2020 Self Led Activities

Our events may be cancelled, but that doesn't mean your visit to Huble Homestead has to be any less enjoyable!

We plan to offer visitors a different treasure hunt every week, and new self-led activities every weekend for the entire summer!

Every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy different self-guided activities that will help you explore the site and enhance your enjoyment of the homestead. 

Check out the October calendar, and don't forget about the geocaches you can find!

Activities are included with an admission donation - check in at the General Store to pick up your envelope of supplies! If you'd prefer, you can also print out the corresponding activity sheet prior to your visit - downloads are available below.

Admission to the Huble Homestead is by donation. Your donations are put towards programming, collections, and site maintenance. The suggested donation is:

 

Adults - $5.00

Children and Seniors - $3.00

Family - $10.00

 

Your donations help us provide affordable activities at events and maintain the historic site.

We also acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia for this public program.

A new visitor to Huble Homestead? Find out what to expect!

October

 

Available All Hours

The site might be closed, but you can still take on fall leaves treasure hunt! Download the resources below, and use the information to find all of the orange leaves at the homestead!

TREASURE HUNT | BROCHURE

October 3 - 4

The Portage Game - Check in at the General Store to take on the role of an explorer, guide, homesteader, or prospector, and receive a list of items to find around the homestead! Once you have found the locations of the items, you will tear off a piece of paper to prove you found it, and collect all six. Once completed, you'll make your way back to the store to receive your prize! Download the role you wish to take on below, and come prepared!

EXPLORER | GUIDE | HOMESTEADER | PROSPECTOR

 

October 10 - 11

The Great Pumpkin Hunt - This Thanksgiving themed treasure hunt will have you searching the grounds for pumpkins - the clues on these gourds will have groups learning about how the Huble family would have prepared for this festive occasion on the homestead! Once finished, you can receive your prize from the General Store.

TREASURE HUNT | BROCHURE

 

Previous Months

June

 

June 1 - 7

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize! 

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

June 8 - 14

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

Huble 'Birdwatching' - There are plenty of real birds to look at Huble Homestead, but this self led hunt will have you exploring the homestead to find twelve different birds. Keep your eyes open! Each bird will have a word with it; fill out the sheet with all twelve, and turn in your completed work for a prize at the General Store!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

June 15 - 21

Father's Day Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, bring Dad out for this special themed treasure hunt to celebrate him! Solve the clues to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize! This hunt will be available all week in case you want to get a jump on Father's Day!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

Animal Tracking Activity - Just like the birds, there is a lot of wildlife around the homestead! Find the tracks to ten different animals and birds around the homestead, and write down where you find each of them! Once you have successfully found every set, take your completed sheet to the General Store for a prize!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

June 22 - 28

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

Sherlock 'Saturday' - This self guided event for the budding sleuth will be available from Friday to Sunday! Quickly becoming a visitor favourite, this activity will lead participants to different spots and buildings throughout the site, as they work to find a treasure by using their eyes, not their hands, to find and examine clues.  Don't worry - you can still take notes! 

Please note that if you have done this activity before that it has been modified to allow for reduced direct contact with items. 

June 29 & 30

Dominion Day Passport - Using an itinerary, explorers will make their way around the site, finding the different provinces and going for a trip across the country! Once completed, travelers can make their way to the General store for a prize, and keep the passport!

Download the itinerary by clicking the link above - passports available in the General Store. 

July

 

July 1 - 5

Dominion Day Passport - Using an itinerary, explorers will make their way around the site, finding the different provinces and going for a trip across the country! Once completed, travelers can make their way to the General Store for a prize, and keep the passport!

Download the itinerary by clicking the link above - passports available in the General Store. 

Dominion Day Treasure Hunt - Using a brochure, and your wits, solve clues to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize! 

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

A to Z - Explore the historic site and pay attention to your surroundings as you try to find an item or building for every letter of the alphabet! The more you fill out, the bigger the prize!

Download the hunt by clicking the link above and get started upon your arrival on site! 

July 6 - 12

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

What Doesn't Belong - Explore the buildings and displays of the historic, and keep your eyes peeled for items that don't belong! The Huble family lived on the homestead in 1910, but this weekend we'll be adding in things that wouldn't have existed back then - let's see how savvy you are when it comes to technology!

July 13 - 19

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

I Spy - Another activity to test your eyes! Get a list of items that have been hidden throughout the historic site, and see if you can find where all of them are! 

July 20 - 26

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Scavenger 'Saturday'-   This self-guided event for will be available from Friday to Sunday, and will challenge visitors to not only find a list of items, but complete a list of tasks! 

Please note that if you have done this activity before that it has been modified to allow for reduced direct contact with communal items.

July 27 - 31

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Then & Now - Compare the differences between the way the Huble family lived in the early 1900s, and how we live today! Participants will receive a booklet to fill out that will highlight the many changes to technology and ways of life!

August

 

August 1 - 2

Then & Now - Compare the differences between the way the Huble family lived in the early 1900s, and how we live today! Participants will receive a booklet to fill out that will highlight the many changes to technology and ways of life!

Booklets available in the General Store. 

August 3 - 9

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Then & Now - Compare the differences between the way the Huble family lived in the early 1900s, and how we live today! Participants will receive a booklet to fill out that will highlight the many changes to technology and ways of life!

Booklets available in the General Store. 

August 10 - 16

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

What Doesn't Belong - Explore the buildings and displays of the historic, and keep your eyes peeled for items that don't belong! The Huble family lived on the homestead in 1910, but this weekend we'll be adding in things that wouldn't have existed back then - let's see how savvy you are when it comes to technology!

August 17 - 23

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Spot the Differences - Explore the buildings of the historic site, and see if you can spot the differences between the photographs provided to you, and the display itself! Does that doll belong in this room? Do those shoes belong in the office? This will be a true test for the detail oriented folks in your life! 

August 24 - 30

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

Sherlock 'Saturday' - This self guided event for the budding sleuth will be available from Friday to Sunday! Quickly becoming a visitor favourite, this activity will lead participants to different spots and buildings throughout the site, as they work to find a treasure by using their eyes, not their hands, to find and examine clues.  Don't worry - you can still take notes! 

Please note that if you have done this activity before that it has been modified to allow for reduced direct contact with items. 

August 31 - September 3

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

September

September 1 - 7

The Great Potato Hunt - In honour of our favourite vegetable, as well as our cancelled Potato Festival event, this spud-tacular hunt will take you to different areas around the homestead and have you learning new facts about this humble root vegetable! 

DOWNLOAD

Spot the Spud - We're keeping the potato theme alive for the weekend, with this fun activity that will have you scouring the displays for hidden potatoes, and the letter clue they hold! Once you've found all the tubers, unscramble the letters, and claim your prize!

DOWNLOAD

September 12 - 13

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, solve the riddles to find the locations listed on the treasure hunt! Each location has a letter - write them down, then unscramble them to form a phrase. Once completed, head to the General Store to get your prize!

This scavenger hunt can also be done while the site is closed; just download the brochure and sheet from the links below to get started!

TREASURE HUNT | BROCHURE

September 19 - 20

Self Guided Treasure Hunt - Using a map, a brochure, and your wits, look for the orange leaves, and follow the clues to find the next location! These leaves will get you in the mood for fall! 

This scavenger hunt can also be done while the site is closed; just download the brochure and sheet from the links below to get started!

TREASURE HUNT | BROCHURE

September 26 - 27

Scavenger 'Saturday' - This self-guided event for will be available Saturday and Sunday, and will challenge visitors to not only find a list of items, but complete a list of tasks! 

SCAVENGER HUNT | I SPY

*Please note that if you have done this activity before that it has been modified to allow for reduced direct contact with communal items.