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Intro to Backcountry Camping - Part 2

Outdoor Activities: 

Event Date: 

May 29, 2015 to May 31, 2015

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Contact / Registration: 

Sean Worden:

This second part of the Intro to Backcountry Camping workshop is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to practice and learn backcountry skills under the supervision and direction of experienced trip leaders.  This session is focused entirely on the newcomer to backcountry camping, participants will have the opportunity to perform the following:

·         Select, pack, and participate in a Hike
·         Select and set up camp
·         Set up a Tarp and an emergency tarp shelter
·         Perform camp chores
·         Hang a bear bag
·         Treat water in the backcountry
·         Build and light a fire
·         Learn and practice navigation skills 

This event takes place in Spruce Woods Provincial Park on May 29th to 31st. 

This workshop event will most likely run again in February and May of 2016.