#HowtoNature series: How to camp (Part Two)

Western uplands landscape at Algonquin Provincial Park (Photo by Cara Copeland/NCC Staff)

Western uplands landscape at Algonquin Provincial Park (Photo by Cara Copeland/NCC Staff)

Now that you’ve planned where to go and what to bring (see Part One) it’s time to cover what actually happens on a camping trip. Camp setup and maintenance When you arrive at your campsite, decide where to set up your tent. Look for...

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#HowToNature series: How to camp (Part One)

Set up your tent in a flat, open space away from the campfire pit and cooking area. (Photo taken at Silent Lake Provincial Park by Cara Copeland)

Set up your tent in a flat, open space away from the campfire pit and cooking area. (Photo taken at Silent Lake Provincial Park by Cara Copeland)

Camping is one of my favourite ways to experience nature. I love the fresh air, waking up to the sound of birds chirping, and taking the time to slow down and just enjoy being outside. Camping is a broad topic – generally speaking, it...

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The nature of creativity

Lake Superior shoreline (Photo by Cara Copeland/NCC staff)

Lake Superior shoreline (Photo by Cara Copeland/NCC staff)

Growing up in northern Ontario, I was fortunate to have regular exposure to the outdoors. Every summer we camped in provincial parks and visited my grandparents' cottages. Even so, when my parents decided to purchase a piece of land on Pancake...

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