This course introduces the participant to the most significant aspects of camping, both traditional and lightweight, as they apply to canoe tripping. Topics of discussion deal with preferred foods, environmental impact, cooking techniques, suggested equipment, canoeing skills, campsite selection, camping skills, group dynamics, and sanitation. Pre-trip precautions are highlighted as well as some post-tripping suggestions. Students supply camping and canoeing items, personal gear, park registration fees, food and transportation to and from site.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Wilderness Survival Skills
Mandatory Text: $32 Payable to instructor, (The Psychology of Wilderness Survival)
Date: September 12-13, 2020
Time: 10am start
Location: Southern Ontario
Course Price: $450 plus applicable taxes