High School Program
Explore the multifaceted province of Nova Scotia, where the historical charm of places like Lunenburg meets pressing coastal challenges. Delve into the region’s cultural diversity and critically examine the complexities of Canada’s multicultural narrative.
As a young nation, Canada is no stranger to the process of immigration and the resulting diversity. This program showcases the experiences of immigrants who arrived in Nova Scotia. From the Gaelic highlands to the colonial villages, the small, resilient community of Africville, and the original keepers of the land, the Mi’kmaq Peoples, Nova Scotia is an integral part of Canada’s immigration history and growing diversity.
This Maritimes program brings you to some of the most iconic and engaging experiences found throughout the province of Nova Scotia. From the history of Lunenburg and Pier 21 to the contemporary issues affecting our coastlines, engage with rich content both past and present. With cultural diversity as a key theme, challenge the Canadian narrative that all are welcome, diving deeper into contemporary issues impacting our multicultural society.
At Insight, our program itineraries are as unique as your students. All our program itineraries are customized with teacher chaperones to ensure that it meets the needs of your students.
With the support of a variety of local vendors and NGO’s, we promise that your students will get an authentic, local experience.
All our trips include:
Want to take your students outside the classroom? Review our program locations and suggested themes.
Connect with one of our High School Educators who will help custom design your program.
With our assistance, submit required paperwork and details to your Administration and School Board.
Announce the trip to your students! (We’ll provide all the materials you need).
Invite us to your school to host a Student & Parent Info Night! We will be there to answer questions and support student sign-up!
Learn about the experiences of African-Nova Scotians and the story of Africville. Located on the northern shore of the Halifax peninsula, the Africville Museum is a place of remembrance and community. Tackle some of Canada’s least-acknowledged history when it comes to diversity and inclusion, and explore Canada’s role in the transatlantic slave trade.
Visit Pier 21 to participate in a simulated immigrant experience that unpacks the experiences that those who immigrated through Pier 21 went through. Then, enjoy supervised free time along the Halifax Pier.
Discover authentic Mi’kmaq culture along a picturesque 2.4 KM trail on Goat Island in Eskasoni. The island hugs the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy a traditional Mi’kmaq lunch after your tour.
Visit the Highland Village Museum, and travel through time to witness a living history museum and cultural center that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia.