Poster, Essay, Poetry and Video Contest

The BC/Yukon Command of the Legion is hosting a Youth Ambassadors of Remembrance Contest for students from Grades 1 to 12.  Participation in the contest is a great way to learn about history and the meaning of Remembrance Day in a fun and meaningful way.

Grades 1-3 can make posters while the older children can also write poetry or essays.  Attached please find the information from the Legion.Youth Ambassadors

Illustrated History Challenge 2010

Kayak Kids is running a History Challenge now through October 8, 2010.  The grand prize is a trip to Ottawa and a $1000 RESP!

Students can either write a story or a comic about an exciting moment in Canadian history.  Stories should be 500 to 1200 words long and contain at least 3 original illustrations.  Comics should be at least 5 pages and have around 500 words.  They have provided a graphic comic and an illustrated story template to help get students started.

Check out the top winners and finalists from last year.  The top 25 stories and comics will be published in a special book.

The deadline for entries is October 8, 2010.  Projects can be emailed to, submitted online through or mailed to: Canada’s History,  Bryce Hall Main Floor, 515 Portage Avenue., Winnipeg, MB, R3B  2E9

Dont forget to save a copy for your portfolio if you decide to enter!