The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site offers a variety of interactive youth programs and activities inside a unique heritage setting. Our guided programs offer kids of all ages an opportunity to explore, learn, share and have fun! Each program costs $7.40 per youth (min. 10), including taxes.
Day Camps / Out of School Care (ages 6 to 12)
Cannery Quest is a fun and interactive experience for youth 6 to 12. Stepping away from the traditional curriculum-based learning, this program includes: A Journey Through Time (15 minute film), a Canning Line tour, scavenger hunt and games. Students and youth will enjoy being immersed in and engaged by our rich history. (90 minutes)
English Language Learners-ELL (ages 8 to 17)
Visit a Parks Canada National Historic Site and learn about how canning salmon on Canada’s West Coast is an important part of our history. Students will learn about the salmon life-cycle, tour the historic salmon canning line, and learn about people who immigrated here from all over the world to work in this industry. Tours are interactive and can be adapted to various ages and English language levels. (60-90 minutes)
The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic site is the perfect site to immerse your Unit in our local heritage, through interactive and thought-provoking program. The site is conveniently located within a 20-minute transit ride to the Richmond Guide House. We can help develop your Unit’s Own activity towards a program area; the following programs are recommended based on age. (60-90 minutes)
- Sea to Me Program – Our Shared Planet (theme within Into the Outdoors)
- Fishy Business Program – Our Shared Planet (theme within Into the Outdoors)
- Cannery Stories Program – Local Communities or Canadian Connections (theme Connect and Question)
- Discovery Tour (90 min) – Local Communities or Canadian Connections (theme Connect and Question)
To book your program, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org tel 604.664.9234 or fill out the form below.