Day 2 of Provincial Heritage Fair is already over. The day started out with wake up calls ad breakfast before loading buses to go to Hat Creek Historic Ranch.

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On the way to the ranch, the group stopped to take a group photo at the beautiful Kamloops Lake lookout.

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When we arrived at the ranch the students were separated into 4 groups according to delegations to rotate between activities.

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One of the activities that the students had was that they got a tour of the Native site and learned many different things from smoking food to pit houses.

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Another activity was drum making were the students made miniature replicas of First Nations drums.

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For a third activity the students got a tour of the original Roadhouse at Hat Creek and learned what life would have been like for miners and the people living in the small community.

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The last activity students got to do was going on a stage coach ride around the ranch and then pan for gold and river rubies like real miners. DSCF1123[1]DSCF1125[1]DSCF1128[1]DSCF1131[1]

After their first two activities, the students had lunch of Subway sandwiches.

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To finish of the time at the Ranch, we played a game of Wolf’s tail.

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The delegations then boarded the buses for Ashcroft. There were two activities in Ashcroft. The first was at the Ashcroft museum where the students had a scavenger hunt.

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The other activity was pictures and exploring the community heritage park.

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The buses then left for Logan Lake for a barbeque and on the way stopped at the viewpoint overlooking the Copper Pit Mine.

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The bus rides were spent playing games, singing songs and trading pins.

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At Logan Lake we had a barbeque and then left to go back to Kamloops.

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Once back we change into bathing suits and went over to the swimming pool.

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Then back to the hotel and bed time, bringing an end to another glorious day at Heritage Fair.

 

Author: Margaret

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