Stay Overnight at Fort Edmonton Park

Do you have what it takes to survive even one night as a pioneer? You and your group can find out with an overnight experience at Fort Edmonton Park where food and shelter are hard to find and heritage skills are invaluable. Overnight experiences are great hands-on learning experiences for student groups. We have 2 programs to choose from:

You’ve just arrived from Montreal to make your fortune and forge your own destiny in the fur trade.

First, you will need to prove or develop your skills! What challenges will you take on? Activities can include:

  • Beading
  • Journal writing with straight pen and ink
  • Indigenous games
  • Building a model tipi or travois
  • Handling artifacts
  • A campfire with historical storytelling
  • Fur baling
  • Bannock making
  • Lantern tour
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Snowshoeing (weather permitting)

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The trip from Winnipeg to Edmonton was long and arduous. After getting settled into your home, you need to relax. Recharge as you bake, build toys, and play games. Explore your new surroundings on an evening walk by lantern light (or on snowshoes If it’s winter), and sit around a campfire and share stories.

Activities can include:

  • Hands on with artifacts
  • Jam & butter & scones
  • Candle making
  • Pioneer games
  • Build a toy
  • Cinnamon buns
  • Snowshoeing (weather permitting)
  • Role play a historical event (grade 5 and up)
  • Tour of the Fort
  • Windows tour of 1885/1905 Streets

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Program Length 

  • Arrive at 4 pm and depart at 9 am the following day
  • Arrive at 6 pm and depart at 11 am the following day

Groups wanting to extend their program will be charged an additional $30/hr or part thereof.

 COST: $1,050
AVAILABILITY: October – April (except December): Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays

Overnight Waiver

If camping overnight is not for you…

but you are interested in a stay at the Park, don’t forget we have one of the most unique hotels in Edmonton on site! For more information on staying at the Hotel Selkirk.

Hotel Selkirk Accommodations