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School Programs

Lives of the Voyageurs

Grades 4–12
Illinois Learning Standards

Available late April–May, and September–early October.

Go back to early Lake County as 18th-century French voyageurs lead activities on land and water. Discover why voyageurs traveled to Illinois in the 1740s and learn their effect on natural and cultural development.

Weather permitting, paddle our 34-foot canoe across the lake and back.

Waiver and Release forms are required for all participants. Download the waiver »


1.5 Hours

Location Options:
Independence Grove, Libertyville
Van Patten Woods, Wadsworth

Pricing: Group size 17 max (students and adults)

  Resident Rate Non-Resident Rate
One Groups $140 $200
Two Groups $160 $220
Three Groups $205 $290
Four Groups $220 $310