Last year, students created a print, radio or television advertisement encouraging people to visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and/or Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Take a look at the winning submissions and learn more about the grand prize winning trip!
Grand Prize Winner (Video)
I Wish I Was at Fort Louisbourg
By: ces grade 8 from Caronport Elementary School
Mrs. Pylatuk’s class produced a fantastic advertisement highlighting some of the many activities that you can participate in at the Fortress of Louisbourg. Her imaginative students captured the adventure and excitement of Cape Breton Island perfectly in their one-minute video.
Read an article about the trip in the July/August 2013 issue of Canadian Geographic
These three classes went above and beyond to create compelling advertisements for Parks Canada’s sites on Cape Breton Island. Using different mediums all of these talented grade 8/secondary II students virtually took their audiences directly to the Fortress of Lousibourg and Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Congratulations on a great job!
The Fortress of Louisbourg commercial
By: Enviro School from Environmental School Maple Ridge BC
This informative video combined humour and history in an engaging way to inform their audience about the opportunities that await tourists in Cape Breton, N.S.
By: Classroom 1 from Tyndale Christian School
Tyndale Christian School prepared a ready-to-print ad that could be used in a magazine today. Balancing photos and information, this advertisement caught the judges’ attention right away.
Publicité de Louisbourg
By: Les 8e from École Héritage
École Héritage’s crisp and clean audio advertisement transported their audience to the rocky shores of Nova Scotia. Their message was clear and focused and encouraged listeners to hop on a plane as soon as possible!