Learn-to Camp in Halifax
Are you interested in camping but don’t know where to begin? The Parks Canada Learn-to Camp program gives you the knowledge and skills to feel confident planning your first camping adventure!
Learn-to Camp offers local workshops, day activities, and overnight events for new Canadians, young families, and members of the black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) community in Halifax.
Join us with A for Adventure for a road trip around Mainland Nova Scotia! See some of our favourite people sharing their favourite things about Parks Canada. Hear stories, make music, and learn how to fight invasive species, all from the comfort of your home!
Parks Canada and Friends of Keji are proud to present Thinking Outside: the Learn-to Camp Podcast.
Join us around our digital campfire as we feature tales from some of Nova Scotia's best storytellers, adventurers, and interpreters about what makes camping so important.
Learn about how camping can improve your mental health, what camping is like for new Canadians, and more! The s'mores are almost ready, so come in and take your place around the fire!
Camping is a great way to connect with nature. All you need is some simple equipment, a little planning, a few basic skills, and you’re on your way to a wonderful camping trip!
- How to make a packing checklist
- What camping equipment you need
- How to set up tents and tarps
- How to start a campfire
- How to set up your camp kitchen
- What makes for a great camping recipe
- How to stay safe
- How to respect wildlife
For more information on our workshops, or to book a Learn-to Camp session for your group, please contact the Learn-to Camp Co-ordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
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