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Event Dates: March 12-March 17, 2020

Total Cost: 1735.00 CDN

Experience an exhilarating subarctic adventure and embrace the natural beauty of Churchill in winter. Explore an amazing environment where Gray Jays lay their eggs at nearly 40 degrees below zero and wood frogs freeze solid, only to thaw again with the coming of spring. Dig beneath the snow for signs of a secret world where lemmings scurry along vast tunnel systems and shrews weighing less than a dime forage for insects. Course participants will build two traditional snow dwellings (igloo and quinzhee) with guidance from skilled locals. You can even sleep in them if you like! A traditional dog sled ride through the forest, snow sampling with a CNSC researcher, and a snowmobile ride onto the sea ice of Hudson Bay round out this truly unique experience. At the end of the day, a hot meal, a warm bed and the glow of the northern lights await.