Fur Trade Paddling School
Fur Trade Paddle School Events were offered at the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site from June 21 to July 1, 2017 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!
Video 1: Fur Trade Paddle School Part 1
Video 2: Big Race of 1967
Video 3: Paddling, Portaging and Pageantry
Video 4: Reenacting the Centennial Canoe Race
Video 5: Our Canoe Experiences
Video 6: Enjoying the Marvels of Canoeing