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Young participants in the SUNIA summer camps at the Goldeye Centre, near Nordegg, in August will balance learning about international affairs with recreation. (Contributed photo)

International affairs camp near Nordegg will teach teenagers about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The SUNIA camps balance immersive global affairs discussion with outdoor opportunities

 

RV Resorts across Central Alberta still aren’t sure what the summer of 2022 will bring with high gas prices, but they’re optimistic it will be busy. (Advocate file photo)

Central Alberta RV resorts hoping for more normal summer season

Central Albertans hunt of smaller motor homes

 

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Alberta Parks starts taking campground reservations year-round

The Alberta Parks online reservation line is now a year-round service. With…

 

(Alberta Parks photo).

Alberta Parks changes reservation system for campgrounds in 2022

Temperatures are set to plunge across the province — but its never…

(Alberta Parks photo).
A fork on upon entering the Canyon Ski Resort property. The road to the left goes to the proposed site for the campground, and the road to the right goes down the hill to ski lodge and lifts. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Fewer campsites proposed for campground at Canyon Ski Resort for now

Red Deer County approves phase 1 of campground

A fork on upon entering the Canyon Ski Resort property. The road to the left goes to the proposed site for the campground, and the road to the right goes down the hill to ski lodge and lifts. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Camping reservations are now open for Alberta’s provincial parks for the coming season.

Camping reservations open for Alberta parks

Parks Canada reservations begin in April

Camping reservations are now open for Alberta’s provincial parks for the coming season.
Start planning your summer adventure today! Visit Woody's Virtual RV Show Jan. 28 - Feb. 7.

Step one summer fun: get an RV!

2021 RV Show offers great selection and helpful staff under one (virtual) roof!

  • Jan 18, 2021
Start planning your summer adventure today! Visit Woody's Virtual RV Show Jan. 28 - Feb. 7.
A GoFundMe with a goal of $150,000 has been set up to raise money for Camp LG Barnes located on Gull Lake. (Photo contributed)
A GoFundMe with a goal of $150,000 has been set up to raise money for Camp LG Barnes located on Gull Lake. (Photo contributed)
Camping: What you should know before heading out

Camping: What you should know before heading out

Summer fun is still possible during COVID-19

Camping: What you should know before heading out
A report by Alberta Environment’s Bighorn Backcountry Standing Committee says camping numbers in the large undeveloped wilderness in central Alberta’s foothills and Rocky Mountains, have been “insane,” in a July 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

EDMONTON — A vast section of Alberta backcountry once considered for a…

A report by Alberta Environment’s Bighorn Backcountry Standing Committee says camping numbers in the large undeveloped wilderness in central Alberta’s foothills and Rocky Mountains, have been “insane,” in a July 28, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
5 great reasons to store your RVs at a safe, secure local site

5 great reasons to store your RVs at a safe, secure local site

Free up space at home, park your RVs and seasonal vehicles offsite, close to Red Deer!

  • Mar 23, 2020
5 great reasons to store your RVs at a safe, secure local site
RV campground near Gull Lake to expand

RV campground near Gull Lake to expand

Summerland Leisure Park to double RV sites to 60 and add pool as part of planned upgrades

RV campground near Gull Lake to expand
Camping at Fish Lake, west of Nordegg. The lake is also known as Shunda Lake. (Photo contributed)
Camping at Fish Lake, west of Nordegg. The lake is also known as Shunda Lake. (Photo contributed)