The Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site will host an introductory camping activity with overnight stays from July 27 to 28.
Parks Canada’s Initiation to Camping program is an opportunity for new campers to learn basic camping skills. It teaches you how to plan and enjoy safe camping trips.
Through this program offered in partnership with MEC, families can learn practical skills. They can participate in fun activities designed to inspire them to get closer to nature.
“The program is an amazing way for families to get closer to the nature we love so much. Through unique programs like these, Canadians have the opportunity to experience the outdoors and create unforgettable memories, “said Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks. Canada.
For the occasion, camping equipment is provided. Participants only need to bring a sleeping bag. This activity develops basic camping skills. Including how to set up a tent, cook and light a campfire safely. They will have the opportunity to get closer to nature by spending the night in a tent under the stars along the St. Lawrence River, with activities such as bird watching and campfire songs.
“The camping initiation activity has been an amazing experience for my family. The staff and facilitators were friendly, knowledgeable, professional and dedicated to making our experience the best possible. The location and the environment were such that a family like mine could feel at ease, while learning a lot, “says Maira Najam, participant of Initiation to Camping, summer 2018.
Thus, the activity is offered at a cost of $ 88 per tent, taxes included. In addition, each tent can accommodate up to 4 people. It’s free for children 5 and under accompanied by an adult. To participate, you must reserve your seat by calling 1-844-365-2646.
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