Hudson Bay Company Trade (ESL youth - adult)
A two-hour ESL program at Fort Langley National Historic Site © Parks Canada
Aboriginal, British, French-Canadian, Hawaiian and Scottish workers came together to create a successful trading operation at Fort Langley in 1827. Explore the homes of early fur traders and watch blacksmithing and barrel-making demonstrations during the two-hour program designed for students learning English as a second language. Your students will love taking photos of each other panning for gold, trying on old-fashioned costumes or standing by BC's oldest building, the Storehouse. This program is geared towards teenage and adult student groups.
- Recognise the importance of this Hudson Bay trading post in the development of Canada. Discover why this location announced the formation of British Columbia.
- Reflect on the early workers, their roles, and their relationships with First Nations of the area.
- $6.55 per person;
- 1 free chaperone per 10 students