1. What is the Book an Ambassador experience?
Book time with a Park Ambassador for a free 30-minute one-on-one, group, or online workshop. You can choose the camping skill you would like to learn.
2. How can I book a Park Ambassador?
You can register for your free 30-minute workshop online on our Learn to Camp page. Registration is required. Limited spots available. Equipment not provided.
A minimum advance booking time of 48 hours before the workshop is required.
3. Are there any restrictions on who can book a Park Ambassador experience?
One-on-one workshops are limited to visitors with a car camping reservation on the day of the program at participating parks. A reserved campsite number will be requested at the time of registration.
Group workshops are limited to visitors with a valid car camping reservation or day use permit on the day of the program at participating parks.
Online workshops are open to anyone who would like to learn more about visiting Ontario Parks.
4. Are these sessions free?
One on one and group workshops are included in the cost of your day use or camping permit at participating parks. Online workshops are offered at no charge.
5. What type of skills can I choose from?
Our Park Ambassador program offers 5 workshops that answer common questions campers often ask us!
6. How do I know if my session has been booked?
Our Learn to Camp team will send you a confirmation email upon submitting your registration.
7. Can I book more than one session per day?
Participants can book one session per day, with the ability to book further experiences throughout the season.
8. Which parks are participating?
9. I have family/friends at another campsite. Can they join us?
Yes, family and friends are welcome to join your one on one workshop! If your group is more than 12 people, please join us at a group workshop.
10. Is equipment provided?
No, equipment is not provided for these workshops. Participants must bring their own camping equipment, and any other supplies they may require.
11. What if I booked a workshop and I need to cancel?
Please email the Learn to Camp team at LearntoCamp@ontario.ca to inform them of your cancelation. Forty-eight hours cancelation notice is recommended.
12. Will my session be canceled if it rains?
During inclement weather cancelations may occur. An email will be sent to inform you of any cancelations.
13. Is there a waiting/cancelation list?
Yes. Please email LearntoCamp@ontario.ca to be put on the cancelation list. Make sure to include your preferred date, time, and park.
14. What are your COVID-19 protocols?
Ontario Parks continues to offer outdoor recreational activities for in provincial parks and follows all public health advice to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. Please check our COVID-19 page before your visit for the latest updates.