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Camping Symposium

Sept. 8-10, 2023

Event Description:

Join Canoe Kayak New Brunswick at the 2023 Paddling Camping Symposium from Sept. 8-10, 2023 for camping and paddling tips and tricks from New Brunswick’s best outdoor educators. Workshops include:

  • Canoe Strokes and Manoeuvres 

  • Introduction to Canoe Poling

  • Sea Kayak Fundamentals

  • River Kayak Basics

  • Paddling on Moving Water

  • Big Canoe Paddling

  • Canoe Trip Planning

  • The Perfect Tarp Setup

  • Useful Knots for Paddling and Camping

  • Baking with a Reflector Oven

  • Safety tips and knife sharpening

  • Campfire Cooking

Location: ​

The Symposium will be held on beautiful Yoho Lake at the Yoho Scout Reserve. It is located just off the Hanwell Road, roughly 20-minutes outside of Fredericton, 1.5 hours from Saint John, and 2 hours from Moncton. 


Yoho Scout Reserve

3566 Route 640,

Yoho, New Brunswick,

E6K 3B1

Venue & Accommodation

Participants are welcome to stay at the Yoho Scout Reserve for no charge. There is plenty of space to set up tents on site. So, if you’d like to tent, bring your gear (Trailers are not permitted)! 

Bathrooms are located on site, as is a camp kitchen.


All participants should come prepared for a rustic weekend!

Event Schedule

View the schedule here.

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