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Learn to Camp @ Ontario Parks

Learn to Camp at Ontario Parks

Welcome to Learn to Camp @ Ontario Parks!


Love the idea of camping, but don’t know where to start? Our Learn to Camp program can help.

Three ways to learn:

  1. Overnight camping experience: Join us for a guided overnight camping experience at one of nine participating parks, equipment provided! Click here to sign up today!
  2. Community programs: Learn all about camping and Ontario Parks at family oriented programs in a community near you.
  3. Online: Find answers to your camping questions. Our camping resources will help you learn how to plan a safe and fun camping trip.

Program Features

  1. Transportation available: Access Learn to Camp programs on the Parkbus running from Toronto to Grundy Lake Provincial Park
  2. Learn to Fish program: Available at six provincial parks
  3. Learn to Camp graduates programs: Additional training and camping experience for past participants

Learn to Camp Experience Video

Top 10 Reasons to Camp @ Ontario Parks

  1. Get out and enjoy the great outdoors
  2. Enjoy an affordable vacation
  3. Spend time with your family
  4. Relax and enjoy a change of pace
  5. Hang out with your friends
  6. Get away from the city
  7. It’s fun to explore a park!
  8. Try something different
  9. Stay active and healthy by taking part in outdoor activities
  10. Camping under the stars is one of 12 activities in the Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter