Parks Canada

Parks Canada

June 16, 2012 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Parks Canada Launches a New Mobile Application During the Learn to Camp Initiative

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2012) - With the success of the first year of the Learn To Camp Initiative, this year Parks Canada will add the launch of the new mobile application encouraging Canadians to experience camping.

Members of the media are invited to participate in the activities alongside Canadians living their first camping experience.

On site you will have access to a Parks Canada spokesperson, to all participants and obtain images of the application.

The event is organized by Elk Island National Park and MEC in partnership with Edmonton's Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Scouts Canada, and the Friends of Elk Island Society.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: June 16, 2012
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m
Location: Astotin Lake Recreation Area
(soccer field)
Elk Island National Park
Site 4, R.R.#1
Fort Saskatchewan, AB
T8L 2N7

Follow the Learn To Camp experience on Twitter : @parkscanada

Contact Information

  • Pat Dunn
    Manager, External Relations
    Parks Canada, Northern Prairies
    Field Unit