Want to explore the great Canadian wilderness but don’t know how to do it with your kids? Come out to Elk Lakes with the experts in trekking and develop the skills and confidence to lead your own family adventures and fully explore the area we spend our lives in. This camp is designed for families with kids around 6-12, if you have any questions about your suitability for this camp please give us a email!
Open to all this camp does not require previous backpacking experience. Get to meet other families who share similar interests, and learn about how to manage animals hazards, Leave no trace principles and so much more.
JULY 1ST – 2ND, 2023
Price: $250 + TAX
Please try to register online before calling. If you are having issues please try to have your emergency contact information and course questionnaire filled out before calling.
OR Call: (403)-678-3200 ext 213
This camp is designed to equip you with the skills to feel confident in backpacking with your family!
Learning objectives include
Day 1 :
Meet at the trailhead for Elk Lake, Hike In. Enjoy the sights and prepare dinner.
Pack up the hut and prepare to hike back out.
This program is designed for people who want to experience a stay in an ACC backcountry hut with their children (6+). No previous backpacking experience required.
To keep the cost of this course as low as possible for participants, food will not be provided as part of the course. Please bring 2 lunches 1 breakfast and 1 dinner as well as your favorite snacks!
Elk Lakes Cabin provides a scenic and cozy base for hiking. Accessing many trails in the area, Elk lakes is one of the ACC’s most family friendly huts. With the approach from Peter Lougheed Park taking most parties 3-4 hours to complete.
Our guiding ratio will be a maximum of 8:1. This camp is guided by ACMG-certified hiking guides.
The ACC hires guides certified by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG). Visit the ACMG website to learn more about what they do!
If you don’t have everything on the gear list and aren’t ready to invest in your own, there are many awesome local businesses that rent out all of the equipment you will need. Be sure to reserve your rentals ahead of time to make sure everything you need is available for you when you need it.
We sell Tugo® Travel Insurance suitable for both ACC Adventures and personal trips:
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