Online Workshops

Lachine Canal National Historic Site

École en réseau

Parks Canada's Learn-to Camp team is pleased to join École en réseau in bringing a series of free virtual workshops to classrooms across the country throughout the school year.

Winter Readiness – December 6, 2023

Groupe d'enfants portant des raquettes, assis sur un banc par une belle journée d'hiver.
Follow our expert advices and get ready for winter.

Before venturing out into the cold, make sure you dress appropriately. Our Learn-to Camp team will help you prepare yourself before enjoying your favorite winter activities.

To participate to the Winter Readiness activity, you must register on the École en réseau website now!


Tracking Wildlife – January 10, 2024

Become a expert at interpreting the various tracks left by winter wildlife.

In this interactive activity, Parks Canada's Learn-to Camp team will provide you with some tips and tricks to help you better identify the footprints, scat and other tracks left by winter wildlife. Are you ready for a little hike in the woods?

To participate to the Tracking Wildlife activity, you must register your class via the École en réseau website now!


Learn-to Bird – April 17, 2024

Join us for an exciting birdwatching workshop! With the Parks Canada guides, you will discover the natural habitats of different bird species and learn to identify them using clues you can see and hear.

During this workshop, you will not only have the chance to admire beautiful bird species, but you will also discover their essential importance within ecosystems and how you can contribute to their protection. It is the perfect way to enjoy the splendor of nature and deepen your understanding of your environment.

To participate to the Learn-to Bird activity, you must register your class via the École en réseau website now!


Lachine Canal, cradle of industrialization – May 8, 2024

Redpath Sugar Archives, 1897

Called "Smokey Valley" by locals in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Lachine Canal today reveals its history. As a cornerstone of industrialization in Canada, this waterway played a central role in Montreal's urban development and economy until its closure in the late 1950s. Discover this incredible journey with the help of the Parks Canada team.

To participate to the Lachine Canal, cadle of industrialization activity, you must register your class via the École en réseau website now!

Please note that the École en Réseau website is only available in French. However, all of the presentations listed on this page will be given in both official languages. Registration and information is available in english via the links of each activity. You can also contact us at

Book your online workshop with us

Membre de l'équipe de Parcs Canada, expliquant à allumer un feu de camps à un groupe d'enfants.

In order to continue our mission to pass on our passion for the outdoors, our Learn-to Camp team will offer online workshops on a wide range of topics.

For more information or to book for your group or organization, contact us.

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