We have filled all of our positions for 2023. Thank you to everyone who applied! Keep an eye out for next year's postings!

Would you like to work at promoting and presenting local heritage this summer?  Would you like to be a part of a great staff team in a fun and friendly atmosphere?  Are you looking for an inclusive and supportive workplace?  Then the Upper Ottawa Valley Heritage Centre (formerly Champlain Trail Museum) is the right fit for you!   

We have several summer student job opportunities currently available!  These Summer Jobs include:

Tour Guide

Kids' Camp Coordinator/Assistant

Grounds Maintenance

Collections Assistant

Click the words "Jobs" above for more information!

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Kids' Days 2023

This summer, children ages 7 - 12 are invited to participate in our Kids Days program held every Tuesday and Thursday throughout July and August. Kids Days run from 9:30am to 4pm and there are a maximum of 14 kids per day. The program cost is $30 per day, or $50 per week. Please make sure to register your child in advance.
             Send your child in weather appropriate clothing along with a peanut free lunch, plenty of snacks, a bottle of water, bathing suit, towel, and sunscreen. 

For more information, please contact the museum at 613-735-0517, email, or message us on our Facebook page @UpperOttawaValleyHeritageCentre.

Week 1

Tuesday, July 4th -"Energy Expedition"

Get ready to sweat, smile, and learn some healthy habits with our fun, active packed day!

Thursday, July 6th - "Art Attack"

Get ready to unleash your inner Picasso as we dive headfirst into a colorful world of creativity with tie-dyeing and painting!

Week 2

Tuesday, July 11th - " Einstein's Experiments"

Get ready for a day of explosive experiments, mind-boggling discoveries, and scientific shenanigans. put on your lab coats, grab your goggles, and prepare to unleash your inner Einstein.

Thursday, July 13th - "Invention Imagination"

Calling all young inventors! Let your imagination run wild as we tinker, build, and explore the wonderful world of inventions.

Week 3

Tuesday, July 18th - "Pioneer Picnic"

Let's travel back to the 1800s and party like pioneers, with butter making and fun pioneer games!

Thursday, July 20th - "Fun On The Farm"

Are you ready to have a cow-tastic hay-day of a time? As you explore, learn, and play through a variety of farm-themed activities and crafts.

Week 4

Tuesday, July 25th - "Indigenous Day"

Discover the rich traditions, vibrant artistry, and ancient stories of Indigenous peoples as we celebrate their deep connection to the land and honor their heritage. It's a day of learning, respect, and embracing the wisdom of those who came before us. Paired with dream catcher-making

Thursday, July 27th - "Curator's Corner"

Step into the shoes of a museum curator and explore the fascinating world of curating exhibits!

Week 5

Tuesday, August 1st - "Survival Quest"

Gear up and discover your courage and join us for a wild and rugged survival journey!

Thursday, August 3rd - "Wilderness Wonders"

Pack your determination and get ready to embrace the great outdoors. It's time to free your inner adventurer and conquer the wild!

Week 6

Tuesday, August 8th - "Commotion In The Ocean"

Get ready to ride the waves, meet fascinating marine creatures, and even take a look at our Whale Bone Exhibit! Water you waiting for?

Thursday, August 10th - "X Marks The Spot"

Join the crew and embark on a treasure hunting escapade like no other.

Week 7

Tuesday, August 15th - "Around The World Day"

Pack your suitcases and get ready to fill up your passports! Visit new countries and learn all about there cultures!

Thursday, August 17th - "Can You Dig It?"

Grab your hats, brushes, and magnifying glasses as we embark on an epic archaeological adventure. Unearth ancient fossils, decode mysterious hieroglyphics, and become the ultimate archaeologist.

Week 8

Tuesday, August 22nd - "Adventures Through Time"

Step into our time machine as we take you the future...or past. With some time travel training and capsule creating, our travelers are in for a ride.

Thursday, August 24th - "Final Fiesta"

Start the morning with "Minute to Win it" games, face painting before our final fiesta BBQ Lunch.