• Learn to Camp

    ON JULY 15 – Parks Canada is offering a one day open air event a short walk from downtown, to be enjoyed as a group or with the family! In the company of experts, discover the secrets of a very popular pastime in Quebec based on the “Learn to Camp” activity.

    When: July 15th, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (postponed to July 16th in the event of rain)

    Cost: free

    Location: Jardin des écluses (Lachine Canal)

    Meeting point: Parks Canada kiosk – at the corner of de la Commune Street and McGill Avenue

    Learn the essentials of family camping

    • Participate in the camp cooking workshops sponsored by MEC
    • Master the skill of pitching a tent with the scouts
    • Make a fire starter for your next camping trip
    • Using a virtual reality headset, travel through La Mauricie National Park
    • Relax in a hammock along the edge of the Canal
    • Toast marshmallows on an open fire
    • Enjoy the family area with spray-on tattoos, the PARKA mascot and much more!

    Participate in the Learn to Camp activity on July 15th and have a chance at winning:

    • Two camping overnight stays for four people in one of the three Parks Canada national parks in Quebec.
    • A MEC gift card worth $500
    • A subscription to Communauto Open plan (40 $ value) + 300 $ of kilometers credits

    More info at http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/qc/canallachine/activ/calendrier-calendar/initiation-au-camping-2-0-learn-to-camp-2-0