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This year Grade 8/Secondary 2 classes were asked to make a one-minute video about one of Parks Canada’s many sites. Many amazing entries were submitted, making it very difficult for the judges to pick this year’s winners. Congratulations to everyone who entered.  

Grand Prize:



Caledonia Regional High School of Hillsborough, New Brunswick 

Ms. Doucet’s creative grade 8 students from Caledonia Regional High School of Hillsborough, New Brunswick will be going on an once-in-a-lifetime trip to explore La Mauricie National Park and the historic sites of Québec City. Their creative and engaging video highlighted the natural and cultural beauty of Fundy National Park, ensuring that all viewers finished watching with more knowledge of the Park as well as a smile on their face. Congratulations for a job very well done!




Runner-up Prizes: 

Val Marie School in Val Marie in Saskatchewan

Students from Val Marie School in Val Marie, Saskatchewan showed us the wonder and excitement that can be experienced at Grasslands National Park. From protecting wildlife to learning about important historical events, these students highlighted all that this park has to offer.

Lawrence Grassi Middle School of Canmore, in Alberta

Banff National Park has captured the attention of millions of visitors, including the grade 8 students of Lawrence Grassi Middle School of Canmore, Alberta. They showed viewers exactly what draws people to the first National Park in Canada and its importance to Canadians.

Shaughnessy Park School of Winnipeg in Manitoba

Shaughnessy Park School of Winnipeg, Manitoba taught viewers the important role that Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site played in developing the Canada that we know today. This highly informative video was executed well and brought history back to life. 

Honourable Mentions 

The judges of Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest are pleased to recognize this year’s five honourable mentions.

RSS Socials from Robert Service School in Dawson City, YK

8G from Jack Chambers Public School in London, ON

Gr. 8 from Immaculate Conception Elementary School in Peterborough, ON

Anticosti from École Saint-Joseph in Port-Menier, QC

Hum 8 from Queen Elizabeth High School in Calgary, AB





About La Mauricie National Park

La Mauricie National Park is a huge 536 kmplayground! GO

About Québec City national historic sites

The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site invites you to discover the rich military history of Québec City. GO


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