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May 2021

Canoe Tripping Long Weekend (Kashwakmak, North Frontenac)

May 22 @ 10:00 am - May 24 @ 3:00 pm

Overview: The most efficient way to access wild areas in an environmentally friendly way is by means of canoe. Purpose: To introduce all aspects of lightweight camping as applied to canoe tripping. Topics: how to plan and implement a canoe trip into the back-country paddling techniques types of canoes selection of paddles PFD’s canoe safety and rescue (Coast Guard regulations) camping gear and clothing menus, and, trip planning. Canadiana will be an underlying theme, including skills and lore of the…

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Outdoor Survival (Humber Valley, Toronto)

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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Wild Edibles Foraging (Humber Valley, Toronto)

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humber Valley, Toronto, 203 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3 Canada
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This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.  

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June 2021

Wilderness Survival Campout (Moon River, Muskoka)

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 6 @ 3:00 pm
Moon River, Muskoka District Road 12, Harrison Trail
MacTier, Ontario P0C 1H0 Canada
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Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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Outdoor Survival (Robertson Tract, Milton)

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Robertson Tract, Milton, + Google Map

Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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Wild Edibles Foraging (Rouge Valley, Toronto)

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.  

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Outdoor Survival (Woodend, Niagara)

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Woodend, Niagara, Niagara, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Overview: This introduction to survival skills and preparedness is a must for anyone, such as hikers, canoeists, hunters, fisher persons and outdoor leads/camp staffs, who ventures into the great outdoors. The format and duration of the program will vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. Topics: Proper gear/clothing/footwear Shelter-building and fire-building Signalling for help Setting snares and foraging for food Map and compass basics Being prepared at home and cottage The “what if?” priority…

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Bushcraft Basics (Woodend, Niagara)

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Woodend, Niagara, Niagara, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Learn basic Bushcrafting skills, including tarp shelters, rope making, firebow friction fire,  flint and steel,  and cooking with coals (bannock)  

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Wild Edibles Foraging (Woodend, Niagara)

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Woodend, Niagara, Niagara, Ontario Canada + Google Map

This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens. The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor. Families welcome, kids over 7 years. basic principles of ecology and habitats, species preferences and site distribution, rules and regulations, safety and health concerns, ethics of plant foraging. Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.  

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Wilderness First Aid (Marble Lake Lodge, Frontenac)

June 26 @ 10:00 am - June 27 @ 3:00 pm
Marble Lake, 1005 Marble Lake Road
Cloyne , ON K0H 1K0 Canada
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Learn important backcountry Crisis Management and Hazard Identification Skills, ‎how to construct a Wilderness First Aid Kit, plus how to treat the top-20 medical scenarios  and injuries in the Wilds including assessments, triage, and evacuation methods.  

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