Introduction to camping for families

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Introduction to camping for families!

Cost: 25$/family
Place: Clairière de la forêt Boucher
Dates : August 17th, 24th and 31st.
September 7th, 14th and 21st.

As part of the Boucher Forest Month, the Boucher Forest Foundation is inviting the population of Gatineau to participate into something amazing: introduction to camping for families. This project will take place in the Boucher Forest itself from August 17th to September 21st during weekends (from saturday till sunday morning). The participants will have the chance to spend the night in the sumptuous Boucher Forest and will benefit from the support of a camping expert who will share tips and tricks to make their camping experience enjoyable and unforgettable.

In the program:

  • Camping site installation and presentation on the ethics of the outdoors activities ( «sans trace« program) 

  • Animated hike

  • Diner preparation on a propane burner 

  • Outdoor games

  • Tales around the fire pit by a professional storyteller

  • Wake around the fire 

The rental of the camping equipment as well as the meals (breakfast and diner) are included in the registration fees. The Boucher Forest Foundation will provide one tent for each family (up to 4 person/family), floor mattresses, propane burners and water. The participants only need to bring their personal belongings such as a sleeping bag, a pillow, a reusable water bottle and their personal hygiene items. 

The introduction to camping for families’ activities will start at 3pm on saturdays and will end at 11am on sundays. 

If you have any questions concerning the initiation to camping for families in the Boucher Forest, please contact Maxime Chaumont-Lessard, program coordinator for the Boucher Forest Foundation at this adress: or by phone at 819-918-9450.  

 *This is a non-refundable activity unless it is cancelled due to bad weather.

*Also note that the Boucher Forest Foundation and the Ville de Gatineau is not responsible for any incidents that may happen during the camping initiation. Once the participants arrive on the camping site, they will be asked to sign a waiver.


Quantité maximale de 1 par famille de 4 personnes/Maximum quantity of 1 per family of 4.

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