Overnight Winter Camping Workshop with The Happy Camper

From CAD $285.00
  • Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: WCKCON
Looking to upgrade your winter camping skills? Join The Happy Camper Kevin Callan and the Land team to learn the fundamental principles of winter camping. We'll upgrade your skills with fire and food preparation training, hot tents and sleeping systems tips, transport and much more, and invite you to spend the night and the following day exploring our winter basecamp village and wilderness property in north Kawartha.


Kevin Callan is the author of 16 books, including the best selling “The Happy Camper”, the incredibly popular series of paddling guides, and most reviewed “Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss”. He presents across North America and is a frequent keynote speaker at all the major canoe events for over 25 years.

In lieu of a bookstore party and reading, Kevin plans to launch his most recent book The Complete Guide to Winter Camping with a series of Winter Camping workshops with The Land!  

Callan is also a frequent guest on radio and television, and field editor for Explore. His writing and photography appears in Canadian Geographic and Ontario Nature and he writes a regular column for Canoeroots Magazine. Callan has hosted several pilots and assisted with BBC, Ray Mears, and the Discovery Channel in film projects. He is also a frequent host on a number of morning shows (Canada AM, Breakfast TV, Ottawa A, Ottawa Roger’s Daytime) and hosts his own CBC Radio show coast to coast titled “The Happy Camper”. He is a winner of four National Magazine Awards and three film awards.  He was also made Patron Paddler for Paddle Canada.

Your workshop includes

Excellent, homemade meal for lunch snacks and evening meal on day one, plus breakfast and lunch on day two.  Meals are always prepared with traditional foods from the area, with an emphasis on homegrown, organic and locally-sourced foods.Kosher, Halal, veggie and GF options available.


The use of our gear including snowshoes and X-C Skis if appropriate
Tents - Canvas prospector hot-tents
Kitchen - Tarp, cooking stoves, dinnerware, 
Barrels and Wannigans for food and group equipment