Here’s My Canada is a Canada 150 Signature project and is made possible through funding from the Government of Canada and the Bank of Montreal.
Please visit HeresMyCanada.ca for more information on how your camp can participate.
Join the over 280,000 Canadians who took the Citizenship Challenge by registering your group. Your campers can learn about Canada with free bilingual learning tools and then take the mock citizenship quiz for a chance to win great prizes like a trip to Ottawa, books and mittens!
See citizenshipchallenge.ca/teacher/register for full details and to register your group.
Take your grade 8 campers on an adventure in any of Parks Canada’s national parks, national historic sites or national marine conservation areas – for free! The My Parks Pass program provides all grade eight/secondary II- aged students free entry to all of Parks Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas for an entire year – including the summer! Check out www.myparkspass.ca for more information and to download the Parks Pass activity guide.
How much do you know about Canada? Put your campers’ Canadian knowledge to the test, and take the Canadian Citizenship Challenge for the chance to win great prizes, including a trip to Ottawa! Find out more about the Challenge at www.canadiancitizenshipchallenge.ca!
Explore the richness and diversity of Canada’s history and culture by booking a free speaker to visit your camp! Bring your community’s diversity to life by booking a visit from a Passages to Canada speaker to share their inspiring story of immigration and diversity, in person or via Skype. Visit www.PassagestoCanada.com for more info!
Book a speaker from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau, and invite a World War II veteran or active serviceman or woman to share their diverse military experiences with your campers: www.memoryproject.ca.
The Historica-Dominion Institute is the largest independent organization dedicated to history and citizenship in Canada. Its mandate is to build active and informed citizens through a greater knowledge and appreciation of the history, heritage and stories of Canada. For more information on the above programs (and many more!) visit www.historica-dominion.ca.