Imagination Station: Full STEAM Ahead School Program

Imagination Station: Full STEAM Ahead

All aboard! Let us customize our Imagination Station to bring STEAM learning to life. Experience our Giant Lite Brite, sensory walls, and lots more as you roll through activity stations and then engage in free play.

Explore Ancient Egypt School Program

Explore Ancient Egypt

Spend the day in Ancient Egypt – write like a scribe, build pyramids, sift through desert sand to find hidden treasure, and create your own ancient Egyptian inspired fashions. End the day by mummifying a friend and visiting the CK Museum’s real Ancient Egyptian mummy. 

My Mini Museum: Museum Curators in Training School Program

My Mini Museum: Museum Curators in Training*

*Full Day Workshop

Discover what really goes on behind the scenes in museums! Uncover some tricks of the trade like how to handle artifacts and tell their stories. Finish off by creating an exhibition at CK Museum or your school. 

Got an idea?

Create Your Own Project!

Have a special workshop or content in mind for a workshop? Collaborate with us and create a program that fits YOUR specific needs. Give us a call to begin the conversation. Call 519.360.1998 or email

Cancellations And Charges

There is often a waiting list for these programs. If you must cancel, please do so at least one week prior to your confirmed booking. A cancellation fee is charged if the visit is cancelled less than one week prior to the date of the confirmed booking. The cancellation fee is equal to the expected revenue generated by your visit. This cancellation fee does not apply in the case of severe weather.


What participants have said about our programs?

  • "I have visited the Museum for 3 years in a row and each class has enjoyed it very much."
  • "Excellent job! I look forward to my visit each year."
  • "I didn't know that we had a mummy and a great program to go with it in Chatham-Kent! "