Novice Campers to Learn the Basics at ‘Learn to Camp’ Weekend

Wasagaming townsite inside Riding Mountain National Park (CHRISD.CA FILE)

First-time campers will learn the ropes during a Learn to Camp event planned this weekend in Riding Mountain National Park.

From June 16-17, Parks Canada will host 100 novice campers who will try this typically Canadian experience while gaining lessons about camping basics from knowledgeable park staff.

Parks Canada will also launch an all new camping app for smartphones that will provide information about camping basics, equipment checklists and recommendations about where to camp. The app will launch this Saturday.


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