A world of opportunity to explore and learn awaits you at Fort William Historical Park year-round!

Fort William Historical Park offers extraordinary educational opportunities for learners of all ages. Our cross-curricular education programs offer immersive experiential and sensory activities to engage your students in a memorable learning experience.

Download our new Education Program Guide

Step into the past and get connected to the people, ideas and artifacts of Fort William with unforgettable hands-on experiences that will motivate and inspire! Choose from our wide selection of programs or let us create a custom program just for you. Take an educational journey to the stars at the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory! We offer quality educational experiences year-round that highlight the many wonders of space as well as our cultural heritage.

Our programs are designed to meet the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Indigenous Studies, focusing on Anishinaabe culture, traditions and language
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), from both Indigenous and European perspectives
  • Social studies, History and Geography
  • The Arts
  • Health and Physical education, and
  • Food and nutrition.

Download our new Education Program Guide

Virtual and in-person programs are currently available. Request a booking online, call (807) 473-2344, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information or to make a booking. 

 

Summer Day Camps

Celebrate summer at Fort William Historical Park! Our new fun and exciting day camp themes will allow you to find the adventure that fits your child’s interests. Enjoy an experience you will never forget. Travel back in time to Fort William in the 1800s, explore the historic Kaministiquia River by canoe, discover local plants and animals, visit the Anishinaabe Encampment, and more!


Young Interpreter Program

Become a historic Fort William character from 1815! Learn in-depth skills for interpreting history, crafting various artisan items, interacting with visitors, and many more valuable skills. An assigned Fort William mentor will support you during this experiential journey.

Ages: 1214
Dates: July 812 | August 69
Cost: $150 (5 days) | $125 (4 days)


Garden & Animal Adventures

Find out what it takes to run Fort William’s farm and garden! Learn how to care for the animals to keep them healthy and happy and try your hand at growing vegetables and herbs!

Ages: 89
Dates: July 1519 | August 1923
Cost: $150 (5 days)


Living in the Fur Trade

Live a slice of history! Learn to live in the fur trade alongside Fort William’s inhabitants. Discover French, Scottish and Anishinaabe cultures and lifestyles.

Ages: 89
Dates: July 2226
Cost: $150 (5 days)


Skills of the Fur Trade

Find out what it takes to run Fort William’s farm and garden! Learn how to care for the animals to keep them healthy and happy and try your hand at growing vegetables and herbs!

Ages: 1012
Dates: July 29August 2
Cost: $150 (5 days)


Register Today

Download the Day Camp Registration Form

If your child/children attending the day camp have any allergies that require the use of an EpiPen or AllerJect, download the Consent for Administration of an EpiPen or AllerJect in an Anaphylactic Emergency, and submit along with the Day Camp Registration Form.

 

A world of opportunity to explore and learn awaits you at Fort William Historical Park year-round!

Fort William Historical Park offers extraordinary educational opportunities for learners of all ages. Our cross-curricular education programs offer immersive experiential and sensory activities to engage your students in a memorable learning experience.

Download our new Education Program Guide

Step into the past and get connected to the people, ideas and artifacts of Fort William with unforgettable hands-on experiences that will motivate and inspire! Choose from our wide selection of programs or let us create a custom program just for you. Take an educational journey to the stars at the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory! We offer quality educational experiences year-round that highlight the many wonders of space as well as our cultural heritage.

Our programs are designed to meet the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Indigenous Studies, focusing on Anishinaabe culture, traditions and language
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), from both Indigenous and European perspectives
  • Social studies, History and Geography
  • The Arts
  • Health and Physical education, and
  • Food and nutrition.

Download our new Education Program Guide

Virtual and in-person programs are currently available. Request a booking online, call (807) 473-2344, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information or to make a booking. 

 

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