Fur Trade Survival in the Boreal Forest

Come learn how the voyageurs and Indigenous peoples of British North America used their natural surroundings to find and build shelter, harvest food, keep warm and navigate the vast wilderness of the fur trade. Participants will learn hands on survival skills inspired by the peoples who worked and lived in the Boreal Forest during the fur trade era.

Grade 1-12

  • Physical Education

Grade 4-8

  • Science and Technology

Grade 5

  • Heritage and Identity

Grade 7

  • History

Grade 7-8

  • Geography

Grade 9

  • Expressing Indigenous Cultures
  • Biology

Grade 10

  • Indigenous Peoples in Canada


  • 1.5 hours, $6.00 / student