Survival in the Outdoors Workshop – November 27, 2015

The Friends of Gatineau Park are happy to be offering again this year, this popular workshop: Survival in the Outdoors, part of the Wilderness Skills series. Participants will learn about survival priorities and what to do if lost in the woods with members of Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais – Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue (SBO-OVSAR). The presentation features practical tips and equipment demonstrations.



Topics covered:

  • Survival priorities

  • Planning a hike

  • Ten essential items you need to carry and know how to use

  • Search and rescue techniques.

IMG_6488With these tools you will be less likely to get lost in the woods, yet better prepared for misadventures.

This Friends of Gatineau Park activity is for persons aged 12 and older. Reservations are required. The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.


Here are more details on this workshop:

When?  Friday, November 27, 2015 (English), from 7 pm to 9 pm approximately; a similar workshop in French will take place the next day, Saturday am, November 28, from 9:30 to 11:30

Where? Gatineau Park Visitor Centre, 33 Scott Road, Chelsea, Québec

Cost?   Member of the Friends of Gatineau Park: Adult: $12, Student (18 and over) / Senior (60 and over): $10

Non-Member: Adult: $15, Student (18 and over) / Senior (60 and over): $12

Youth (aged 12 to 17): $5

Reservations and information? 819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free)


The second picture has been provided by Estelle Rother.


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