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Fort William Historical Park hosting March Break Day Camps


March Break Day Camp at Fort William Historical Park have returned.

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FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK

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THUNDER BAY – Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) is pleased to offer guided tours and March Break Day Camp once again.

Enjoy a guided tour of Fort William this winter. Step back in time to the 1800s and experience history through the eyes of people’s past. Discover Anishinaabe culture and fur trade heritage at Fort William, one of North America’s largest living-history sites. Guided tours of the Fort William Historic Site are available Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per person (plus HST) and youth ages 12 and under are free. Visitors must follow COVID-19 protocols, including mandatory masking and physical distancing.

Registration is now open for FWHP’s March Break Day Camp. Campers will enjoy an array of fun and exciting activities, including outdoor adventures, games, crafts, and fur trade and traditional Indigenous activities. Our March Break Day Camp runs March 14 -18, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The camp is available for youth ages 7-10 and costs $145 per person (HST included). Additional information, including COVID-19 day camp protocols and the registration form, can be found at www.fwhp.ca.

“We are pleased to be able to share elements of Canada’s culture and heritage in person with visitors once again,” said Patrick Morash, FWHP’s General Manager. “We’ve been providing virtual programs since fall 2021, in-person outdoor education programs since January and, most recently, welcomed visitors for Family Day weekend. It is a great experience reconnecting with the community, and we look forward to supporting the recovery of Northern Ontario’s tourism industry.”

“Fort William Historical Park provides visitors of all ages with an incredible opportunity – to immerse themselves in Ontario’s rich history, while learning first-hand about Indigenous traditions and culture,” said Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. “This March Break, I encourage everyone to visit Northern Ontario and experience one of the province’s unique, award-winning heritage attractions.”

For more information about FWHP’s guided tours and March Break Day Camps, visit www.fwhp.ca or call (807) 473-2344.





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