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Grand Prize!

Did you know that this year is both Canada’s 150th birthday and the 100th anniversary of national historic sites in Canada? To highlight these anniversaries, this year’s grand prize is a 5-day, all-expenses paid school trip to Parks Canada places in Nova Scotia including a visit to Canada’s first national historic site, Fort Anne!From June 5-9, 2017 one luck grade 8/secondary 2 class will go on a trip of a lifetime! Students will:

  • Explore the beautiful landscape and experience Mi’kmaq culture in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
  • Carefully handle artifacts on a white glove at Fort Anne National Historic Site
  • Discover the haunted tunnels and chambers of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
  • Visit with Samuel de Champlain himself at Port Royal National Historic site
  • Uncover the tragic and powerful Acadian history at the UNESCO World Heritage and National Historic Site, Grand-Pré
  • And so much more!

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It’s easy! Sign up to compete in the contest by completing the online registration. 

Then have your class create a one-minute video telling us which Parks Canada place they would like to visit to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. 

Contest registration opens on September 19th, 2016. Upload the video by February 27, 2017. Vote for your favourite video and encourage others to vote for yours from March 6-March 24, 2017. 

Want to know all of the amazing prizes you are competing for? Click here for more information on all of this year's prizes.  

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with Parks Canada and the My Parks Pass Partners. Register for Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest today!



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