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Brightspark Exclusive programs are designed to encourage participation through experiential education. Whether it’s a Mystery Heist in Ottawa or Escaping the Port in Montreal, these activities will add a WOW factor to your tour.

Classic Programming

  • The Adventure

    What time is it? Adventure Time! Engage your students as they work together to answer trivia questions and score points for punctuality and positivity.

  • Evening Gala

    Marvel at the gorgeous scenery in Ottawa, Montreal or Quebec City while you enjoy a buffet dinner and groove to the beat at our interactive dance party.

  • SparkTogether

    Your students will participate in fun, team-building games that will challenge your students’ problem solving and decision-making skills in an interactive setting.

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Ottawa Programming

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  • The Heist

    The Heist at the Canadian Museum of Nature. In the nation’s capital, a heavily guarded gem stone has been stolen! Students will work together in groups to search for clues throughout the museum and solve the mystery.

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  • Urban Caching

    Using a GPS, your students will navigate their way to caches throughout Nepean Point to discover a secret message about our nation’s capital. Which team will be the first to finish the challenge?

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  • Legislate This!

    Join your Tour Leader on Parliament Hill to learn how a bill becomes a law. Students will debate a sample piece of legislature and will discover the processes that MPs experience as they vote in new legislation.

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Quebec City Programming

  • La Chasse

    The hunt for Champlain's remains. Your students will become amateur sleuths as they hunt through Old Quebec and uncover the real-life events that led to the disappearance of Samuel de Champlain's burial site.

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  • Quel Beau Pré!

    Explore the route to Nouvelle France and the people that inhabited the Beau Pré coast throughout history. As you drive, students will learn about important figures that once called this area home.

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  • Flashback Challenge

    The ultimate photo challenge! Students will scour the streets of Old Quebec looking for facts about its founders, culture and secrets while documenting it on their camera or phone.

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Montreal Programming

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  • Escape the Port

    Escape the Port: City of Symbols. Head to the heart of Old Montreal to hunt for symbols hidden by generations past. This activity brings your students together to help solve a mystery and explore the history of this fascinating city.

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Digital Discovery Journal

Encouraging students to engage in reflection, connection-making, and critical thinking is crucial for learning. To help facilitate this process, we've created a digital Discovery Journal specifically for Ottawa, empowering students to elevate their learning experiences.

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Latest Blog Posts

Discover invaluable teacher resources on our blog page tailored to enhance educational travel experiences. Dive into our latest blogs and empower yourself with tools to enrich your classroom lesson plans. 

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