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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Map of Nova Scotia and Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Learn-to camp at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site!  

 
Child learning how to set up a tent, Signal Hill National Historic Site, St. John’s, NL

What’s a great way to connect with nature? Camping in the great outdoors!

 

Sleeping in a tent under the stars, taking an evening flashlight walk, telling stories around the campfire, it’s time to start the tradition and make some memories!

Thinking about learning how to camp? Every year, Parks Canada and MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) team up to teach hundreds of people how to camp.

Bring the whole family and join us at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site on July 23 and July 24, 2016 to experience camping, the guided way!


What will you learn?

  • How to pitch a tent
  • How to build a campfire
  • Camping safety 
  • Camp cooking

You will also have the chance to participate in activities offered at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site during your stay.

Couple paddling in Kejimkujik Paddle the gentle waterways of Kejimkujik
© Parks Canada/S. Munn

Stars in a dark sky at Kejimkujik The Dark Sky Preserve at Kejimkujik offers breathtaking stargazing
© Parks Canada/C. Green

















What’s provided?

  • Tent 
  • Sleeping pads
  • Group dinner on Saturday
  • Group breakfast on Sunday
  • All workshops and activities
     

Where does the event take place?

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is located in the community of Maitland Bridge.

The civic address is 3005 Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, NS

GPS coordinates: N 44.43829 W 65.20860






How much does the event cost?

The fee for Learn-to Camp 2016 is $44 per adult and $22 per child. Children 5 years of age and under are free. Daily park entrance fees will be collected at the park’s entrance.


Who can participate?

Anyone can participate in the Learn-to Camp program, if you want to learn how to camp, you are welcome to join us!


How do I register?

For more information and to register for this event, call the park’s Visitor Centre at 902-682-2772. The deadline for registration is July 10th 2016.
***Registration is now full, but a waiting list is available*** 

You can also send an email to audrey.levesque@pc.gc.ca


After I have learned how to camp, where do I start?

After attending a Learn-to Camp event, you will be comfortable camping on your own. Parks Canada has many options for those who wish to begin planning their next experience: