Day Camps and Education

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

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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.

Programs Include:

  • Active, hands-on learning 
  • Interdisciplinary learning across the curriculum
  • Virtual Education Programs

Our skilled facilitators help participants achieve their learning goals through hands-on activities that make learning fun! 

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Download or browse our Observatory Experience Guide or Education Program Guide to learn more about these programs. Our goal is to meet your students’ learning needs, so if you’re looking for something not listed here, call (807) 473-2344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about a custom program for your class.

Note: New 2022 Education Guide coming soon!