450 Avenue Road
Shade’s Mills Park
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Pre-registration and paid park admission is required, only pre-registration is required for our Grand River Parks Members.
Are you an outdoor enthusiast or someone who just wants to learn a few skills to enjoy the outdoors more? Then please join us at Shade's Mills Park. Through hands-on experience you will learn valuable outdoor skills. These sessions will cover three essential skills: fire making, navigation and shelter building. The program has something for everyone; the beginners, the experts, and families. So plan on visiting us and make the most of your future outdoor adventures. Sign up for the series or a single skill session.
The series is presented by SAIL Cambridge to provide you with the skills you need to enjoy the outdoors. SAIL will be bringing a range of gear for you to try. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm to learn and a bag lunch.
Pre-registration is required. Sign up for the series or a single session. The cost is $20 per person or $50 for the three sessions. Admission fee required, or free for our Grand River Parks Membership holders. Participants must be over the age of 12.
Please dress appropriately for the weather. You will be spending most of the time outdoors. Lunch is not provided.
March 25, 2018 10 am - 2:30 pm (1/2 hour lunch break)
You will never be lost if you can use a compass. In this session you will learn how to use a compass in the field, read a topographic map and use the map and compass together to find your way. You will learn the skills and techniques to blaze your own trail or find your way out of the wilderness when lost. Presented by SAIL Cambridge.