Day camp

Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site

The 1815 Fort Challenge: It’s time to play!

Tree kids rolling wood barrels on the grass
Games, races... assured fun for all!

This activity offered for day camps is a dynamic way to help kids discover history. Come to run. Come to laugh. Come to play!

The Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site is located 40 kilometres from Montreal towards South-West, on the shore of the St-Lawrence River. More than 7000 years of history are under your feet.

On the agenda:

  • An adventure in a real fort where the most curious will make exciting discoveries.
  • Players have to compete in a series of trials of which the goal is to collect as many keys as possible to increase their chances of opening the treasure chest.
  • The activity is led by Parks Canada interpretive guides.

Additional information

  • This essentially play-centred program of activities emphasizes fun, teamwork and pushing one’s limits. Which team – the blue, red, green or yellow team – will open the treasure chest?
  • Public: Kids from 6 to 12 years old (adapted course for various age groups)
  • Languages offered: French and English
  • Period: Dates for the 2023 season to be confirmed
  • Fees
    Payment by credit card, debit, billing, cheque, cash.

On-site facilities:

  • Bus drop-off area
  • Activities animated by Parks Canada interpretive guide
  • Marquee and picnic tables

Reservations and information
450-763-5631 or 1-888-773-8888


Experiences offered by Parks Canada are part of the culture and education resource directory. Financial support from the Government of Québec can be provided. For further information, please refer to the  Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur Website (French) or contact your school administration.

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