Event Dates: August 12-17, 2020
Total Cost: $2,749.00 CDN
Imagine hiking the coast of western Hudson Bay, an ancient and rugged landscape where boreal forest meets Arctic tundra. Daily walks will lead you through a wide variety of habitats, including tundra, boreal forest, inter-tidal zone, fen, beach dune, and coastal pond. Walk from Sloop’s Cove to Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site, tracing the footsteps of first peoples and early European fur traders. Included are visits to the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre and the world-famous Itsanitaq Museum, an afternoon of kayaking, and evening presentations on topics in northern ecology. And there might be a chance to see a polar bear or aurora borealis! This is our most active program, offering the full magic of a Churchill summer.
COVID-19 Note: All courses are currently being offered, pending travel restrictions due to COVID-19 being lifted. It is the participants’ responsibility to ensure they are able to travel safely to Churchill, as the travel restrictions vary with the participants’ location (from within Manitoba, within Canada, or outside Canada). The CNSC is taking safety precautions according to local, provincial, and federal guidelines. In the event of the course being postponed or cancelled, or if you are unable to travel to Churchill due to COVID-19 or other reasons, the course deposit, which is non-refundable, can be applied to a later course.