Educational Activities

Educational Activities

To increase awareness of the role of the governor general of Canada and to provide students with a school outing in the beautiful City of Québec, the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec offers activities that are sure to please young visitors.

All of our activities are free of charge.

The schedule of activities may change without notice to accommodate official ceremonies.

On Her Excellency’s Secret Service (School Program)

April to June and September to October

Duration: 60 minutes

This activity is based on the famous Clue™ board game and helps students explore the State rooms of the residence in search of clues to solve a mystery. Three educational, interactive and fun missions are available, according to grade level. The suggested activities were designed to complement lessons students learn in class, in accordance with various provincial curricula.

Missions

Grades 3 and 4 - New France

Grades 5 and 6 - Responsible Government

Grades 7 to 9 / Secondary I and II - Democracy  

Heralds and Heroes (School and Day Camps Program)

Schools:  April, May and June; September and October

Day camps: July and August

Duration: 90 minutes

Knights and princesses are invited to participate in a tournament during which they will acquire the necessary qualities to be part of the Herald Brotherhood. Each of the five challenges will help them discover the fascinating world of heraldry—the science of coats of arms. Are you up to the challenge?

Reservations

Our educational programs are available for students and groups of children only. Reservations are mandatory and must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

418-648-4322 or 1-866-936-4422 or citadelle@gg.ca.