Peace River School District Tourism education tour


Tourism is an academic elective course offered in schools of the Peace River School District in British Columbia that is designed for students who are interested in the Hospitality/Tourism Sector. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills in communication, problem solving, decision making, information processing, and organization, working both independently and as a team player. Completion of this course prepares students for entry-level jobs in Tourism and post secondary Tourism programs.

As extra the Peace River School District is offering a Western Canada Adventure Tour, starting August 20 – 28 2018. 

The price is CAN$ 2,575 and this price includes the following:

  • Mini coach transportation with experienced Canadian Guides throughout the tour and all meals and some light snacks provided (except dinner on the last day)
  • Camping equipment including sleeping bags and overnight accommodations as described in the itinerary. Students are encourage to bring extra layers for sleeping at night and their own personal pillow.
  • Banff Hot Springs admission; Admission to Banff Gondola; Admission and program at Royal Tyrell Museum and fossil workshop; Choice Pass at West Edmonton Mall choice pass; Star Gazing & Bison Conservation Tour with Parks Canada; River Bear Safari Ride

This tour can be booked as standalone summer tour, or as part of your Peace River School District study period. In that case you will get 4 credits towards your tourism 12 course.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival to Vancouver; This evening orientation and dinner 

DAY 2: Vancouver to Okanagan (Admission to Fly Over Canada featuring an 8-minute simulator flight taking you across Canada from Coast to Coast); Vancouver Downtown City Tour (Canada Place & Jack Poole Plaza and Gastown famous Steam Clock and Gassy Jack statue) 

Travel through Okanagan and stop at a local BC farm Enroute. Learn more about agriculture tourism. This evening dinner and marshmallow roast is included – weather permitting. Students will be asked to join in and participate in light duties at the camp our guide will create a fun team atmosphere 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 3: Okanagan toYoho National Park Breakfast at your campground (pack-up and depart); Visit Roger’s Pass Interpretive Centre and Glacier National Park; Stop for lunch in Golden, BC 

Arrive and set up camp at Kicking Horse campground (or similar) Time permitting visit Emerald Lake; return to camp for dinner and other fun activities

DAY 4: Yoho National Park to Banff. Breakfast at your campground (pack-up and depart).

Stop at some of the Rockies most iconic places such as Moraine Lake, Lake Louise and the town of Banff. Take the Banff Gondola to the top of Tunnel Mountain for amazing views of the surrounding area. • Admission to Banff Hot Springs and soak in the natural hot springs and dinner at your campground and other evening activities 

DAY 5: Banff to Drumheller. Breakfast at your campground (pack-up and depart)

Admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum and participate in the Seven Wonders of the Badlands, including fossil casting and hike through the Badlands. Overnight accommodation nearby this evening 

DAY 6: Drumheller, AB to ELK Island National Parks. Breakfast included at your hotel 

Enjoy admission to West Edmonton Mall today, everyone has a choice between the World waterpark or Galaxyland the world’s largest amusement park. Depart early evening for Elk Island National Park and set up camp. Tonight you’ll have a special star gazing lesson with a Parks Canada Guide 

DAY 7: ELK Island National Parks to Valemount. Breakfast at your campground (pack-up and depart) 

Join the Park Ranger again as you travel through the park to learn more about the importance of conservation of the American bison. Stop in Jasper, Alberta for dinner and free time to explore the quaint town and stay overnight at a hotel in Valemount 

DAY 8: Valemount to Vancouver. Breakfast at the hotel 

Travel to Blue River and ejoy the River Bear Safari ride with your guide..  Stop at Spahat Falls in Wells Gray Provincial Park for a picnic lunch and view the falls. Stops in Kamloops, Fraser Valley and Vancouver on the last day where students can join up with their host families

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Check out the The Peace River North School District, Fort St John, British Columbia page on this web site