Fur Trade Survival in the Boreal Forest

Learn survival skills inspired by Indigenous Peoples and the Europeans who worked and lived in the boreal forest during the fur trade era. Discover how they used their natural surroundings to build shelter, harvest food, keep warm, and navigate the vast wilderness.

Curriculum Links:

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Science & Technology
  • Social Studies, History & Geography

Grade Suitability: 4+

Availability: September to June


Virtual: 45 minutes

In person: 1.5 hours

Cost (+HST): 

Virtual: $135 per class

In person: $6 per student