French Canadian Cultural Snowshoe Trek

Last updated on
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Program Description

Embark on a snow filled journey with one of our French speaking Guides as you learn about the history of snowshoeing & Canadian Culture. Learn how to make homemade Maple Toffee in the snow and enjoy a sample as you snowshoe through beautiful trails around Hemlock Valley. Educational and fun for all ages!

Big Ideas
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Knowing what we enjoy doing and knowing about our opportunities to participate in those activities helps us develop an active lifestyle.
  • Looking for information in multiple sources provides different points of view and enriches knowledge and vocabulary.
  • The themes of a narrative emerge from the situations characters experience and the way they respond to those situations.
  • Improving communication skills in a language helps us define ourselves and affirm our ideas.
  • Language is a cultural tool, the common thread of knowledge and values.
  • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
  • Each culture has traditions and ways of celebrating.
  • Listening and viewing with intent helps us acquire French.
  • Creative works allow us to experience culture in an authentic way.
  • Stories give us unique ways to interpret and share knowledge, thoughts, and feelings.
  • We can have meaningful conversations about things that are important to us in French.
  • Expressing oneself and engaging in conversation in French requires courage and risk taking.
  • Experiencing the creative works of another culture promotes an understanding of one’s own culture.
  • Sharing our feelings, opinions, and beliefs in French contributes to our identity as a French speaker.
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    Sasquatch Mountain Resort provides 1 complimentary package for a chaperone for every 10 students booked. Base treks along our cross country trails are 2 hours for $32 or we offer an 3 hour Alpine trek that takes participants up the chairlift to explore the backcountry terrain for only $45. All packages are inclusive of guides, lift or trail tickets, snowshoe rentals and applicable taxes.

    Additional Notes

    2 hour treks available departing at 10am and 12:30pm. Minimum 10 people required to receive group rates. Can accommodate up to 40 students in one session!

    Add on an afternoon of tubing for only $20 more!