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Riding Mountain National Park

Learn-to Camp in Riding Mountain National Park

What you need to know for your Learn-to camp experience?

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Never been camping? Not sure where to get started? Don’t worry. This section will tell you everything you need to know to prepare for your Learn-to camp experience.

Event Dates

Saturday, June 20 to Sunday, June 21, 2015

NOTE: June 21st is National Aboriginal Day; once we wrap up our Learn-to camp on this day, you are welcome to stay in the park and take in some of the planned National Aboriginal day festivities


Wasagaming Campground


$44.00 per participants, $22 for 16 and under

Price is per individual, regardless of the number of participants per tent.


Participants are responsible for their own transportation to Riding Mountain National Park.

What's included

  • Park entry & Camping fees
  • Camping equipment (tent, sleeping pads and firewood; stoves, pots and pans will be available if needed)
  • Some meals (Saturday's lunch, campfire snacks and Sunday's breakfast)
  • All scheduled workshops and activities

What to bring

  • Food & snacks (food for supper on Saturday's and any specific snacks you may like to have)
  • For meal ideas: The basics – What to cook
  • Camp kitchen
    (dinnerware/cookware, glasses/cups, cooler, paper towel, Dishpan, dish soap and dish scrubber, garbage bags)
  • Sleeping Bags
    (sleeping bags are NOT provided. Please ensure you have one for each member of your group or several blankets).
  • Pillow
  • Suitable, comfortable clothing for the outdoors
    (remember that it can be cool at night so bring a variety of clothing so that you will be able to layer for warmth, for more ideas go to: The Basics – What to Wear)
  • Pyjamas
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable and supportive shoes
    (you will be involved in many different activities, so be prepared to be on your feet)
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottles
  • A hat to protect you from the sun
  • Personal toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Camera
  • Items for young children
    (bottles, diapers, toys, etc.)
  • Your health card
  • Checklist

What not to bring

  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fire arms/or weapons
  • Illegal drugs


Wasagaming weather

This is a rain or shine event.


Space is limited so reservations are required. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register:

  • By Phone; please call 1-888-773-8888 or Karyne at 1-204-983-0794
  • Via email at

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received 14 days before the start of the event will be fully refunded (June 5th). Should you cancel your registration less than 14 days before the start of the event, we reserve the right to retain your registration fee.