Summer Backpacking Camp 2020

Event Date: August 16-22, 2020    |    Event Time: Arrive 7 P.M. Calgary Guide Centre; pickup 4 P.M. same location.

Event Location: Calgary Guide Centre, tripping in Rocky Mountains

Looking for a challenge?  Show your adventurous side and join us on a four-day backpacking trip.  We will meet for two days in Calgary to learn about gear, backcountry camping and navigation, and to plan and prepare for our trip.  We will then bus to the trailhead to begin our adventure. 

When?    August 16 – 22, 2020

Who?  Open to girls registered as Pathfinders or Rangers in the 2019/20 year from Alberta, Northwest Territories and Yukon

Where?    Prepare in Calgary AB and trip in the nearby Rocky Mountains

Prerequisite: Girls must be in good physical condition and capable of carrying a loaded backpack (up to 30% of their body weight) for up to 12 km per day.

Registration closes 4:30 p.m. on April 29, 2020. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.

Cost:   $250.00 + GST  (cost is being subsidized by Alberta Council; actual camp cost = $435/person)

Note: Northern Transportation assistance is available to youth from the Northwest & Yukon Territories to attend an Alberta Council sponsored camp/event.


Sorry, registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact Laurie McIntosh at or [email protected] for more information.