Survival in the Outdoors Workshop

Are You Prepared for the Outdoors?

Learn about survival priorities and what to do if lost in the woods, with members of Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais – Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue (SBO-OVSAR). The presentation features practical tips and equipment demonstrations.

Topics covered

  • Survival priorities
  • Planning a hike/snowshoe/ski
  • Essential items you need to carry and know how to use them
  • Navigation tools: map, compass and GPS
  • Search and rescue techniques

With these tips and tools, you’ll be less likely to get lost in the woods — and better prepared in case of a mishap.

This Friends of Gatineau Park activity is for persons aged 12 and older. Registration is required.

When?

In French: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1 pm to 4 pm
In English: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 1 pm to 4 pm

Cost

Member of the Friends of Gatineau Park

Adult: $16
Student (12 and over): $13
Senior (65 and over): $13
Family: $34

Non-Member

Adult: $20
Student (12 and over): $16
Senior (65 and over): $16
Family: $42

The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.

Where?

Gatineau Park Visitor Centre

33 Scott Road, Chelsea, Quebec

Registration

Deadline: Friday November 23, at 2 pm Registration is required. You can register online, or by calling 819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free). Please have your credit card ready.

Our family discount rates ($42 per family | $34 per member family) are available only by phone.

The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.

Information

For more information about the activity or about the Friends of Gatineau Park: www.friendsofgatineaupark.com

819-827-3113

Refund policy*

Refund requests must be received at least 48 hours before the activity.

* If the activity is cancelled by the Friends of Gatineau Park, the rates will be refunded in full, regardless of the time of cancellation.