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CAMPING FOR NEWCOMERS IN RIDING MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Learn - to Camp Experiences with Parks Canada

WHERE: RIDING MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

WHEN: JULY 27 - 29 and/or AUGUST 24 - 26 2012

Think you might be ready to experience the pleasure of camping overnight but just need a helping hand?

Parks Canada is hosting learn-to camp weekends for New Canadians in Riding Mountain National Park this summer together with Parkland Immigration, Westman Wilderness Club, Scouts Canada and Mountain Equipment Coop.

Events will feature workshops that will focus on camping related skills, such as how to set up a tent or how to cook in the outdoors, what to do when you see a bear. Participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy inspiring interpretive programs and activities.

Come spend the night and enjoy the experience of camping!

We are currently planning these exciting weekends. Please contact the Settlement offices to let htem know you are interested so that we can send you current details.

Parkland Regional Settlement Services:

  • Ilse Ketelsen at (204) 859-2779
  • Doris Schmitt Laroche at (204) 647-0755