The BHMS Junior High Voyageurs

Our Junior High Program has been hosting annual Canoe Trips for 10 years.

The trip took place over four days covering approximately 20 kilometres each day.

“We use different sections of the Rideau Canal waterways as our route each year, camping at the various provincial parks, lock stations and campgrounds along the way,” says Junior High Director Matt MacKay, who also participated in the paddle last week.

“Students cooked their own community meals each morning and evening on site.”

The group traveled in 34-foot long voyageur canoes with guides from the Rideau Roundtable who help to educate the group on the ecology and history of the UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Each night the group camped and cooked their own meals staying at Murphys Point Provincial Park and Poonamalie Lockstation.

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