The French Governor invites you to enter his magnificent residence, the Château Saint-Louis. Participate in a role-playing game to learn about the importance of the Sovereign Council, the diplomatic function of the Governor General in New France and his relationship with First Nations. Discover Forts and Châteaux Saint-Louis located under the Dufferin Terrace while taking part in the Governor's diplomatic dinner.


Topics relating to the Quebec provincial curriculum:
Canadian society in New France around 1645

  • To understand the organization of a society in its territory
  • To situate the society in space and time
    • St. Lawrence Valley and Great Lakes
    • Political realities: decision-making, roles and powers of leaders
  • To interpret change in a society and its territory
 Canadian society in New France around 1745
  • To understand the organization of a society in its territory
    • St. Lawrence Lowlands and Great Lakes, Ohio and Mississippi valleys to Louisiana
  • To understand elements of society that affect land use planning
    • Population characteristics: distribution, composition, approximate numbers
    • Political realities: decision-making, roles and powers of leaders, institutions
  • To understand the influence of personalities and impact of events on social and territorial organization

Activity package This activity is also available as a package with another activity at the huron-wendat Museum. Learn more about the Package - An encounter with Onontiïo
 
Dates

Available in 2022
May to October

Please contact us for more information.
Phone: 418 648-7016
Email: reservations.fortifications@pc.gc.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.

See prices
Combo with huron-wendat Museum : $18.12 per student

Details
  • Location:Frontenac Kiosk - Dufferin Terrace
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Ideal for: Elementary school, cycle 2
  • 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 reservations.fortifications@pc.gc.ca for more information.
  • Note: Price subject to change in 2022
Reservations

Reservations required for school groups.

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

Travel trade
  • Ideal for: Elementary school, cycle 2
  • 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 reservations.fortifications@pc.gc.ca> for more information.
  • Note: Price subject to change in 2023

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.