Sample Algonquin lodge based program for school group
Pick up from your school or rendezvous at the Voyageur Quest Canoe Outpost at the northwest corner of Algonquin Park. Take an interpretative hike to Music Lake featuring an introduction to the Algonquin park transition forest, beaver ponds, and spruce bogs. Picnic lunch at Music Lake before hiking to Surprise Lake where a 26-foot Voyageur Canoe waits. Enjoy a leisurely paddle as we "island hop" our way down the lake and arrive via canoe at the Algonquin Log Cabin. Relax, swim or take a sauna. Canadian dinner followed by a night hike or paddle focusing on the voices of Algonquin.
Morning guided hike to beaver pond and up to a Lookout Bluff overlooking Algonquin Lakes. Return for lunch back at the Log Cabin. Afternoon to relax, explore Surprise Lake on your own, or take part in a traditional Canadian lore workshop (make your own Canadian memory) and bush craft/wood skills. Late afternoon paddle to campfire point for sunset, bonfire and dinner. After dinner, learn all about the northern sky. Night paddle back to Algonquin Log Cabin.
Sunrise canoe in search of Moose and beaver lodges. Take advantage of ideal photography opportunities. Cook out maple syrup breakfast. Return to Lodge for Canadian BBQ lunch, swim and sauna. Depart by 4pm.
Voyageur Quest works with your school to help develop a program specifically for your student population.
All itineraries are 100% customizable.
Additional options include:
* Overnight paddle and camping trip
* Algonquin Fresh Air Challenge
* Native Culture workshops