Day Care Centres

2017-2018

The Plains of Abraham: a leader in the field of animation!

Educational and entertaining activities, lively interactive animations, costumed characters, unusual places. Over 75,000 participants yearly.

Kindergarten and Level 1 (Ages 5 to 7):

Level 2 and 3 (Ages 8 to 12):

Level 3 (Ages 10 to 12):

 
General Information


KINDERGARTEN AND LEVEL 1 (AGES 5 TO 7)

THE LITTLE OFFICERS’ SCHOOL

Captain François Castel, otherwise known as Laviolette, has enrolled you as an officer. Become a loyal subject of the King and participate in various manoeuvres. Games, competitions, storie, artefacts, mimes and quiz.

"A dynamic activity, without dead time, well-organised and structured. Interesting subject. Games and activities appropriate for young children. Bravo!" — Lucie F., Chabot School Day Care Centre, Charlesbourg, Quebec.

Children in costume


WAKE UP ABRAHAM!

Abraham Martin, the famous farmer who gave his name to the Plains of Abraham, or his wife Marguerite, wake up without recognizing the fields where their cows graze. Plunge into different periods and —in a fun way— help one of them discovering what happened on the Plains over the years. History, games, danse and making of a scale model.

Cow Caillette, puppet


GOING BACK IN TIME

A Martello Tower soldier comes back from a long trip in the past to help you find the toys belonging to Emile, a six-year-old boy. Rediscover his hobbies and participate in your ancestors’ unusual games. Stories, period games, military inspection and mystery hideaway.

"Very interesting activity. Suitable for the group. Nice and dynamic performance. Congratulations!" — Annie P., Sainte-Hélène Day Care Centre, Sainte-Hélène-de-Breakeyville, Quebec.

Martello Tower


LEVEL 2 AND 3 (AGES 8 TO 12)

THE BIG OFFICERS’ SCHOOL

Discipline doesn’t scare you off? Then enrol in General Montcalm’s army to participate in numerous manoeuvres. Stories, games, gun and cannon competitions.

Games


THE SMALL TURMOIL

Discover the mystery of the Martello Tower. Stimulate your senses to unravel the plot surrounding the shady behaviour of the soldier of the tower. Quiz, riddles, games and period objects.

Inside Martello Tower


LEVEL 3 (AGES 10 TO 12)

THE GREAT TURMOIL

Show how courageous, intelligent, strong and daring you are and enter the legend of the Martello Tower. You will then have to solve the mysteries hidden within the walls of the tower. You will meet the soldier of the tower, who will give you a hand. Face up to your fears. Military style games and competitions, mysteries to solve and period artefacts.

Child in front of a box


General Information

Activity Period Age Maximum capacity Ratio Duration Language Meeting place Cost

The Little Officers’ School

August to mid-May

5-7 years old

6 groups of 30 children

1 guide / 30 children

2 h

French

Plains of Abraham Museum
 

$5.50 / child*

Wake up Abraham!

Going Back in Time

Martello
Towers

The Big Officers School

8-12 years old

Plains of Abraham Museum
 

The Small Turmoil

Martello
Towers

The Great Turmoil

10-12 years old

* A minimum fee will apply.

INFORMATION AND RESERVATION

The National Battlefields Commission
Group reservations
Telephone: 418-648-5371
1-855-648-5371
Fax: 418-648-3809
E-Mail: reservation@ccbn-nbc.gc.ca

A reservation is mandatory for every activity. A dining-room is available on request. All costs include taxes. Prices and details are subject to change.