Boy Scouts of America Programs

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Scouts! Earn badges through an unforgettable adventure at Fort William Historical Park.

Embark upon an epic adventure following the routes of the historic voyageurs! Get into period costumes and begin experiencing what voyageur life was like at Fort William centuries ago in 1816. Earn badges during an unforgettable experience at the world’s largest fur trade post!

Fort William Historical Park offers a variety of unique and exciting cultural heritage-based programs that fulfill badge requirements, including Indian lore, period crafts, and firing a muzzle-loading rifle to familiar themes involving archaeology, orienteering, animal science, and forestry. You will also find a host of badge programs available at our state-of-the-art astronomy centre. Also offered are modern overnight facilities that ensure a comfortable stay for your group, as well as outdoor heritage options dependent upon group size.

Explore Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. We’re within easy reach---just a short 45-minute drive by coach or car from the international border, with several connecting flights from major airports. And we’re open year-round!

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Earn badges at our state-of-the-art astronomy centre!

Using one of the largest telescopes in Central Canada, groups can view and learn about the make-up of the Universe including its composition, space radiation, and more. They will be able to fully understand the physical laws that keep our Universe together while observing these phenomena first hand. This program will allow Scouts to earn their respective astronomy related badges.

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Please call 807-473-2344 for more information or email inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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