Cross Country Fun Hunt

Canadian kids know better than anyone where to find fun in their communities. That’s why Jordan Francis (Camp Rock) and CBC asked them to lead the hunt, sharing the activities and places they love. The result is the show, Cross Country Fun Hunt, premiering Saturday, Sept. 15, which will highlight Canada’s most fun things to do – as chosen by under-16 youth.

From kite boarding in Squamish, B.C. to pole-vaulting in Edmonton, from skateboarding in Winnipeg to mining for gems in Thunder Bay, Ont., Jordan’s journey is truly an epic Canadian road trip that invites kids to join in on the excitement. Some of the other destinations include: Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, Hampton N.B., Regina, Inuvik, Whistler, B.C. and Canmore, Alberta. Continue reading »

Canadian kids aged 16 and under have the chance to showcase themselves and their towns or neighbourhoods in an interactive and real-life journey celebrating the youth, culture and geography of this country, for the new CBC television and interactive series “Cross Country Fun Hunt.”

Kids can log onto http://www.cbc.ca/kids/games/funhunt/ and upload cool photos and homemade videos about themselves and where they live.

Then, beginning in early July, Canadian teen heartthrob Jordan Francis (“Camp Rock 2,” “Connor Undercover”) and the “Cross Country Fun Hunt” crew hit the road for the ultimate cross-Canada road trip – stopping to visit several of the destinations kids have put on the map. Continue reading »