CANCELLED – Introduction to Camping Workshop – May 24 PM


As part of the wilderness skills series, Join the Friends of gatineau park in this brand-new workshop to discover camping basics and How to enjoy it.



You are invited to follow our experienced outdoor guide and to get a number of practical tips and advices that are good to know when planning an enjoyable and safe overnight stay in a tent. You will learn basic safely rules to follow in a natural environment and ways to minimize your impact on the environment.

The workshop is divided into two(2) 90-minute segments, starting with an indoor presentation followed by hands-on exercices outdoors.

Please wear comfortable clothing and appropriate for weather IMG_0146conditions.

This activity of the Friends of Gatineau Park is for persons aged 10 years and older.

Reservations are required.


More details on this workshop follow:

  • Date:  Sunday, May 24, 2015 (English); this workshop is also offered in French the day before, that is Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • Time: From 1 to 4 pm 

  • Meeting Place : Gatineau Park Visitor Centre – 33, Scott Road, Chelsea, Québec

  • Information and Reservations: (819) 827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (Toll free)

  • Cost : Members – Adults, 12; Seniors (60 years and older) / Students (13 years and older), 10. Non-members – Adults, 15; Seniors (60 years and older) / Students (13 years and older), $ 12. Children (10 years and older), $ 5. The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.


The first photo has been provided by Jo-Ann Holden –

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