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War & Memory Battlefield Study Tours

europe 658LCMSDS is renown for its battlefield study tour programs. These tours have brought hundreds of students and teachers to Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Germany to visit Canadian and international cemeteries, memorials, museums and battlefields. Years of generous support from our donors has made these tours possible, and most importantly for students, affordable.

In 2012, LCMSDS ran the ‘Cleghorn High School History Teachers Study Tour’ in partnership with the Gregg Centre at the University of New Brunswick. The tour provided bursaries to participants whom also had the opportunity to use the tour to obtain a B.Ed or M.Ed credit from UNB.

In 2013 LCMSDS partnered with Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Arts to offer a study tour for a course credit. Eighteen undergraduate students and four graduate students toured select Canadian battlefields and cemeteries in an effort to gain a better understanding of the Canadian participation in the first and second world wars. The study tour focused on two elements of both wars, specific Canadian battles themselves, and memories constructed and maintained thereafter […] Read More

We will continue to work with the Canadian Battlefields Foundation and other organizations to promote this important example of active learning.

For more information or should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact LCMSDS Director Mark Humphries at (519) 884-0710 x. 3309 or [email protected]. Additionally, you may enter your e-mail address below to receive free updates on our events, conferences and study tours.

 

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