Event calendar

Vocation: Voyageur

Event information

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 8-12 (accompanied by an adult).

Contact: 815-886-1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Do you think you could be a voyageur? The 18th-century French fur traders paddled down to Illinois Country in hopes of making it big. Do you have the skills it would take to succeed — paddling, trading and endurance? Come on down for a job interview. Complete all the tasks with the help of Isle a la Cache Museum staff to become a voyageur for the day!

Event requirements

Registration required by Sunday, Aug. 7: 815-886-1467.


Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility; outdoor activities will take place on paved paths and natural surfaces. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 815.886.1467, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.