Day camps Summer 2014

Pointe-à-Callière offers fun activities that involve learning, creativity, and role-playing.

Pointe-à-Callière offers fun activities that involve learning, creativity, and role-playing for groups coming from Day camps.
Reservation mandatory: 514 872-9127 or reservations@pacmusee.qc.ca
Download the Summer 2014 program (PDF)

Activities and exhibitions for day camps

Are you a pirate or a privateer?
Activity for 5 - 12 years old

Who wouldn't want to take part in a tale of adventure, filled with suprises, aboard an 18th-century-style ship, imagining oneself in the heart of New France? Here's a golden opportunity for young people to learn about and measure up to the rough and ready sailors who scoured the St. Lawrence River alongside Montréal privateers Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville. Young candidates get to climb aboard the ship, learn the basics of navigation, explore life on board, test their skills, and prepare to defend their territory. Ready for the challenge?

90 min. with multimedia
60 max.
8$ per child
Archaeo Mission
Activity for 8 - 12 years old

A captivating mission awaits young participants in our new interactive space, featuring an urban dig site and an archaeology lab. To rise to the rank of apprentice-archaeologist, youngsters must tackle the challenges presented by their mission leader. They’ll have to do research, hone their observation skills, and put their manual dexterity to the test… just like professional archaeologists!

90 min. with multimedia
60 max.
8$ per child
Eurêka!
Activity for the 5 to 7 years old

What could be more fascinating for children than to imagine themselves as explorers looking for mysterious objects? Each workshop introduces our young visitors to archaeology and a world of unusual people and objects, and lets them develop their creativity during a crafts session. Like budding detectives, the children set out in search of discoveries and… Eureka!

90 min with multimedia show
60 max.
8$ per child
The Marketplace
Activity for the 8 to 12 years old

Imagine Montréal in the early days, when the public market brought the whole town together. It was a bustling atmosphere, as all the shops and stores laid out their wares in open-air stalls. Each team of children will play the role of a group involved in trade back in those days: farmers, merchants, craftspeople and soldiers. The teams will be given four challenges — games that will help them learn something about the saga of New France. To round out the activity, the teams will trade their goods in

90 min.
80 max.
8$ per child
Tribal Games
Activity for ages 5 – 7

On your mark, get set… to your tribes! Follow the trail of the Amerindians who frequented Callière Point long before Montréal was founded. The turtle, bear, and wolf tribes must demonstrate agility, cunning, and—above all—exceptional team spirit to get through a harvest obstacle course, examine prehistoric tools, and become the central figures of a fascinating legend.

90 min.
60 max.
8$ per child