When Samuel de Champlain was young, he and his uncle went out together on adventures. He was taught cartography, navigation, etc.
Samuel de Champlain served in the French Military. This gave him opportunities to adventure.
He mapped most of the coast from Nova Scotia to the Bay of Fundy. He went down the coast to Cape Cod also.
De Champlain founded a new colony called
De Champlain befriended the Huron Indians and helped them fight the Iroquois. This began 150 years of hostility and bitterness towards the French and the Iroquois.
Samuel de Champlain kept on exploring. The French reconquered Quebec. He was important to the conquering and discovery of most of Canada. The Great Lake, Lake Champlain is named after him. He died from a stroke in 1635.