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When: June 27th 2024 at 9:30
Where: Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site of Canada
Site 127 Comp 6 RR4 Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 2A4
Cost: $17/student
Participants may stay to enjoy the Park at no extra cost after the event. Parents attend free as chaperones.

Join Métis Elders and interpreters in the Métis camp at the National Historic Site in Rocky Mountain House to learn about the history of the Métis people, the fur trade, the buffalo hunt, and Métis culture. Try traditional finger weaving and learn to jig!

Please arrive at the Visitor Centre at the National Historic Site in Rocky Mountain House at 9:45am. Our Interpreters will greet you there. The Program runs from 10:00am until Noon and will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Participants should have footwear appropriate for jigging (dancing). In case of inclement weather, the program will be offered in the Visitor Centre.

Our Métis Elders and Interpreters will lead all programs and activities, however, teachers and chaperones will remain responsible for student discipline.

The Visitor Centre features an exhibit, gift shop, and washroom facilities. A limited selection of snacks and drinks are available. Please have participants bring a bagged lunch. Picnic areas are available on site. Please remember that all facilities may be shared with other groups and the general public.

Our encampment has a first aid kit and a radio, but not all our staff are First Aid certified.

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Event Date Thursday, 27 Jun, 2024
Event End Date Thursday, 27 Jun, 2024
Cut off date Friday, 21 Jun, 2024
Spots available 16
Price $17 per student

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