In the company of a Parks Canada guide, discover Christmas of yesteryear with Santa Claus.

In the magic of a Christmas of yesteryear, students will have the chance to discover how families were celebrating Christmas in Old Quebec.

Through interactive workshops, students will meet Santa Claus and make Christmas decorations of the 19th century. The beautiful traditional tale of the gingerbread man will also be told.


Through this program, we want to contribute to the achievement of preschool competencies:

Competency: 

  • Build your comprehension of the world

Key features of the competency:

  • Demonstrate interest and curiosity for history

We also want to contribute to the achievement of the first cycle of primary education:

Competency: 

  • Build your representation of space, time and society

Key features of the competency:

  • To evoke facts of the daily life of yesterday and today
  • Compare social realities of yesterday and today


Dates December 5, 12 and 19 2019
  • 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or
  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Please contact us for more information.
Phone: 418 648-7016
Email: pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca

 

Price

Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as school programs and guided tours.

$4.90 per kid or student

Details
  • Location: Artillery Park - Dauphine Redoubt
  • Duration: 120 minutes (three activities of 30 minutes)
  • Ideal for: Kindergarten and elementary school, cycle 1
  • Languages: This activity is offered in English and in French
  • Reservations: Reservations are required for the activity - please refer to the Reservations tab
  • Capacity: We will be happy to discuss with you and to offer solutions that meet your needs, depending on availability and school programs offered at our other national historic sites. Do not hesitate to contact us at 418 648-7016 or at pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca for more information.
  • Note: Price subject to change in 2020 / 2021
  • Additional note(s): Lunch area available (inside or outside), based on availability and upon reservation
Reservations

Reservations required for school groups.

Please contact us for more information and/or to make a reservation. 
Phone : 418 648-7016
Email : pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca

Travel trade
  • Price: $4.90 per kid or student
  • Ideal for: Kindergarten and elementary school, cycle 1
    Suitable for small and large groups
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Languages: This activity is offered in English and in French
  • Reservations: Reservations are required for the activity - please refer to the Reservations tab
  • Capacity: We will be happy to discuss with you and to offer solutions that meet your needs, depending on availability and school programs offered at our other national historic sites. Do not hesitate to contact us at 418 648-7016 or at pc.reservationslhnfq-fqnhsreservations.pc@canada.ca for more information.
  • Note: Price subject to change in 2020 / 2021

Grant

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.