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A visit to the Saskatchewan Legislative Building is a great way to help students learn about democracy.

We currently offer 3 school programs:

1. Little Legislators Scavenger Hunt: 40-60 minutes, Pre-K to Grade 3

In this immersive program, each student will receive a scavenger hunt and search for Saskatchewan symbols, and important people and objects in the Legislative Building. Students will learn about what government does in the building, monarchy connections, treaty maps and Indigenous leaders in Saskatchewan, and more.

This program requires a minimum chaperone ratio of 1 to 10.

Please use this form to book your school group visit

2. Two-Hour Enhanced In-Session Tour: 2 hours, Grades 4 to 12

Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the function of the Legislative Building and of the elected members of the Assembly, and have the opportunity to ask their school’s MLA questions about what they see and learn in the Chamber.

Includes:

- 30-minute tour of the Legislative Building
- Introduction in the Chamber by the school’s MLA
- Observing the proceedings of the Assembly
- Meeting and group photo with your school’s MLA

The Two-Hour Enhanced In-Session Tour is only available when the Assembly is in session. For this program, please refer to the parliamentary calendar to select a date when the Assembly will be sitting, then please use this form to book your school group visit.

3. Standard School Tour: 30 minutes, all grades

Our 30-minute tour, tailored to your students’ grade level. Learn the history of the building, government, the Westminster Parliamentary tradition, and more.

Please use this form to book your school group visit

 
Note:
MLAs do not arrange school visits. Parliamentary Education and Heritage coordinates all programming.

Occasionally, program schedules may need to be altered depending on Assembly business.

 

Preparing For Your Visit

To help your class prepare for the program, you may want to have your students write a few questions that they can ask their MLA during their visit.

Find your school's constituency 

Learn about your school's MLA by reading their biography

Seating plan in the Chamber

The Role of an MLA 

Election of an MLA

How Laws Are Made 

Teacher Resources 

Arrival

  • Please arrive five to ten minutes prior to your booked time. There is limited space in the building entrance to accommodate groups that arrive earlier.

  • Please enter the Legislative Building through the Prince of Wales entrance, west of the main front doors.

  • Please report to the Security desk before bringing your group inside. Teachers, group leaders, and other accompanying adults will be asked to submit photo ID in exchange for a visitor pass. The photo ID will be returned when exiting the building. Building access and security

  • Please leave student backpacks and any large items in your vehicle, if possible.

Conduct 

The Legislative Building is a working office building. Teachers, group leaders, and chaperones must take full responsibility for the conduct of the group while they are in the building. Please ensure that your group is aware of this, and that they are as quiet as possible while here.

While on tour:

•  photos are permitted

•  cell phones should not be used except to take photos

•  audio-visual recording is not permitted

•  selfie sticks and tripods are not permitted

•  food and drinks are not permitted

While seated in the Chamber:

•  headgear must be removed, except for religious wear or uniforms

•  cameras and electronic devices are not permitted

•  cell phones must be turned off and kept out of sight

•  visitors must remain quiet, and not participate in the proceedings (e.g. no clapping or waving)

•  visitors should rise for the Speaker’s Parade and prayer, and be seated for the remainder of the time

Cafeteria

If your group would like to have snacks or a meal while visiting the Legislative Building, please contact the Centre Cafe, which is located on the building's lower level. 306 787 9697

Questions?

Call us at 306 787 5358