Historica Canada is the largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship. Their programs, all of which are offered bilingually, reach more than eight million Canadians annually.
Looking for some free programming resources for your campers? Explore Canada’s natural and cultural history with free programs for youth offered by The Historica-Dominion Institute.
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.