Educational programming at Brock's Monument and Queenston Heights Battlefield.

Educational Programming

The Friends of Fort George offer educational tours to schools and interested groups from May to October. Learn about the War of 1812, Major General Sir Isaac Brock—the Saviour of Upper Canada—and the Battle of Queenston Heights!

To book your tour, or for more information contact the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 or by email at admin@friendsofforgeorge.ca.


Guided Tours

Starting from the base of Brock’s Monument, follow our costumed staff on a 45 minute guided tour of the Battlefield of Queenston Heights, including stops at the redan battery, and cliff’s edge. Learn about the causes of the War of 1812, the key players in the Battle of Queenston Heights, including the famous Major General Sir Isaac Brock, the role of the Native warriors, and the outcome of the battle! The tour concludes with a climb to the top of Brock's Monument.

Cost: $3.50 per student; $4.50 per adult — we offer one complimentary chaperone fee for every 10 students.


Re-enactment of the Battle of Queenston Heights

This program is perfect for larger groups on a tight schedule.  Our costumed interpreters will divide the group into the American and British armies.  Learn about the causes of the War of 1812, and the key players in the Battle of Queenston Heights.  Practice early 19th century drill techniques of the British army, and re-enact the final phase of the Battle of Queenston Heights! The program concludes with a climb to the top of Brock's Monument.

Cost: $3.50 per student; $4.50 per adult — we offer one complimentary chaperone fee for every 10 students.


Climb Brock's Monument

No visit to Brock’s Monument is complete without climbing the 235 steps to the top of Brock’s Monument where you can enjoy a commanding view of the surrounding landscape. 

Cost:  $3.50/student; $4.50/adult – we offer one complimentary chaperone fee for every 10 students. 

*Note: this cost is only for groups that are just looking to climb the monument — climbing the monument is included as part of the Guided Tour and Re-enactment programs.          

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