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Learn-to Camp Experiences with Parks Canada and MEC

Learn-to Camp registrations are open!

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Think you might want to experience the pleasure of camping overnight but just need a helping hand? Register for Parks Canada's Learn-to Camp events, co-presented with MEC! These events are hosted across Canada and offer you the opportunity to learn how to plan and enjoy safe and successful camping trips.

Events feature workshops on camping related skills like how to set up a tent or cook in the outdoors. Participants have the opportunity to enjoy fun interpretive programs and other Parks Canada activities.

Come and enjoy the experience of camping at one of our events!

2016 Event Dates and Locations

Newfoundland and Labrador

Prince Edward Island

  • Prince Edward Island National Park: June 18-19 (FULL)

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

  • Fundy National Park: July 9-10 (FULL)



  • Rouge National Urban Park: June 18-19 (FULL, waiting list available) and September 10-11 (FULL, waiting list available)
  • Thousand Islands National Park: August 20-21 (FULL, waiting list available)
  • Rideau Canal National Historic Site : August 27-28
  • Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site: September 3-4 (FULL, waiting list available)



  • Prince Albert National Park: July 9-10


  • Elk Island National Park: June 11-12
  • Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site: July 16-17 and August 13-14

British Columbia

Call 1-888-773-8888 for more information.