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Paddlers and Partners (Grade 7, 8, 9: Social Studies)


The fur trade was more than jolly voyageurs collecting beaver pelts in their birch bark canoes. However, they were essential to this industry. Would you have what it takes to become a voyageur? Experience the complex interplay of international power politics, high finance, and cross cultural trade. Profits may have driven the world’s oldest surviving corporation, but the trade was only possible by the partnerships that different classes and cultures forged themselves.

  • Cost per program: $160.00

  • Class size: Maximum of 30 students

  • Ratio: 1 supervisor / 10 students

  • Program times: 9:30am - 11:30am or 12:00pm to 2:00pm

  • Program dates: October 17 - November 21, 2019 & January 20 - April 24, 2020

  • Download the 2019/2020 booking request form