School programs

Fort Chambly National Historic Site

Introduce students of different grade levels to educational programs and activities to be held on site or in the classroom.

These programs bring social studies concepts to life in a stimulating learning environment.

Classroom activities: Online workshops hosted by École en réseau

Parks Canada is pleased to partner with École en réseau to present free online workshops all year long. These workshops are intended for elementary school students in cycles 1, 2 and 3, as well as high school students.
They cover various themes such as history, outdoors and conservation.

For the complete program and registration, visit the École en réseau section.* Please note that English workshops are listed after the French version on the website.

The day before each presentation, those who have signed up will receive an email with a link to join the workshop.

All presentations will be recorded and can be viewed after the original presentation date using a link provided to those that registered for the presentation.

School Program: “Defending History” guided tour

Entrance of Fort Chambly

Suggested content: Presentation of the fascinating history of Fort Chambly, built in 1711 to defend the colony, through hands-on activities involving students' creativity.

Target group: Elementary school students (2nd cycle)


  • French
  • English

Lenght of visit:

  • 2 hours
  • or 3 hours (with rally)
Download the outdoor Rally « Let's move in the Park! » (PDF, 1.1 MB) and the answers (PDF, 674 KB).

Dates: Offered in May and June

Fees: See costs per student

Before your visit

To prepare your visit to our site, listen to the Fort Chambly National Historic Site song. Download the related in-class preparatory activity. (PDF, 5 MB)

Listen to « Fort Chambly »

Lyrics and credits

Download the lyrics (PDF, 100 KB) or the score (PDF, 149 KB). (French only)

Reservations and information
450-658-1585 or 1-888-773-8888

Financial support

Experiences offered by Parks Canada are part of the culture and education resource directory (in French only). 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.

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