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Kayak Illustrated History Challenge for Kids


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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. Comic Strip formats are eligible; students should keep in mind a 5-page comic typically entails 500 words. Stories can be written in either English or French.

Submission Info

Prize Info

  • First Prize: The top two writers, one French and one English, will receive a $1000 RESP and a trip to Ottawa.

  • Additional Information: The top twenty-five stories will be published on our website and awarded a complimentary subscription to Kayak: Canada's History Magazine for Kids

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