Kayak Kids’ Illustrated History Challenge
Start writing your exciting Canadian History tale and you could be on your way to Ottawa for the Governor General's History Awards. The award is open to Canadian kids between the ages of 7 and 14. Students are invited to create their own illustrated story based on any element of Canada’s past they find of interest.
Stories should be between 500–1200 words in length and should include 1–3 illustrations or archival photographs to accompany the story. Stories can be written in either English or French.
The top two writers, one French and one English, will receive a $1000 RESP and a trip to Ottawa. The top twenty-five stories will be published on our website and awarded a complimentary subscription to Kayak: Canada's History Magazine for Kids. All participants will receive a special certificate commending them on their participation.
Contest deadline for submissions is the beginning of June. Visit the website for additional details and dates.