Fur Trade Paddling School
June 21-28, 2017
Fur Trade Paddle School Events were offered at the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site as complimentary activities for students to coincide with the Canada 150 Voyageurs Rendezvous.
Join Jim and Doreen Guilloux as they take you on a voyage explaining the significance of the canoe on Canada’s history and culture. This 6 part video series will explore the canoe’s dynamic past and present through the wondrous tales of two of Alberta’s most experienced paddlers. Learn about what life was like for a voyageur paddling his way on the rivers, learn about the great 1967 canoe race and what it meant to Canadians and explore how you can become a canoe aficionado today! Videos will be posted to (www.voyageursrendezvous.ca/paddlingschool). The first video will be released on June 21st. Make sure to stay tuned for this amazing series!